Personal Injury Blog

When Do You Need a Lawyer to Help Pay for Neck Injuries?

Posted By Boohoff Law | | November 12, 2019

Six of the 70 Clovis Unified District students riding on a bus that recently crashed were transported to the hospital after the crash, with some complaining of neck pain. Neck injuries are often among the most dangerous and debilitating injuries one can experience. They can result in the need for long-term care and medical assistance. […]

How Much Is a Typical Car Accident Claim Worth?

Posted By Boohoff Law | | November 7, 2019

In America, when someone does something careless that hurts us, the law allows us to go to the courts to seek compensation from that person. In significant part, this is what we mean when we say we are a society of laws. The law gives us the tools to use money damages as a way […]

How Long After Car Accident Can You Claim Injury?

Posted By Boohoff Law | | November 5, 2019

The Washington Department of Transportation estimates that more than 100,000 crashes occur on Washington’s roads and highways each year, with approximately one-third resulting in injury to drivers and occupants. Washington is a tort-liability state, which means the party who causes the accident is liable for damages. You need to file a claim with your insurance […]

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid in Washington?

Posted By Boohoff Law | | November 1, 2019

When the unthinkable happens and you lose a close family member, it takes time to make the necessary adjustments. You and your family undergo significant life changes. When you have young children, the shift in responsibilities is often overwhelming. If your loved one was the primary breadwinner in your family, you might not want to […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit?

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 30, 2019

The loss of a loved one leaves a void nothing can replace. When their death is the result of another person or entity’s wrongful act, neglect, or default, there are legal options. A wrongful death lawsuit may provide you and your family with some form of closure and financial security. If you choose to pursue […]

What to Do After a Car Hit You as a Pedestrian

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 28, 2019

Almost all Washington residents walk every day, and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission estimates 25 to 30 percent of the state’s population depends on walking as their primary or only mode of transportation. Whether you walk for exercise, to enjoy the outdoors, or to commute for work, you face the risk of a car striking […]

Violating Traffic Laws Causes Motorcycle Accidents

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 24, 2019

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission reports that motorcyclists suffer far more injuries and fatalities as a group than others on the road. Approximately three percent of road traffic throughout the state is motorcycles. Yet, motorcycle collisions account for 15 percent of traffic fatalities and 19 percent of traffic crash-related injuries; discouraging statistics that have remained […]

Types of Serious Injuries That Can Change Your Life

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 17, 2019

A sudden and serious injury can forever change your daily life. Things you take for granted like walking, talking, hearing, and seeing can disappear in an instant due to no fault of your own. These types of injuries often result in never-ending medical expenses and can leave you unable to return to work. A severe […]

The Hazards of Reckless Driving

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 15, 2019

Every year, more than 1.25 million people die in accidents on the road. Millions more suffer serious, often life-altering injuries. Many of these injuries and deaths occur due to reckless driving accidents. Unfortunately, all too many people continue to engage in reckless driving behaviors despite knowing they significantly increase their risk of causing a serious […]