What Are Bridge Strikes?

Motorists must be notified of the height of bridges and overpasses in feet and inches. Sometimes, it is posted on the bridge itself, and sometimes it’s on a sign a mile preceding the bridge, and usually it’s both. This is done so that tall vehicles such as commercial trucks know whether they will be able…

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What Is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)?

Labor and delivery is an exciting if nerve wracking time for any family, especially the mother. She is about to bring her child into this world, and her life will be forever changed by this new addition to her family. While many pregnancies and deliveries happen without incident, there are many ways in which the…

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What Is “Brain Death”?

One of the worst and tragic outcomes from a serious injury is death. It is hard to imagine anything more difficult and more painful than losing a loved one. We would do anything to have more time with the ones who have passed on. However, there is a phrase that we have all no doubt…

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Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

The birth of a child should be one of the happiest moments in a family’s life. Unfortunately, that happy moment can turn tragic in a moment of negligence by the medical professionals tending to the delivery. There are several conditions that a child can develop due to a traumatic birth, but perhaps the most common…

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When Is a Trucking Company Liable for a Crash?

If you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you no doubt want to seek compensation for any injuries and damages you suffered. Filing a lawsuit against the driver alone may not secure you the financial reimbursement you deserve, as a lone driver may not be able to afford to pay for all your…

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Common Communication Errors Leading to Medical Malpractice

When it comes to the professional medical field, when we think of mistakes that doctors make, we might think of a surgeon removing the wrong limb, a nurse giving the wrong dosage of medicine, or a doctor prescribing the wrong treatment. The fact is that most of these types of medical malpractice are caused by…

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The Dangers of Semi-Truck Blind Spots

Semi-trucks are no rare sight on the highways of Washington State. In maneuvering around these large vehicles, it is important to know what dangers they pose. Blind spots are universal to every vehicle. These blind spots on semi-trucks have been called the truck’s “No-Zones,” and are called as such because cars are meant to avoid…

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What Is Broker/Shipper Liability?

Trucking accidents in Southeast Washington often cause catastrophic injuries and deaths. Cars are simply no match for the size and weight of trucks. Large trucks such as 18-wheelers, freight trucks, and box trucks can completely crush some cars. Many victims spend weeks in the hospital before they can even begin their rehabilitation treatment. Most truck…

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