Category: Personal Injury

Bridge Collapse Puts Focus on Accidents and Infrastructure

Posted on July 1, 2013 in Personal Injury

The aftermath of the Skagit River Bridge collapse brought warnings about the dangerous state of America’s infrastructure. Specifically, the conditions of America’s bridges have been discussed. But what about bridges here in Washington State? According...Read More

Bicycle-Car Accidents Often Serious

Posted on April 5, 2013 in Personal Injury

Seattle police arrested a man in a recent hit-and-run accident that injured a bicyclist, the Seattle Times reported.  Witnesses said the man was driving a Car2Go vehicle belonging to a local car-sharing program at the...Read More

Brain Injuries Can Be Deadly

Posted on March 22, 2013 in Personal Injury

A traumatic brain injury can physically, emotionally and financially devastate a victim and the victim’s family. The Brain Injury Association of America sponsors activities such as Brain Injury Awareness Month to raise awareness about the...Read More

Fishermen Rescue Children after Horrific Accident in Washington

Posted on March 18, 2013 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Two small children are likely alive today because two fishermen took the time to stop and look for them. According to a report in the Oregonian, the local heroes were driving along a fairly isolated...Read More

Yakima’s Most Dangerous Intersections Get Attention

Posted on March 14, 2013 in Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

As Yakima grows and drivers continue to take safety risks, Yakima’s busiest intersections are becoming more dangerous, KIMA-TV reports. Residents and law enforcement agree that the increased use of cellphones and other electronic devices, coupled...Read More

Alcohol, Drugs Still Tied to Many Accidents Despite Safety Efforts

Posted on March 12, 2013 in Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

The Washington State Patrol suspects that drugs or alcohol played a role in a recent three-vehicle accident just north of Toppenish, Wash., that sent six people to the hospital.  According to the patrol, a BMW...Read More

More Gadgets, More Distracted Driving

Posted on March 5, 2013 in Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

A 19-year-old Yakima teenager was injured recently in a single vehicle rollover accident near Naches, Washington, according to a report by the Yakima Herald. The teenager, who was driving a Ford Explorer along U.S. 12,...Read More

Washington State Survey Offers Insights into Drivers’ Behavior

Posted on February 27, 2013 in Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury

A federal and state initiative has states conducting annual driver surveys to find out what drivers think about their own and others’ driving behavior and to gauge awareness of safety campaigns. The results of the...Read More

What To Do After An Accident

Posted on February 25, 2013 in Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury

If you are involved in a car accident in Yakima County, Wash. , you will likely depend on the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office to come to your aid. According to a news report, you can...Read More

Driver Who Struck Cyclists May Have Used Prescription Drugs

Posted on February 20, 2013 in Car Accidents, Pedestrian accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

One bicyclist was killed and a second bicyclist was injured recently in Maple Falls, Wash., when they were struck by a motorist who may have been under the influence of prescription drugs. The driver initially...Read More

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