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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

Announcement of Harper Mediation
Harper Mediation I am pleased to announce the expansion of my business to include Harper Mediation. Harper Mediation will be focusing on mediating personal injury and insurance claims. Our goal is to provide compassionate support and extensive legal…
Published Thursday, June 14, 2018

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

Damages in a Personal Injury Claim in State of Washington
Please find the standard jury instruction(s) for the measure of damages for an injured person. There are several categories, and each can provide an avenue for the plaintiff to recover. Let us at Harper Law provide you with answers if you have questions…
Published Monday, June 15, 2020

Personal Injury Settlement for $2.75 million
Recently, Ed Harper of Harper Law PLLC teamed with David Crump of The Crump Law Firm representing a young mother of three who was seriously injured due to a Washington State Dept. of Transportation (WSDOT) employee who made an illegal U-turn on State…
Published Tuesday, November 01, 2022

About Edward C. Harper and Harper Law PLLC
Throughout the past sixteen years practicing personal injury, insurance claims and medical malpractice, Ed has been successful in a variety of claims and/or lawsuits.
Published Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Proximate Cause - Superseding Cause
WPI 15.05 – “A superseding cause is a new independent cause that breaks the chain of proximate causation between a defendant’s negligence and an injury/event. …“It is not necessary that the sequence of events or the particular resultant injury/event is…
Published Monday, January 09, 2017

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