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One Killed, Others Injured in Shuttle Bus Crash

One man was killed when a shuttle carrying 11 military personnel crashed on Interstate 5. The shuttle, a 15-passenger van, was travelling south to take the men to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord when the ...

Railroad Accidents in the U.S.

Railroad accidents which occur in the United States are investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which issues an accident report after the investigation has been completed.

ADHD Drugs Increase Emergency Room Visits

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has reported that drugs prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were behind a quadrupled number of young ...

Catastrophic Injuries in Washington State Personal Injury Cases

Catastrophic injuries are among the most devastating for people involved in personal injury cases. These injuries are the most serious types from which patients may never fully recover.

Medical Malpractice Laws in Washington State

Medical malpractice refers to claims and lawsuits against medical practitioners who violate accepted standards of care when it comes to treating a patient.

U.S. Boating Accident Facts

Boating accidents are an unfortunate fact, especially in coastal states like Washington with miles and miles of waterways for use by boaters and their passengers.

Diabetes Drugs Pose Pancreatitis Risk for Patients

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported on a study concerning the diabetes drugs Januvia and Byetta in its publication earlier this year

Defective Auto Part Claims

Nearly everyone has heard about defective auto parts which contribute to, exacerbate, or cause injuries to the occupants of vehicles with such components.

Passenger in Critical Condition after Hit and Run Crash

The passenger in a car involved in a hit and run accident received critical injuries after the driver of the vehicle crashed into a tree.

Escalator Involved in Fatal Accident Found to Have Safety Violations

A Metro escalator at a downtown Seattle station was involved in a fatal accident recently. According to the Seattle Police Department, the victim, 42-year-old M.B., was found unconscious and ...

Bicycle Laws in Washington State

With more and more people riding bikes as a form of transportation as well as sport and recreation, accidents involving bicyclists have become more frequent.

Tacoma Boy Dies in Tragic Car Crash

A nine year-old Tacoma boy, D.B., was taken off life support and died after being involved in a fatal car accident on March 16, 2013.

Local College Baseball Player Killed in Tragic Accident

Police reported that a young college student attending Seattle University was killed when his car swerved off the highway, adding another victim to the notorious stretch of road.

Judge Sentences Defendant in Fatal Crash to Fifteen Years

After pleading no contest to charges of second-degree murder, the driver in a fatal collision in San Luis last year was handed a prison term of fifteen years to life by the judge.

Information on Railroad Accidents

In the United States, a person or vehicle is struck by a train every two hours. According to the Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Safety Analysis, there were 13,067 railroad related ...

Why You Might Benefit From Making a Settlement

If you have suffered from a personal injury as a result of another person’s negligence or recklessness, chances are, your personal injury claim will settle out of court.

Hospitals Apologize for Critical Errors

During a routine MRI exam, 18-month old Kaelyn Sosa suffered permanent damage when her breathing tube came loose, disrupting the flow of oxygen to her brain.

Debate Continues Over Lacrosse Helmets

As women’s lacrosse continues to grow in popularity across the country, battle lines are being drawn between supporters of the ban on wearing helmets - except for goalkeepers - and those who think the ...

Washington Supreme Court Strikes Down Certificates

In a decision by the Washington Supreme Court that affirms the system of checks and balances, legislation attempting to require a ‘certificate of merit’ in order to file a lawsuit against medical ...

Seattle Crash Leaves Children Wounded

A Sedan carrying a group of 4 female Somali was involved in a calamitous crash, leading to all four being hospitalized.
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