Car Accident Attorney Blog Bellingham

Underinsured motorist

When a car crash occurs and the at-fault driver has no car insurance or not enough liability coverage to pay for the bodily injuries and/or property damage caused by the accident, the victim of the car accident may be left to file a claim under their own car insurance policy. These types of claims are […]

Uninsured motorist

If you have been in a car accident involving an uninsured motorist then you know the importance of uninsured motorist coverage. This type of car insurance is used when a person is hit by a driver who does not have car insurance and the car crash is determined to be that driver’s fault. As a […]

Head trauma

Serious car accidents put the driver and passengers at risk for very painful or long-term injuries. Car accidents that involve a fire, ejection from the vehicle, a rollover, or a head-on-collision are very serious and are likely to cause severe injuries that lead to long-term disabilities or even death. Head trauma is a real risk […]

car accident

Serious car accidents can put the driver and passengers at risk for very painful or even long-term injuries. Broken bones are common in severe car accidents because of the intensity of the crash. People are especially at risk for broken bones if the vehicle is severely damaged or contorted. Leg, hip, rib and vertebrae fractures […]

summer accidents

Summer is here and that means big changes for the flow of traffic with more teenagers and families on the roads. Increased traffic is a risk factor for car accidents on its own but when you add in additional teenage drivers who are at the highest risk for being in a car accident, summer becomes […]

airbag injuries

While airbags save many lives in car accidents they are also sometimes the cause of serious injuries. If you sustained life-altering temporary or permanent injuries by an air bag in a car accident you may have a claim for compensation for your airbag injuries. Contact a car accident lawyer as soon as possible.   Why […]

seat belts in school buses

Most people have ridden a school bus, a public transit bus and a private transportation vehicle like a charter bus. What they all have in common is that they transport a large group of people and don’t have seat belts. Considering that seat belt laws for other types of vehicles have been in place for […]

Facial injuries

Serious car accidents put the driver and passengers at risk for painful, disfiguring or other long-term injuries including facial injuries. Car accidents that involve a fire, ejection from the vehicle, a rollover, or a head-on-collision are some of the most dangerous types of car accidents.

Internal bleeding injuries

In serious car accidents like high-speed car crashes, internal bleeding injuries are possible. Internal bleeding can be the result of trauma to an organ such as the liver, lungs, brain, heart, aorta, kidneys or spleen. If you or a loved one has suffered a life-threatening internal bleeding injury you likely have extensive medical bills and […]

Underinsured motorist

One of the most common types of car accident injuries are soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries include whiplash, nerve damage and sprained, pulled, strained or torn muscles. The trouble is that this type of injury is hard to describe in medical terms and can be difficult to prove so insurance companies may try to […]