At Premier Law Group, we believe that having the right information will help you make an informed decision when pursuing your claim. As an experienced Seattle law firm, we know that after you have had your rights violated, whether it be a personal injury resulting from a car accident to having issues with your employer, the choices you make can have an affect on the outcome of your case.
Before contacting an accident attorney, take a moment to look over some of the most common questions asked by clients. These questions may address some of your initial worries and give you an idea of the immediate action you should take. The field of injury law has a wide variety of practice areas from bicycle accidents to wrongful death, which means that not all of your questions could possibly be answered here.
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Lost Income: Can I recover money for the time I missed work due to my injuries One of the elements of damages that we can recover is lost income. If you’re injured in an accident and your doctor says that you can’t work then you’re entitled to recover money for the time that […]
A Vehicle Hit Me While I Was In A Crosswalk. What Should I Be Able To Expect My Settlement To Cover?
Video Transcript There are a couple of key differences between pedestrian accidents and other types of accidents. The first is a pedestrian is entitled to recover PIP coverage from the car that hit them. So that means the other person’s insurance company will pay your medical bills up to the amount of the […]
Video Transcript A statute of limitations is a hard-line cutoff date on which you have to have a lawsuit filed or a settlement or you will never recover anything. In motorcycle accident cases, the statute of limitations is 3 years from the date of the accident. So that means that either on or before […]
Well, this is a little tricky because, in practice, most of the time property damage claims are settled well before personal injury claims. In fact, I’ve had some personal injury claims that take 4 or 5 years to resolve after the date of the accident. You can’t wait that long to have your car repaired. […]
If I am ever involved in an auto accident what kind of evidence will be most important to my claim? There are many types of evidence that are important to assemble if you are going to bring a claim. You have to remember, at the end of the day, if we’re unable to […]
I was rear-ended by someone and they’ve offered to pay me a fair amount for damages if I agree to proceed without getting our insurance companies involved. Should I take their offer? Video Transcript Almost every time I hear about this happening it’s because something has gone horribly, horribly wrong. It’s almost never […]
Is it easier to win a case if the car was totaled? Video Transcript In order to win your case, one of the things we have to prove is that your injury was caused by the accident in question. One of the things that insurance companies have used more and more frequently to […]
Is a rear-end collision in Washington State automatically the fault of the driver that hit the other? Video Transcript If you’re in a rear-end accident in Washington, there’s no longer what’s called negligence per se, which means that it’s automatically the other person’s fault. However, there’s almost no way to imagine that it […]
Video transcript There’s really no good answer to that question. Every case is different and every case has to be evaluated on its own merits, but here’s what I can tell you generally. In order for us to begin to try to settle your case, you have to get the point where you’re either done […]
I was in an accident and my car was totaled. What transportation should I use until I receive compensation to purchase a new car? Video Transcript If the accident is the other person’s fault and liability is clear, then their insurance company should pay for a rental car from the time that they […]