Resources: FAQs

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.

We understand that your time is valuable and may be of the essence. If you don’t find the answers you are seeking or want specific questions answered, you can contact us at any time by calling 206-981-3184.

  • I was hit by a distracted driver while I was riding my motorcycle

    I was hit by a distracted driver while I was riding my motorcycle, the accident wasn’t serious and although my bike isn’t totaled it did sustain some damage. The insurance adjuster came to look at my bike and give me a quote for the amount of repair it would need. He also recommended an auto […]

    I was hit by a distracted driver while I was riding my motorcycle

    Should I take a quick settlement for my property damage?

    If your car wasn’t totaled the insurance company will usually send out an adjuster to inspect the damage to your car. They will bring a computer with them and use a program to total how much they think it will cost to repair the damage, and in some cases offer to write you a check […]

    Should I take a quick settlement for my property damage?

    The insurance company just sent me a claims release form. Should I sign it?

    If you have an attorney always check with them before signing anything. If you don’t have an attorney now may be the time to consult with an experienced Seattle personal injury attorney. When you sign the claims form you are saying that you agree with the settlement offered by the insurance company and you sign […]

    The insurance company just sent me a claims release form. Should I sign it?

    What does “bad faith” mean in regards to an insurance company?

    It means that the insurance company in question unreasonably withheld insurance policy benefits. There are many different ways in which an insurance company can display bad faith practices; here are a few of the most common: Misrepresenting facts or provisions of your insurance policy Failing to act in a reasonable amount of time Attempting to […]

    What does “bad faith” mean in regards to an insurance company?

    Can I sue my own insurance company?

    Yes, it is possible to sue your insurance company. If you were injured in an auto accident and the other driver didn’t have insurance or it was a hit-and-run your insurance company will be the company that you file your claim with. But even though it is your own insurance company their adjusters are not […]

    Can I sue my own insurance company?

    Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

    I was rear-ended while I was sitting at a red stoplight by a car that didn’t stop and now my doctor says that I need a lumbar fusion. What is a lumbar fusion? What is a spinal cord injury? How do you treat a spinal cord injury? What accidents commonly lead to brain and spinal […]

    Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

    How do you treat a spinal cord injury?

    Spinal cord injuries are very serious and require a lot of attention and care. If you were in an auto accident that was serious enough to cause a spinal cord injury than it is likely that you were taken to the hospital by paramedics. Doctors will need to reduce the swelling and in extreme cases […]

    How do you treat a spinal cord injury?

    What is a spinal cord injury?

    If you have injured your spinal cord in an auto accident that means that damage was caused to your spinal cord and nerve roots. Depending on the level of damage your injury can cause severe pain or paralysis and in extreme cases cause you to lose all functionality. There are two types of spinal cord […]

    What is a spinal cord injury?

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