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…

What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice & Medical Negligence?

July 17, 2022

When you are the victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence, the difference in these two legal terms may not mean much to you; however, to your attorney they should mean quite a bit. Your personal injury attorney must understand the difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence in order to obtain a successful outcome…

What do I have to Prove to Win My Personal Injury Case?

July 17, 2022

Personal injury can be a difficult practice area because a person must prove that they were harmed due to the negligence of another. When it comes to personal injury cases, there are two major components that you’ll need to prove. These components include liability and damages. Liability When someone has a responsibility to act as a…

How Long Does a Personal Injury Claim Take?

July 17, 2022

A common question that prospective and current clients have is, “how soon will this be over?” It’s a fair question to want to know how long the legal process is going to take. The answer to this question is not as simple as telling you that it takes a specific number of months. The time…

What if the Accident Happens in a Different State?

July 17, 2022

If you’re involved in an out-of-state accident, there are a couple options you can explore, legally. First, if there were injuries caused by the accident, you would have most likely already received medical treatment in the state of the accident. Once stable, you would be cleared to continue back to your home state. At that…

How Can I Tell How Much My Personal Injury Case Could Be Worth?

July 17, 2022

Putting a numerical value on a personal injury case is difficult to achieve without diving in deeper. If you go into an attorney’s office and they attempt to tell you immediately how much your case is worth, you should consider seeing another attorney. There is no way to know exactly how much you could receive by…

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