Posts by George Telquist
Drunk Driving Tourists Can Lead to Dangerous Wrecks
According to Washington Wine, the state of Washington has over 1,000 wineries making close to 20 million cases of wine. This makes Washington the second-largest wine producing state in America. Therefore, it is no surprise that wine tasting is a major part of Kennewick’s economy and tourism. However, when tourists visit these wineries for fun,…Read More
Can You File a Lawsuit for Postpartum Hemorrhage?
Giving birth can be both a joyful and traumatic experience for many women, but also a cause for celebration once the baby arrives. However, a post-delivery complication like postpartum hemorrhage can delay the necessary bonding moments with the newborn baby, as the mother may end up fighting for her life instead. At Telaré Law, our…Read More
Incorrect Diagnosis in the Emergency Room
Becoming ill and needing to visit the emergency room at the hospital is a very stressful situation. However, when an individual receives an incorrect diagnosis from this visit, they may experience additional worries and frustrations as they now have undergone improper treatments, taken unnecessary medicines, and have medical bills for an illness they did not…Read More
Mothers Deserve Safe Deliveries. They’re Not Getting Them.
Pregnant women care for themselves throughout their pregnancy so they can bring a healthy baby into the world. Unfortunately, you can do everything right and still have traumatic labor and delivery. One of the most serious conditions a mother-to-be can develop is preeclampsia. If it is not quickly diagnosed and addressed, the life of the…Read More
Failure to Obtain Consent Can Constitute Medical Malpractice
A medical malpractice lawsuit that caught the attention of the media this summer is a grim reminder of the importance of securing patient consent before surgical procedures. We might find it tedious to sign what feels like piles of paperwork for even the mildest of medical treatments, but after what happened to a new mother…Read More
Who Is Liable for a Collision with an Autonomous Vehicle?
When you are in an accident with another vehicle, it can be simple to determine who was the at-fault party. Whether you were hit because the other driver was drunk, driving distracted, or driving reckless, the driver is the one liable for any damages and injuries you might have sustained. However, with modern day technology…Read More
What is Patient Abandonment?
Patient abandonment is a continuing issue in the United States. It involves a doctor, nurse, or other caregiver failing to provide the care a vulnerable patient needs and comes in several forms. Abandonment of this kind is a type of medical negligence that warrants legal action when it causes harm. While patient abandonment in Washington…Read More
What Are the Most Devastating Motorcycle Injuries?
As we enter the autumnal season, many of us choose this time to travel the scenic roads of our beautiful state. Within our Tri-City area, there are gorgeous wineries to visit and stunning views in the nature preserves. It is hard to resist going out on a motorcycle, especially when the autumn air turns cool…Read More
Why Do So Many Truck Accidents Happen on Rural Roads?
In our beautiful state of Washington, there are large interstate highways that stretch from Spokane to Seattle. They’re often full of those large semi-trucks, so passing and merging can be dangerous. But while the highways and major roads come with certain risks from semi-truck drivers, it may be surprising to hear that rural roads present…Read More
When Should a Hospital Be Held Liable for an Emergency Room Error?
When patients go to the emergency room, they have a right to expect that the hospital will act competently. Emergency rooms, by definition of an emergency, handle very difficult cases. Still, the hospitals and medical staff should be trained to handle emergencies properly and efficiently. Many types of emergencies, including heart attacks, gunshot wounds, injuries…Read More