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Category Archives: Personal Injury

What Is Negligence?

We are all required to participate in activities in a way that does not cause harm to others. This is true whether the activity is recreational or part of your daily work duties. Being distracted while driving or while involved with other activities is becoming increasingly alluring as technology becomes more mobile and ubiquitous. This… Read More »

Brain Injuries

There are many kinds of accidents that cause brain trauma. Falls from high places at construction/worksites, car and truck wrecks and motorcycle accidents are but a few. When you suffer a brain injury, everyday tasks become chores. Family members begin to provide around-the-clock care just to sustain some quality of life. If your loved one… Read More »

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 »

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 »

How Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help Me?

Being involved in an accident is traumatic. There may be damage to your property and also to your person. A personal injury lawyer who is well versed in seeking compensation can help take the burden off you to make sure you file on time. Dean Standish is an attorney with specialized skills in personal injury… Read More »

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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.