Category: Personal Injury

7 Steps to Take After Injury on Someone Else’s Property

There are several scenarios that can cause injury to another on someone else’s property. You might hear these referred to as “slip and fall” accidents. This refers to someone slipping on driveway ice or water left on the floor at a restaurant, for example. We also see people in our community who are injured on… Read more »

Negligent Exposure to COVID-19? You May Have a Case

As Yakima County begins to allow businesses to re-open, I have often been asked if a business could be held legally liable (at fault) if a customer or consumer is exposed to COVID-19 and gets sick. The short answer: it’s complicated. In Washington State, for a business to be held liable a person must show… Read more »

How Has COVID-19 Changed Personal Injury Law?

COVID-19 has changed everything over the past three months. Too many people have gotten sick, been hospitalized with life-threatening respiratory symptoms or have died.  Several local businesses have closed and others are in danger of going out of business.  Many people are unemployed.  Our economy has taken a big hit. One thing that hasn’t changed,… Read more »

Are Bounce Houses Safe?

Last May, five teenagers were injured at Zillah High School after a bounce house flew into the sky with a gust of wind. At least one student was critically injured and airlifted to a nearby hospital. This news was shocking to most people, as bounce houses are often associated with good-hearted fun. Inflatable attractions like… Read more »