Schauermann Thayer Sponsoring 12th Annual Vancouver Children's Festival at Vancouver Mall

Posted by Bradley Thayer | Mar 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Schauermann Thayer is pleased to be sponsoring the 12th Annual Vancouver Children's Festival at Vancouver Mall (formerly Westfield Mall), March 24th, 2018, 10am – 3pm. The free family event will feature free activities including face painting, balloon art, dance performances, interactive demonstrations, samples, prizes, games, and more.

Washington's Wrongful Death Statute Needs Changing

Posted by Scott A. Staples | Feb 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

For us who make our living helping those who have been injured or killed by another’s negligence, a wonderful recent op-ed piece in The Seattle Times highlights a major problem we’ve long known about. It’s one the public in general, unless they happen to be one of the truly unfortunate ones to have lost a loved one under these circumstances, would likely not know about.

Depositions, What Are They, What Might You Expect?

Posted by William K. Thayer | Nov 02, 2017 | 0 Comments

“. . . [T]he key advice one should take away from any discussion of how to conduct yourself at your deposition is simply this – make sure that you just tell the truth. Be honest, and stick to what you know.” When the offer from the insurance company is low, and doesnt seem to be meaningfully im...

What is an Arbitration?

Posted by Scott Edwards | Oct 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

An arbitration is a judicial proceeding in which two parties try to resolve their case. Sometimes, parties participate in an arbitration voluntarily, other times are required by a contract, but most often, arbitrations are required by the court pursuant to what are called “mandatory arbitration” ...

Winter is Coming—Auto Safety Considerations

Posted by William K. Thayer | Oct 09, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yes it is just the beginning of October, but rain showers are already upon us, and a full-blown case of winter will be here before we know it. It dawned on me last week that, with winter, the roads are an inherently more risky business for those of us who commute to work every day and have to re...

Unsecured loads

Posted by Scott A. Staples | Oct 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

On August 19, 2017, The Columbian published an article entitled “Falling Wood Injures Biker.” It reported a motorcyclist was hit by a large piece of wood that fell from an unsecured load two miles north of Battle Ground. The driver of the flatbed truck that lost the wood was charged with first de...

Property Damage Claim After a Car Accident

Posted by Bradley Thayer | Sep 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many property damage claims are often not pursued because personal injury attorneys dont typically handle that aspect of their clients claims, and many people are unaware that these claims exist. More often personal injury attorneys focus solely on the bodily injury aspect of clients claims. ...

Staying Safe During The Solar Eclipse

Posted by Samantha Bulder | Aug 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Staying Safe During The Solar Eclipse Here in Southwest Washington and Northern Oregon, we have a prime view of the total solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017. In Oregon, the eclipse will start at 9:06 a.m. and will end at 11:38 a.m. lasting for a total of 2 hours, and 32 min...

Speeding Kills As Many Americans as Drunk Driving

Posted by Scott Edwards | Aug 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the National Transportation Safety Boards recent report, speeding kills as many Americans as drunk driving. Speed - and therefore speeding - increases crash risks in two ways: it increases the likelihood of being involved in a crash, and it increases the severity of injuries sustained by all road users in a crash.

Avoid This Sunscreen Chemical If Possible

Posted by Samantha Bulder | Aug 07, 2017 | 0 Comments

Next time you're looking for sunscreen either at the store, or in your cupboard at home, check to make sure that the chemical "avobenzone" isn't in the sunscreen. According to the article, "Here's one chemical to avoid when shopping for sunscreen," published by Andy Marso from the Kansas City St...

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