Personal Injury Attorney Blog Bellingham

Personal Injury Blog Bellingham

Social Host Liability

Halloween parties are a popular way to celebrate the holiday; it’s an excuse to dress up and get together with friends. Hosts decide how to decorate their home, what food and beverages to serve and who to invite. If the social host chooses to serve alcohol they should be especially wary if there are minors […]

Premises liability

Halloween decorations are a great part of the fun of celebrating the holiday. Kids and adults alike delight in the houses that put in the effort to transform their yards into a spooky graveyard or haunted house. If not done with safety in mind, however, strobe lights, artificial fog and decorations stuck into the grass […]

Personal injury trial

While 95 percent of U.S. personal injury cases are settled in the pre-trial phase, for those with a case that will move to trial it is good to understand how a personal injury trial works. Personal injury laws vary from state to state but the main phases of a trial are more or less the […]

personal injury trial

When a person is seriously injured through no fault of their own, they do not suddenly become experts in personal injury cases. Their personal injury lawyer handles the phases of a personal injury claim from filing initial court papers to mediation and trial if necessary. While 95 percent of U.S. personal injury cases are settled […]

pumpkin patch safety tips

One of the best parts about living in the Pacific Northwest are the weeks of early fall when the sun still shines most days and pumpkins are ready for picking. For those of us who grew up in the region we know the pumpkin patch experience has gone from simple to full throttle family entertainment […]

slip and fall accidents

When an inpatient – a person receiving medical care in a hospital – has a slip and fall accident the hospital may be liable for injuries. Medical facilities and health care professionals owe a “duty of care” to their patients and part of that duty is ensuring that their patients do not suffer further injury […]

nursing home

The legal guardian of one of the residents of a Florida nursing home affected by Hurricane Irma last week filed a personal injury claim against the residence on Friday, September 15. The 94-year old woman claims that the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills staff’s “negligence and reckless indifference” toward their patients who suffered after the […]

Sports-related eye injuries

September is sports eye safety month. Every parent wants to keep their young children safe in whatever activities they do. Since children do not necessarily understand the risks and consequences associated with certain actions, it is up to adults to protect kids through common sense safety instructions and care. Sports coaches have an amplified responsibility […]

fall storms

With fall fast approaching it is time to start thinking about keeping your family and home safe when the inevitable Pacific Northwest fall storms hit. Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is doing their part by trimming back trees near power lines and installing electric cable specifically designed to withstand branches, thereby reducing power outages.

Drug overdoses

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Public health experts estimate that 2016 drug overdose deaths exceeded 59,000; the largest year over year increase ever recorded in the United States, according to data compiled by The New York Times. The increase represents an estimated 19 percent […]