When two cars are involved in a fender-bender or low-speed collision, most of the damage is done to the cars. When one of the vehicles is a motorcycle, sadly that is hardly the case.
Accidents happen at any time, and so do debilitating illnesses. When this happens, the victim might be robbed of his or her ability to earn an income, which is most people's greatest asset. Thankfully, the Social Security Disability Insurance program assists by replacing a portion of the income of people in Washington state and elsewhere who are unable to go back to work. However, specific criteria must be met to be eligible for SSDI benefits.
Defective household products threaten the safety of consumers nationwide, including in Washington state. An example is Pam cooking spray cans that have exploded and caused personal injury to victims in several states. At least six lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of the product.
You undoubtedly felt a tremendous amount of joy when you welcomed your child into the world. Like most Washington parents, you likely pictured all of the ways in which you would help your child grow and live a happy life. Now, you may worry that you will disrupt that happiness because you and the other parent are getting a divorce.
The birth of a baby is usually one of the highlights in the lives of parents in Washington. However, pregnant mothers put their lives and the lives of their unborn children in the hands of doctors and other health care workers. Sadly, despite the unwavering trust most people give their doctors, medical negligence could cause personal injury or even death.
In Spokane and elsewhere, it's important for consumers to read and follow the operating instructions of manufacturers regarding new appliances. They will also naturally expect manufacturers to design safe products and test appliances thoroughly before offering them for sale. However, this is often not the case -- as proved by the number of personal injury lawsuits that are processed by the Washington civil justice system each year.