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On-The-Job Personal Injury Cases FAQ

Posted by William K. Thayer | Dec 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

I got hurt while working, can you help me? Perhaps. It depends on what part of your case is at issue. On-the-job injuries and deaths can arise because of the negligence of the worker themselves, or due to the negligence of another. If the injury or death occurs as a result of the negligence o...

What is Discovery?

Posted by Scott Edwards | Dec 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

The law sometimes has a way of using a single ten-dollar word when stringing together a few one-dollar words would provide more clarity and meaning. Such is the case with the word “discovery.” I frequently tell my clients that “discovery” is just a fancy legal term that means “documents and information shared with the other side.” That simple definition alone, might be sufficient to end this blog post right now without further confusion and explanation—especially for those just wanting a quick answer.

Is Zero Road Deaths a Future Possibility?

Posted by Schauermann Thayer | Nov 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car accidents are a sad reality to everyday life in the United States, including here in the Pacific Northwest. More than 100 people lose their lives in fatal car accidents every day. These deaths add up to an astounding number. In 2017 alone, vehicle accidents claimed the lives of over 40,00...

The Different Degrees of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted by Schauermann Thayer | Nov 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Of all of the injuries that one may face after an accident, traumatic brain injuries are particularly devastating. Even a seemingly minor head injury can have a profound impact on someone's life. If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury following an accident in Washing...

How does Roadway Geometry Affect Bicycle Crashes?

Posted by Schauermann Thayer | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a cyclist, the hope is that you can share the road safely and in harmony with cars and their drivers. Sadly, this isn't always the case. Each year, thousands of cyclists are involved in serious accidents which cause injury or death. One of the best ways to stay safe while cycling is to be aw...

Non-Economic Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Posted by Schauermann Thayer | May 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Losing someone you care about is never easy, particularly when the death was caused by another person's actions. If you are grieving the loss of someone you love, a wrongful death action may be a possibility. Successful wrongful death actions can provide monetary compensation to offset the fi...

Reflections: On Justice and the Law

Posted by William K. Thayer | May 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Law is a lot more than words you put in a book, or judges or lawyers or sheriffs you hire to carry it out.  Its everything people ever have found out about justice and whats right and wrong.  Its the very conscience of humanity.” The above is taken from the novel “The Oxbow Incident”, by W...

An Overview of the Personal Injury Claim Process

Posted by Bradley Thayer | Apr 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured in an accident that was someone else's fault, whether it be due to a car accident, construction accident, defective product, or another form of accident, you may be considering a personal injury claim to recover compensation for your injuries. If this is your first ex...

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