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…

Toxic Torts

A tort is a civil wrong constituted by an act or omission that causes injury to another’s body, finances, or other interest. Courts impose liability on the person who committed the act or omission, and the injured party is entitled to be put back in the position they were in before the tort occurred. This…

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Self Representation Vs Hiring a Car Accident Attorney: What’s the Difference

The law allows anybody to represent themselves in a court of law, and one may choose to exercise this right for many reasons. It is possible to argue your personal injury case in court if you have the requisite experience and knowledge.  However, you shouldn’t represent yourself in a personal injury claim if you can…

Personal Injury Claims Against Uber and Lyft in Washington
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Personal Injury Claims Against Uber and Lyft in Washington

Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized how many people in Federal Way and beyond get around. However, technology often moves faster than the law. So, what happens if you’re injured in an accident when ridesharing – or by a ridesharing vehicle? What protection do you have under Washington law for injuries resulting from…