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Who Has the Right of Way at an Intersection?

The rules of the road are a set of laws intended to keep travelers on Washington roads safe. However, I am guessing, like most people, the last time you browsed this riveting piece of content was sometime around your first driving test at 16 years old. If this is the case for you, it is time to brush up on one of the most important rules of the road - who has the right of way at an intersection?&n...
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Head-on Collisions Cause 58% of All Vehicle Occupant Fatalities

At about 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, part of Evergreen Way in Everett was shut down during the morning commute as two drivers were involved in a head-on collision. Both drivers had to be extricated from the severely damaged vehicles by emergency personnel and were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries.  Fortunately for these two drivers, no one was killed...
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How to Prepare for a Car Accident

No one plans on getting in a car accident. However. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were about 5.25 million police-report crashes in 2020, with about 2.28 million injuries. Even with this significant number of annual auto accidents, most people are not prepared for an accident. You should get prepared.   Car accidents are scary and stres...
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Do I Need An Injury Lawyer?

The answer is "Maybe."  The truth is that not every case will require an attorney, but an attorney should be consulted on every case to evaluate your specific situation.  When you have been injured in a car accident there is so much to keep track of. You have to notify the insurance company, gather paperwork and documentation, get an estimate for your car damages, schedule repairs, sch...
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