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Thousands of trucking industry-related accidents occur each year, resulting in serious effects ranging from inconvenient repair expenses to devastating personal injuries, property damage, and death. Accidents can be distressing and overwhelming, particularly when large trucks are involved. Nevertheless, as soon as possible, you should try to collect relevant evidence that will be beneficial later in the process of filing a personal injury claim. Following an accident, it’s also essential to call the proper authorities for professional assistance and for the sake of safety. Take the following steps if you’ve been hurt or your property has been damaged in a truck accident. 1. Call...[ Read More ]
Motorcycle accidents can be especially traumatic. You need a motorcycle accident attorney on your side.
Despite accounting for a modest fraction of overall vehicle sales, motorcycle accidents account for a significant portion of total traffic crash deaths in the United States. Even if a motorcycle accident does not result in death, it can have serious effects for a person’s health and well-being. After a motorcycle accident, recovering reimbursement for losses may be a difficult process, since insurance companies may try to circumvent coverage laws and refuse personal injury payments on the at-fault party’s behalf. One of the first things you should do if you or a loved one has been in a motorcycle accident is...[ Read More ]
A dog attack can be very serious. You need an experienced dog bite attorney on your side.
If you’ve been bitten by a vicious dog, you can be dealing with not just emotional distress, but also medical expenditures resulting from your injuries. Learn how to file a lawsuit after being bitten by a dog and how to select the best dog bite attorney for your case. For a free case evaluation of your dog bite lawsuit, contact Cunnane Law in the Edmonds area today. In the United States, over 36% of households have at least one dog, and while these furry creatures may provide a lot of companionships and joy, not all canine relationships are beneficial. Getting bitten by a dog may...[ Read More ]
Spring means warmer weather, more time outdoors, and sometimes, more painful personal injuries.
Due to the weather conditions and the types of activities that people engage in, each season has a different type of personal injury accident that is most common to that season. People frequently engage in more outside activities as the Seattle area weather warms up in the spring. During the spring season, some of the most prevalent causes or types of personal injury accidents are listed below. Automobile Accidents As people resume long-distance travel in the spring, the number of motor vehicle accidents tends to rise. Motor vehicle collisions can result in a wide range of injuries, including fractured bones,...[ Read More ]
Pedestrian accidents are shockingly common in Washington. Contact a personal injury lawyer immediately.
Thousands of pedestrians are critically injured or killed every year when they are struck by a vehicle. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in an automobile accident. If you or a loved one is hurt in a pedestrian accident in Washington, it can affect almost every part of your life – and the lives of your loved ones. That is why you should speak with a competent and experienced pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible. To get started on your claim, call the offices of Cunnane Law now. After a Pedestrian Accident,...[ Read More ]
Look out! Distracted driving accidents are common and dangerous.
It’s unsurprising that in an age where we have apps, email, the Internet, and Smartphones at our fingertips, we’ve become accustomed to multitasking and staying connected at all hours of the day. Even with this access, though, there is one area where we must disconnect and that’s behind the wheel. Distracted driving, which includes mobile phone use, is exceedingly dangerous, frequently resulting in serious injury or death not only to the distracted drivers, but also those around them. If you’re in the Seattle area and you’ve been harmed in a distracted driving accident, it’s imperative that you take the necessary...[ Read More ]
Buckle up! Not wearing a seat belt is dangerous, and can also affect your car accident claim.
Seat belts are well known for saving lives. Many people are unaware that whether or not a driver or passenger was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident can have an impact on the outcome of an accident claim. Even if the accident was not your fault, if you were not wearing your seatbelt at the time of the crash, you may have difficulty getting compensation. Cunnane Law, a personal injury law firm in Washington, wants to help you understand how not wearing a seatbelt can affect your accident claim. You can also contact us for a free...[ Read More ]
Insurance adjusters are trained to appear friendly, but remember, they aren’t on your side.
An insurance company pays a claims adjuster to evaluate claims and establish the insurer’s potential obligation. You should never trust that an insurance adjuster is on your side, even if they appear kind and really concerned about your health and well-being. The adjuster will, in most circumstances, be deliberately working against you. Insurance adjusters are taught to engage in informal conversations with victims in order to elicit adverse information about their cases. Remember that they work for the insurance company, and their primary purpose is to save money for the company by paying you as little as possible. You must...[ Read More ]
Don’t make a painful situation worse. Avoid these mistakes in your personal injury case.
A fact of the law is that every case is unique. Each personal injury case has its advantages and disadvantages. However, some of the shortcomings can be avoided. At Cunnane Law in Edmonds, WA, we see clients make mistakes all the time and that’s perfectly fine. Nobody can claim to be faultless. However, many blunders may be avoided if people just understand how the law works and the ramifications of their own actions (or lack of action). We believe that by knowing some of these pitfalls, personal injury claimants will be able to avoid them and strengthen their claims, allowing...[ Read More ]
Do what you can to stay safe from car accidents and lessen the risks of driving.
Car accidents in Edmonds, Washington happen all the time, and they can leave drivers and passengers with serious, sometimes life-threatening injuries. While other drivers' carelessness is frequently to blame, there are steps you should take to lessen your risks. Cunnane Law recommends the following New Year's resolutions for 2022 that will assist you and your passengers stay safe. Reducing Your Odds of Car Accident Injuries in Edmonds Even a relatively minor collision can result in medical bills in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, while a more serious collision might result in permanent disabilities. Make it a point to follow...[ Read More ]
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