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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 : January 29, 2024Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

The table and charts below, show Spokane auto accident data from WSDOT between 2015 and 2023. The numbers reveal an overall upward trend in fatal and suspected serious injury incidents, peaking at 26 in 2021, but remaining high at 18 in 2023. Similarly, incidents involving suspected serious injuries increased from 59 in 2015 to 108 […]

Posted on : December 29, 2023Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

Understanding how fault is determined after a car accident in Washington is important, not only for those directly involved in the incident but also for anyone navigating the state’s roads. Washington’s unique approach to handling car accident claims, governed by the principles of pure comparative negligence, adds a layer of complexity to the process. This […]

Posted on : October 26, 2022Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

Snowy Washington winters are stressful for many residents of our state. They can be particularly worrisome for those who drive frequently. Even the most confident motorists can experience understandable trepidation behind the wheel in snowy and icy conditions. These feelings are natural. If you’re able to limit your driving during winter, doing so may be […]

Posted on : September 13, 2022Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

The holiday season is among the busiest times of the year for many Americans. Statistics indicate it can also be particularly dangerous for motorists. There are various reasons this is the case. For instance, many spend their free time shopping during the holidays. This results in more vehicles being on the road. The more vehicles […]

Posted on : April 27, 2022Posted By : Russell & Hill, PLLC Posted In : Car Accident

There are certain basic steps one can take to minimize their chances of being harmed in a car accident that most people are already familiar with. For example, you likely already know that your odds of being harmed in a car accident decrease when you obey the rules of the road, pay attention to other […]

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