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Our personal injury law firm accident blog contains articles and local stories about car accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi truck accidents, dog biteswrongful death, slip and fall accidents and other personal injury laws. You’ll find opinions and information about accident law from experienced and trusted lawyers who are knowledgeable about accident topics.

What Happens if a Pedestrian is Killed While Jaywalking?

If a pedestrian is killed while jaywalking across a busy road or highway, is the driver at fault? In the United States, drivers are required by law in most states to “exercise due care.” That means a driver is to make every possible attempt to avoid hitting a...

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Vehicle Width Restrictions

Motor vehicles on Washington roadways are subject to width limits to help ensure safe travel and help to avoid any car accidents, semi-truck accidents, motorcycle accidents or any other motor vehicle accidents. Vehicles are not to exceed 8 ½ feet except for limited...

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Hiring a Slip and Fall Lawyer

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, you may be wondering about hiring a slip and fall lawyer. Accidents such as slipping on an icy sidewalk or falling in a supermarket, are common slip and fall injuries that often need medical attention. People with a...

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Semi-truck Violations and Penalties

Semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles require special licenses, inspections, training and compliance with other safety laws in order to be operable on Washington roadways. The applicable laws help protect the public from hazards and threats that the commercial...

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Road Rage and Car Accidents

Road rage is a leading cause of car accidents. In fact, 80 percent of drivers have admitted to exhibiting some form of road rage within the course of a year. A shocking 8 million act on their road rage, causing harm to people and damage to vehicles. Acts such as...

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Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enforcement

The Washington State Patrol is responsible for the safety enforcement of commercial motor vehicles such as semi-trucks, operating and in Washington state.  They may audit motor carriers that have operations in Washington and perform compliance reviews.  All motor...

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Operation of Defective Semi-Truck is Unlawful

Semi-trucks or commercial vehicles that are defective or not properly equipped are not to be operated on public highways.  If a commercial vehicle is in operation and found to be defective, the vehicle can be impounded and the owner would be required to pay for...

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Prohibited Practices for Commercial Vehicles

Under the Vehicle Inspection Statute, when a commercial vehicle such as a semi-truck is at an inspection station, there are prohibited practices such as the following. Any person employed by the Washington State Patrol to order, recommend, or direct corrections to...

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Deer Causes Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A deer standing in the roadway caused a fatal motorcycle crash. The motorcyclist hit the deer while driving to work Sunday morning. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he did not survive his injuries. According to police reports, the victim of this...

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