Dog Bites

Dog Bites

We don’t know how long-ago humans and dogs first crossed each other’s paths. But we do know that since then, dogs have become our guardians, our workers, and our friends. Yet what if you’re walking down the street, and a dog that seems friendly suddenly lunges and bites deep into your arm? Hopefully, the dog’s…

Premise Liability Law

Premise Liability Law

Generally, Washington law does not require landowners to safeguard their premises for trespassers or licensees, also referred to as “social guests” in certain situations. Rather, landowners must merely refrain from willfully or wantonly injuring trespassers and licensees.  But what does that mean?  To answer, here is an example: if a group of friends wandered into…