What Are My Legal Options if a Loved One Dies Wrongfully?

July 17, 2022

Losing a loved one is horrible. We have walked this pain with many to see firsthand how difficult this situation is. In the event that you lose a loved one due to the negligence of another, you have the legal option to contact an attorney who can help you sort out your next steps. What constitutes wrongful death?…

What Types of Compensation Can I Seek in My Wrongful Death Claim?

July 17, 2022

After you have lost a loved one, nothing can replace the piece of your life you are now missing. While this time is incredibly difficult, you may be eligible to receive compensation for the death of your loved one. There are different types of compensation that you may receive, which we will detail below. It’s…

In the state of Washington, are spouses and children the only ones who have the right to file a wrongful death claim?

July 17, 2022

Spouses and children have the right to file a wrongful death claim in Washington. Adopted children are considered the same as natural born children. Other family members that may be able to file a claim for wrongful death include brothers and sisters on behalf of their siblings and grandparents. If a person dies without any…

What Types of Compensation Can I Get After a Burn Injury?

July 17, 2022

There are few accidents more traumatic than a burn injury. Not only can these tragedies be excruciatingly painful, but many burn injuries are caused by preventable accidents. Whether a burn injury was the result of a drunk driving accident, a defective product or machine, or a workplace accident, burn victims may require both physical and emotional…

What is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness?

July 17, 2022

At the exact moment of an accident, the reason for the crash doesn’t matter too much. Instead, your safety and well-being should be a priority Once everyone is safe, that’s when cause begins to matter. In Yakima, Washington, we know how stressful and overwhelming these accidents can be. Reckless driving and negligent driving can cause the…

What if the Car Accident Was My Fault?

July 17, 2022

In the immediate moments following a car accident—after checking to see if everyone is healthy and safe—the likely next question for everyone involved will be: “Whose fault was this?” Every situation is different, and even if you believe yourself to be at-fault, the first thing you should do is ensure you are remaining calm. There…

Will I Receive My Settlement in Lump Sum?

July 17, 2022

If you’re involved in a personal injury case, The Pickett Law Firm in Yakima, Washington, can help you get the settlement you deserve. Our personal injury attorneys know how taxing these situations can be. We will do everything we can to award you with your settlement as a lump sum and put this stressful time behind you.…

What is the Difference Between Dismemberment and Amputation?

July 17, 2022

Losing a limb can be an extremely traumatic experience, even when it occurs in the relative safety of a hospital. When a limb is lost—either surgically or in a catastrophic accident—many survivors struggle with a lifetime of physical and emotional consequences. Car accidents are one of the most common causes of catastrophic injuries in the U.S.,…

Should I Accept My Insurance’s Settlement?

July 17, 2022

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, it is important to contact an attorney who can assist you at the time of the accident and throughout the legal proceedings. The experienced attorney at The Pickett Law Firm in Yakima, Washington, knows how stressful these events can be and the team is there to help you. Accidents…

How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

July 17, 2022

When deciding upon a personal injury attorney, the possibilities can seem endless. As you weigh your options, make sure the attorney you choose is the right one for you. Here we highlight some of the most important aspects of a quality personal injury attorney. Client Compassion: Compassion for an injured client is one of the most…

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