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Personal Injury Protection Insurance: Do you need it?
Personal injury protection (pip) insurance covers you, your family members and those riding in your car for medical expenses and any wage loss. The coverage will also provide for some additional items such as loss of services and yard work too! In sum…
Published Saturday, February 24, 2007

Contact Harper Law PLLC for a FREE Consultation
Contact Harper Law PLLC for a free consultation regarding any potential personal injury claim, or to request more information about our firm. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Kirkland, Washington, just off I-405.
Published Friday, March 20, 2015

False Assumption - 8. All my medical bills will be paid
All my medical bills will be paid because someone else is at fault. For an auto accident, the initial insurance you must look to for help in paying for medical treatment is your own automobile insurance. In the State of Washington, we have Personal…
Published Tuesday, July 24, 2007

False Assumption - 4. I had prior injuries
I had prior injuries, but the insurance company will believe the injuries have no bearing on this claim. Pre-existing injuries to the same area of the body are likely to become an issue in almost every personal injury claim. If the prior injury was to…
Published Saturday, July 21, 2007

Availability of First Party Coverage, namely Personal Injury Protection after a collision
First Party insurance is insurance purchased by the injured person or provided by the government or employer which provides insurance coverage that extends to the injured person because of his or her status at the time of the injury. The following is a…
Published Saturday, June 05, 2010

Recovering from a car accident
There are a wide variety of schools of therapy to choose from to recover from an injury obtained in a car accident. Automobile insurers in Washington provide personal injury protection coverage for health care needed following a collision involving an…
Published Saturday, July 14, 2007

Analysis of a Personal Injury case and how a private investigator can help
I.Two aspects to Personal Injury case: A.Liability B.Damages II.Liability and Damages Challenges: A.Liability – Who is at fault? Low impact cases. a.Damage doesn’t show up on photographs, and/or b.Less than $1,000 i. Not much property damage…
Published Thursday, April 21, 2011

Express Assumption of Risk - Plaintiff Assuming the Duty of Care
Express Assumption of Risk - Plaintiff Assuming the Duty of Care Washington Pattern Instruction 13.04 is also a complete defense to a plaintiff’s case if properly proved by the defendant. The instruction states: “it is a defense to an action for…
Published Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Negligence of spouse cannot be imputed to the other spouse
Negligence of one spouse cannot be imputed to the other spouse. Washington Pattern Instruction (WPI) 11.04.01 states the following: “Negligence, if any, of one spouse or domestic partner is not imputed or charged to the other spouse or domestic partner.”…
Published Thursday, November 10, 2016

How do I handle a personal injury claim when liability is clear?
You should connect with Harper Law as soon as possible. If the collision is clearly the other person’s fault, there should be no question of liability. The question will be you have enough auto insurance to cover the loss through your PIP –…
Published Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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