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Pedestrian struck by car has ability to access personal injury protection benefits of the striking vehicle
An often overlooked provision in a motor vehicle insurance policy is the benefits a pedestrian is entitled to upon being struck by a vehicle. A pedestrian, (a person afoot – which includes a wheelchair and bicyclists) who may or not have their own…
Published Friday, February 05, 2010

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

7 Things To Do Following a Motor Vehicle Collision
7 things to do following a motor vehicle collision: 1.Document the collision by maintaining the information you can at the scene. a.Write down all you can as soon as possible after the crash. For example, if someone has admitted fault for the collision…
Published Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Underinsured Motorist Coverage Provides a Floating Layer of Coverage
In the State of Washington, underinsured motorist (UIM) insurance provides coverage above any liability coverage for an at-fault party. This can be beneficial to provide more available funds to an injred person and may be the only avenue of insurance to…
Published Thursday, January 25, 2018

10 False assumptions that people make following an accident
Insurance company and insurance company representatives are on your side. The other driver admitted fault for the accident, so I don’t think I need to call the police. The property damage estimate is accurate because a professional adjuster looked…
Published Saturday, July 21, 2007

Insurer's Duty of Good Faith
An insurance company must act in good faith towards its insured. The insured is the individual or company who has been paying premiums. Their is a contractual relationship between the insured and the insurance company. There also are tort…
Published Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Commission of a Felony – A Complete Defense to a Personal Injury Claim
Commission of a Felony – A Complete Defense to a Personal Injury Claim “It is a defense to any action/claim for damages that the person injured/killed was then engaged in the commission of a felony, if the felony was the proximate cause of the…
Published Thursday, January 12, 2017

Uninsured Motorists are on the rise
Uninsured Motorists are on the rise in Washington. A recent study by an Insurance company representative has shown that the number of uninsured drivers in Washington is on the rise. More than 16% of the drivers on Washington State highways are uninsured…
Published Thursday, February 05, 2009

Auto Accident - Frequently Asked Questions
Auto Accident Injuries which stem from accidents occurring on streets or highways require one to make decisions often when one is suffering from shock or experiencing a rush of adrenaline. Be prepared for long-lasting effects from a collision. The…
Published Monday, August 18, 2008

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 Monday, April 25, 2016

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