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 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? A lumbar fusion is necessary when one of the lower 5 spinal disks has been pushed out of place enabling the bones […]
I was recently in a car accident and I hit my head, I went to the doctor and they said I have a minor head injury. Should I be worried about this? Should I hire a personal injury lawyer if I was involved in a car accident and I have a minor traumatic brain injury? […]
Because there are so many types of traumatic brain injury treatment can vary significantly depending on the damage. If there is bleeding in or around the brain, doctors can perform surgery that will control this. Doctors will also need to monitor and control the pressure on the brain and control the blood flow to and […]
My son was in a very bad auto accident and is now in a coma. What does that mean and should I hire a personal injury lawyer?
Being in a coma means that your son is in a very deep state of unconsciousness that can last anywhere from a day up to a year and beyond. While your son is in a coma he will not be able to open his eyes or speak to you. Also, depending on how longer your […]
A traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain sustains a traumatic injury due to an outside physical force. Most often a traumatic brain injury is caused by a severe car accident or a motorcycle accident where the individual is ejected from the vehicle or bike. Other instances that can cause a traumatic brain injury would […]
I was involved in an auto accident and I hit my head. Does that mean I have a traumatic brain injury?
I was recently involved in an auto accident and I hit my head pretty hard. I have been having difficulty processing information and I am very tired all the time. Does that mean I have a traumatic brain injury? No, you could have gotten a concussion during the accident and it’s possible that the difficulties […]
A traumatic brain injury can have any number of symptoms but here are a few of the most common: Memory loss or impairment, cognitive difficulties, speech problems, fatigue, depression, changes to personality, difficulty thinking clearly and/or processing information.
If your settlement is important to you, than yes, it does matter. An attorney that does not have experience with personal injury will not know what they are looking for or how much they should be asking for in your settlement. Also, because a traumatic brain injury can be difficult to prove, especially a minor […]
Should I hire a personal injury lawyer if I was involved in a car accident and I have a minor traumatic brain injury?
Almost all personal injury lawyers will give you a free consultation to discuss whether or not you need a lawyer for your case. In this situation it is likely that you will need the help of an experienced Washington State personal injury lawyer because minor traumatic brain injuries can be hard to prove, especially if […]
I was recently in a car accident and I hit my head, I went to the doctor and they said I have a minor head injury. Should I be worried about this?
Yes. A person suffering from a minor brain injury can still have cognitive difficulties, personality changes, memory problems, etc. just like a person suffering from a serious traumatic brain injury. In some cases the minor TBI may be more difficult to cope with because it is much harder to recognize that you even have an […]