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False Assumption - 2. The other driver admitted fault for the accident, so I don't think I need to call the police.
The other driver admitted fault for the accident, so I don’t think I need to call the police. As I mentioned in previous entries, a police officer can document important details following an auto accident. The traffic collision report can help…
Published Saturday, July 21, 2007

“Burden of Proof”
Two Auto Accidents causing overlapping and indivisible injuries “Burden of Proof” shifts to Defendants Generally, the plaintiff (injured party) has the burden of proof to establish their injuries. Burden of Proof in Washington is defined as “When it is…
Published Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sound Transit: Obayahsi Construction Company failure to abide by safety rules leads to death
A recent death of a construction worker could have been prevented at a Sound Transit construction site. A state audit showed that managers at the construction site were not required to be at safety meetings as required by Washington State Law. A WAC…
Published Monday, February 19, 2007

Personal injury practice
Ed practices in all areas of personal injury law. This includes the investigation of accidents wherein someone is injured due to the fault of someone or something else. These days, the vast majority of cases have to do with investigating claims for…
Published Saturday, April 26, 2008

Car Accident Tips: Injuries and Liability - LISTEN
Check out the latest conversation with Ed on Spirit 105.3 for Car Accident Tips on Injuries and Liability. Perhaps someone you know has recently suffered an injury from an auto accident, but it’s absolutely clear the collision was not their…
Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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

Insurer's Failure to Act in Good Faith - Burden of Proof - Third Party Claim
Insurer’s Failure to Act in Good Faith - Burden of Proof – Third Party Claims Washington Pattern Instruction 320.01.01 states: “the plaintiff has the burden of proving that the insurance company failed to act in good faith in one of the ways…
Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brain Injuries
Brain injuries are on the rise. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) or Brain Injuries are increasing due to the more resilient vehicles (cars are not incurring as much property damage) on the road today. “More than 40 percent of TBIs are the result of…
Published Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Measure of Damages – Elements of Noneconomic Damages
WPI 30.06 states, “The pain and suffering, both mental and physical [see RCW 4.56.250(1)(b)] experienced and with reasonable probability to be experienced in the future.” RCW 4.56.250(1)(b) – this statute holds noneconomic damages are “subjective…
Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Teen Driving Tips
Did you know that teens are 3 times more likely to crash per mile driven than adults? And, that car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. These startling and alarming stats are important to keep in mind as your teen gets behind the…
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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