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Compensation For Victims Of Drunk Driving

Unfortunately, many people take to the wheel after having too much to drink. This decision can lead to significant harm to others on the road. Alcohol impairs decision-making abilities and reaction times. Decreased reaction times while driving a car leads to accidents, and the injuries you can sustain may be catastrophic. Stop signs and other… Read More »

Life-Changing Accidents

Tales of injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents are not uncommon. When we hear about a cycle accident, most of us automatically think of a motorcycle. However, bicycle wrecks are on the rise as more and more people take to trails and ride for leisure or sport. The injuries that occur from a bicycle mishap can… Read More »

What Is A Personal Injury?

Accidents happen every day. People are hurt while driving, walking, visiting the doctor, shopping, working and a variety of other ways. When the injury sustained is the result of someone else’s negligence, you have a claim for compensation for that injury. Some injuries are more severe than others, but all injuries deserve treatment. If you… Read More »

Motorcycle Accidents and Deaths Statistics

Through observation alone, you can conclude that a motorcycle does not stand much of a chance when colliding with a larger vehicle. And statistics show that other parties are often at fault. If you suffer injury in an accident, Seattle motorcycle accident attorneys can help you protect your rights as a biker and receive deserved… Read More »

Why Trucking Is a Heavily Regulated Industry

The sheer size, weight and momentum of large trucks create tremendous impact in a vehicle collision. Truck accidents are some of the most devastating crashes on the roads today. Consequently, for safety reasons, truck drivers and trucking companies must adhere to numerous federal, state and local regulations. When bringing a case against liable parties, Seattle… Read More »

The Growing Influence of Distracted Driving

Most people realize that distracted driving can cause auto accidents — whether the distraction is screaming kids, daydreaming or changing a radio station or CD. However, 30 years ago we did not have the new types of distractions we have today.  With the advent of wireless technology and cell phones, people are more distracted than… Read More »

Developing Safe Driving Habits

In addition to driving school to learn how to improve your driving and avoid accidents, there are other habits you can develop for safe driving. Regular use of turn signals, complete stops at stop signs and wearing your seatbelt all help increase the chance of operation of motor vehicles in a safe fashion. A greater… Read More »

What If I Caused Part Of The Accident?

Even if you are partially responsible for an accident, you are still entitled to compensation for your injuries. Very few jurisdictions prevent recovery for injuries sustained in an accident where you are partially at fault. The reasoning behind this rationale is that, to keep a hurt person from seeking compensation for the portions of their… Read More »

Subrogation And Other Insurance Matters

One of the most confusing parts of any accident case is who pays for the injuries. Insurance companies don’t like to pay claims unless there is an identifiable and concrete reason for doing so. Many injured people are unaware of the requirement they repay (or reimburse) an insurance company for payments made for medical care… Read More »

Creating Safe Drivers

People who receive traffic tickets or are found responsible for causing a wreck are made to attend traffic school. However, voluntary enrollment in a course may be the difference between life and death. Any extra knowledge you can gain by participating in an educational driving class helps make you a better driver and reduces the… Read More »

The National Trial Lawyers

The Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins & Associates, are located in Seattle, Washington and serve clients in and around Vashon, Auburn, North Bend, Snoqualmie, Maple Valley, Fall City, Preston, Issaquah, Renton, Black Diamond, Ravensdale, Enumclaw, King County and Snohomish County.