Personal Injury Blog

Drunk Driving Accident: Why You Need a Car Accident Attorney

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 9, 2019

The same moment you get behind the wheel of your car, someone else is getting behind the wheel of their vehicle, drunk. If the two of you meet on the roadway, the results can be devastating for you and your passengers. If you think a drunk driving accident won’t happen to you, think again. The […]

Driver Fatigue: Watch out for Drowsy Drivers

Posted By Boohoff Law | | October 7, 2019

In today’s busy and hurried world, getting enough quality sleep may seem like a dream. But driving while drowsy affects a driver’s brain similarly to driving drunk. Reduced reaction time and impaired judgment place other drivers at risk for serious harm. If you’ve been seriously injured by a drowsy driver, contact a car accident lawyer […]

What to Do After a Car Accident That Was Not Your Fault

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 27, 2019

For most of us, driving is an everyday occurrence, and we all know that car crashes happen with appalling regularity. We often see them by the side of the road as we are driving along. Odds are, you will be involved in an accident at some point. Insurance industry experts estimate that the average driver […]

The Dangerous Impact of Truck Rollovers

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 26, 2019

With proper training, most truck drivers are capable of maintaining control of a vehicle that is not only heavier but more difficult to stop than a passenger vehicle. When a truck driver loses control of their semi-truck or tanker truck, the results are devastating for those around them. In the case of a truck rollover […]

Safely Sharing Washington’s Roads and Highways with Semi-Trucks

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 25, 2019

Recent news reports have highlighted the fact that in 2019, Washington is on pace to have the deadliest year on record regarding crashes which involve semi-trucks. The Washington Department of Transportation reports more than 3,400 traffic collisions involving heavy trucks have occurred on Washington’s roads and highways from the beginning of 2019, until mid-August. This […]

Misdiagnosis Could Leave You Worse Off

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 24, 2019

You trust your doctor. If you didn’t, you wouldn’t go see them. Whether you’re going to your primary care physician for a routine checkup or you’re going to see a specialist, you trust that the doctor you’re seeing is giving you a thorough exam and an accurate diagnosis. But sometimes, doctors make mistakes. This is […]

Road Rage Causes Serious Accidents

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 23, 2019

Most drivers have experienced feelings of anger while driving, particularly in traffic. However, some people choose to act on those feelings by driving aggressively or—even worse—with road rage. Seattle is currently the sixth worst place in the nation when it comes to traffic, and adding to the congestion caused by a reported 60,000 people spending […]

Common Trucks on the Road and the Injuries They Can Cause

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 20, 2019

Trucks are everywhere you go. Every day, truck drivers pick up, transport, and deliver the goods and materials Washington residents need to live their lives. Trucks haul disabled cars and pick up garbage. Workers rely on trucks to perform critical jobs and transport tools, materials, and equipment. Trucks are necessary, but sometimes they present unavoidable […]

The Basics of Rear-End Collisions

Posted By Boohoff Law | | September 19, 2019

Six Steps You Can Take Toward Recovery Rear-end collisions occur when one car strikes the back of another vehicle. Often, rear-end collisions come with just a minor bump: one car failing to stop fast enough for a red light or stop sign. In other cases, however, the responsible driver may go barreling through traffic, plowing […]