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Category: Personal Injury

[Camano Island, WA] April 23rd, 2018, Michael Maxwell of Maxwell Graham, PS, an Issaquah personal injury firm, filed a lawsuit against Island County, Washington in Snohomish County Superior Court, Complaint #18-2-03662-31 for damages resulting from catastrophic motor vehicle collisions on North Sunrise Boulevard on Camano Island. The lawsuit alleges that from 2005 through 2016, 19…

We handle a fair amount of bike accident cases at our office. Some happen when a driver runs into a bike and some happen when the road is in poor condition, causing the cyclist to lose control of his or her bike. Either way, it is important to know what your rights are when something like…

Maintaining a vehicle properly can help stop accidents from happening. Did you know that balding tires can make it harder to stop your car in time? Add rainy, snowy or icy streets and a balding tire will not provide enough traction to drive or stop safely. Caring for your tires regularly is important. Keeping your…

Imagine you are stopped at stoplight on your way to work. Wham—you are struck from behind.  Your car is totaled. You hurt everywhere and are unable to think straight. Police respond and you are rushed to the hospital on a backboard in an ambulance. After several hours and a multitude of x-rays, MRI and other…

Most people purchase auto insurance without ever giving much thought to the kinds of coverage that they are actually buying. Anyone who watches television, surfs the internet, or listens to the radio will be exposed to advertisements for auto insurance. If the content of these adds describes what is most important to consumers, then low…

Many people don’t know what to do after they are involved in a “minor” fender bender.  First of all, I wouldn’t call a collision “minor” based solely upon the property damage the vehicle sustained.  The human body isn’t designed to be suddenly and forcefully jerked around and the property damage a vehicle sustained shouldn’t be…

During these cold times of year, parents want to make sure their children stay warm. Many of us bundle our children up. Puffy coats are a common go to item for this. However, when it comes to car seat safety, puffy coats can be dangerous. “In a car crash, fluffy padding immediately flattens out from…

Many people are more aware about the consequences of sports and concussions or mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI). But fewer people realize that a car crash, and other trauma such as a fall, can also result in a concussion of mTBI. Oftentimes, people in rear-end collisions suffer mTBI when their head is thrust forward and…

Our personal injury attorneys have compiled a list of holiday home safety tips for you. There are many hazards particular to the holiday season but with some planning and awareness, these can be avoided or minimized. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. Stockings Popular art and advertising…