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Personal Injury

Injuries committed upon a person due to the negligent act or lack thereof of another. In the State of Washington, the statute of limitations is three years. Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 4.16.080. Actions limited to three years.

   Wrongful Death

RCW 4.20.010

Wrongful death—Right of action.When the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of another his or her personal representative may maintain an action for damages against the person causing the death; and although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount, in law, to a felony.

   Dog Bites

RCW 16.08.040

Dog bites—Liability.(1) The owner of any dog which shall bite any person while such person is in or on a public place or lawfully in or on a private place including the property of the owner of such dog, shall be liable for such damages as may be suffered by the person bitten, regardless of the former viciousness of such dog or the owner's knowledge of such viciousness.
(2) This section does not apply to the lawful application of a police dog, as defined in RCW 4.24.410.

   Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Negligence

RCW 4.16.350

Action for injuries resulting from health care or related services—Physicians, dentists, nurses, etc.—Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, etc.Any civil action for damages for injury occurring as a result of health care which is provided after June 25, 1976, against:
(1) A person licensed by this state to provide health care or related services, including, but not limited to, a physician, osteopathic physician, dentist, nurse, optometrist, podiatric physician and surgeon, chiropractor, physical therapist, psychologist, pharmacist, optician, physician's assistant, osteopathic physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, or physician's trained mobile intensive care paramedic, including, in the event such person is deceased, his or her estate or personal representative; ...


   Automobile Accidents

   Pedestrian Injuries

   Slip and Fall

   Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 


$150,000: Slip and fall at a store

$100,000: Automobile collision on residential street and head-on.

$60,000: Automobile collision with one time emergency visit, physical therapy and massage treatments in Spokane, WA

$47,000: Automobile collision and client at fault for speeding

$22,000: Rear-ended at traffic light coming from parking lot. 

$21,500: Rear-ended at traffic light

$18,000: Rear-ended at stop sign

$5,000: Auto collision with one time medical treatment to the emergency room.

$4,300: Passenger side swipe with minimal treatment

* Case results vary due to injuries and treatments.