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Posted on : May 31, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), approximately 100,000 motor vehicle accidents occur each year in the state of Washington, roughly 650 of which result in at least one fatality. However, despite the high frequency of car accidents that occur within the state, many Washington drivers are unaware of the specific laws that […]

Posted on : April 27, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Premises Liability

Premises liability, a foundational aspect of personal injury law, requires property owners to ensure safety on their premises to prevent accidents caused by unsafe conditions. This legal principle gains significant relevance in urban settings like Spokane, where maintaining public sidewalks presents challenges. Although sidewalks are public assets, property owners in Washington bear the responsibility for […]

Posted on : April 24, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Local Topics

In 2017 Everett, Washington initiated a landmark lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin. This marked a significant moment in the battle against the opioid crisis. This legal action emphasized the impact of aggressive pharmaceutical marketing on opioid addiction and its devastating effects on communities. Everett’s lawsuit showcased the potential for municipalities to utilize […]

Posted on : February 29, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Wrongful Death

If your family has lost a loved one because of someone else’s wrongful acts or omissions, Washington State law may give you the right to file a wrongful death claim against that person. Doing so can allow you to recover compensation for the financial and emotional losses you’ve suffered as a result of your loss. […]

Posted on : February 28, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Insurance Claims

If you’ve been hurt in a motor vehicle accident someone else caused, you may file an insurance claim against their policy to recover compensation for medical bills, car repair expenses, and lost income from missed work. Insurance companies employ “adjusters” to investigate and process claims. After you file a car accident claim, the insurance company […]

Posted on : January 30, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Pedestrian Accident

In 2018, a serious pedestrian accident in Spokane brought to the forefront the city’s responsibility for the safety of its residents. Benjamin Gedeon, struck by a vehicle at a North Spokane crosswalk, suffered life-altering injuries, leading to a significant legal case against the city. The incident not only highlighted the inherent risks pedestrians face but […]

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