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Being Prepared If You’re Caught in an Avalanche | James McCormick

In the 2016 – 2017 winter season, 12 people in the United States were killed by avalanches, according to the Avalanche Information Center. Recently, two young snowboarders went missing in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. As of the posting of this blog post, the search for them has been suspended indefinitely. Both skiers carried cell… Read more »

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EPIC Insurance Series: Common Myths on Auto Insurance

When purchasing car insurance, there are many factors that can affect the coverage and cost. When trying to decide, it’s easy to get confused or be misinformed on what your insurance covers. As a result, motorists can wind up underinsured or paying more than they should. We’re going to share the top five myths for… Read more »

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Impaired Driving in Washington | John Christensen

Impaired driving under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or a combination of the two can lead to serious injury or loss of life. Washington State takes impaired driving very seriously and has proactively created laws to help mitigate it. The state of Washington has created several programs and measures to help prevent impaired driving, including:… Read more »

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Discussing Spinal Cord Injuries in Washington

Spinal cord injuries have a devastating effect  on the lives of the people afflicted, along with their family and loved ones. Spinal cord injuries are characterized as either non-traumatic or traumatic. Non-traumatic injuries are the result of slow internal damage to the spinal cord region. On the other hand, a traumatic spinal cord injury may… Read more »

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Top Causes for Traumatic Brain Injuries | Infographic

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are major cause of death and disability. Each day, an average of 153 people in the United States die from injuries that involve TBI. The statistics are startling, but they are important to understand. We put together an infographic to explain the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries. If you have… Read more »

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What Defines a Catastrophic Injury? | Tacoma Injury Law Firm

A “catastrophic injury” or traumatic injury is a general term that can be applied to a wide variety of injuries that cause a person to become permanently disabled. Generally speaking, the injury to the victim is so severe that it leaves the person with permanent damage that causes them to be unable to work or… Read more »

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Celebrating Safely this Holiday: Commercial & Social Host Liability

The holidays are just around the corner. For many people, this is a time for events and holiday parties. For the vast majority of partygoers, they will have a memorable time and get home safely. Unfortunately, accidents can happen due to the negligence of someone who was under the influence of alcohol. Here in Washington,… Read more »

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Why We Need Mandatory Helmet Use For Ski Employees | James McCormick

Boyne Mountain Resort announced late last week that it will be requiring all employees working on its mountains to wear a helmet while on duty. This is a really important step forward in mountain safety that should be commended. It should also be a model for other resorts to follow—especially some of the bigger companies that… Read more »

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EPIC Insurance Series: What is an Umbrella Policy?

An umbrella policy is a type of insurance that provides extra coverage when the liability on the original policy has been exhausted. The purpose of the extra coverage is to help protect you and your assets from major lawsuits and claims. It also provides coverage for things that are normally excluded from standard liability policies…. Read more »

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What Happens if I’m Injured at My Workplace? | Jeremy Johnston

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 2.9 million workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2015. Injuries on the job are usually covered under the workers’ compensation law. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker certain benefits regardless of who is at fault in causing the injury. Those benefits typically include medical expenses and… Read more »