Following trends in the beauty industry can be hazardous. But then, people in Washington and other states face multiple personal injury risks on a daily basis. Most people hate the process of plucking their eyebrows, which led to a process called microblading that involves the tattooing of semi-permanent eyebrows. However, for one woman in another state, it became torture when the freehand drawing by the microblading artist left her with one oddly shaped eyebrow.
While most mothers in Washington will likely gladly experience the pain of giving birth to a child, no one would want their newborn to suffer the pain of a birth injury. Many personal injury lawsuits involve claims of medical negligence during the birthing process. Although most birth injuries are preventable, some common orthopedic injuries are frequently reported.
A recent report about a patient in a Washington hospital underscores the impact car accidents can have on the lives of crash victims. It also serves to emphasize the rights of personal injury victims to pursue financial relief through the civil justice system of the state. The 61-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she was involved in a head-on motor vehicle accident in August.
People can suffer physical and emotional harm at the hands of others in many ways. Significant numbers of personal injury lawsuits make their way through the Washington civil justice system each year. The cases involve injuries caused by auto accidents, dangerous premises, defective products, medical malpractice and pharmacy errors.
The state of Washington is full of great fruit and vegetable produce, making slow-moving farm equipment on the highways a familiar sight. It is also not uncommon for impatient drivers of other vehicles to pass the large machines when it is unsafe. One such an accident recently caused personal injury to three people and sent them to the hospital.
Injured victims of car accidents in Washington might be unsure about the requirements for a viable civil lawsuit in pursuit of financial relief. Legal claims of personal injury that arise from incidents such as car accidents will only be viable if negligence can be established. If a negligent driver caused a crash, he or she could be held liable for financial and property damage. However, the injured party must prove that negligence was the proximate cause of the crash and of the plaintiff's injuries that resulted from it.
Construction zones in Washington will always be hazardous areas for the workers and the passing traffic. The slightest distraction of a driver can cause major crashes, and when there are big rigs in the picture, consequences could be catastrophic. Personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits following construction zone accidents are not unusual.
Based on a survey that was done by an online auto insurance platform, Spokane is fourth on the list of top five United States cities with the worst vehicle drivers. From this, one might deduct that the civil justice system in Spokane deals with its fair share of personal injury lawsuits. Over a million consumers nationwide responded to questions related to driving incidents since 2011 in which they were at fault.
A husband and wife recently died after a vehicle that was allegedly driven by a drunk driver struck them. Every year, thousands of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits are filed in Washington civil courts against intoxicated drivers. Those who lose loved ones in such accidents might seek financial relief, but their psychological trauma may never be relieved.
The Fourth of July is upon us! Time to crack out American flag-themed T-shirts and sheet cakes, relax in the sun, eat one too many grilled meats and of course—enjoy a good fireworks display.