Seattle High Speed Accident Lawyer

Car Crash with a Speeding Vehicle

Speed limits are not arbitrary. They exist and are enforced to keep everyone safe, motorists and pedestrians included. Engineers consider many factors when determining posted speed limits, including the road's characteristics, shoulder conditions, grade, and sight distance. The numbers they come up with aren't made up on the fly; they matter and should be heeded by everyone on the road. Unfortunately, many choose not to, and the statistics reflect that. Speeding causes countless auto accidents that result in injuries or deaths. Anyone who causes harm to another due to speeding can be held liable for all the damages the victim suffers.

At Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., our experienced Seattle auto accident attorneys help injured victims and their loved ones get the compensation they need to cover all related damages, such as medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. To learn more about how we can help you, call us today at (888) 228-3860 for a free, comprehensive consultation.

How Can I Hold a Speeding Driver Accountable for an Accident?

First and foremost, speeding is explicitly mentioned in Washington law as being an illegal behavior. Washington Statute 46.61.400 states, "No person shall drive a vehicle on a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing. In every event speed shall be so controlled as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle, or other conveyance on or entering the highway in legal compliance with legal requirements and the duty of all persons to use due care."

As long as you and your attorney can establish that the liable motorist was speeding and that his or her speeding led to the collision that caused your damages, then your claim will be difficult to contest. However, your attorney must first conduct a thorough investigation and find relevant evidence, such as traffic camera photos, testimonies by accident reconstruction specialists and other experts, and witness accounts that support your claim. If your personal injury claim proves successful, you may receive financial compensation for all of your losses.

How Can a WA High Speed Accident Attorney Help Me with My Injury Claim?

The knowledgeable Seattle high speed accident attorneys at Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. can help you navigate the complex claims process and protect you from the underhanded denial tactics employed by insurance companies. It is absolutely vital that you consult with a trustworthy lawyer before you speak with an insurance adjuster or sign anything. For more information through a no-cost consultation, call our offices at (888) 228-3860.

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Our Case Results

Degloving Injury$2,400,000
Degloving Injury
from defective power winch.
Wrongful Death$1,925,000
Wrongful Death
from head-on van accident.
Rollover Accident$1,925,000
Rollover Accident
resulting in wrongful death.
Wrongful Death$1,625,000
Wrongful Death
from highway design defect.
Car Accident$595,000
Car Accident
injuries to 47-year-old woman.
Wrongful Death$460,695
Wrongful Death
oncoming traffic accident.
Rear-End Collision$450,000
Rear-End Collision
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$390,000
Car Accident
resulting in fractured leg.
Car Sideswipe$390,000
Car Sideswipe
resulting in injured back.
Head-On Collision$372,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in fractured pelvis.
Car Accident$360,000
Car Accident
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$275,000
Car Accident
resulting in jaw fracture.
Overturned Truck$230,000
Overturned Truck
resulting in broken ribs.
Head-On Collision$230,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in shoulder injury.
Motorcycle Accident$225,000
Motorcycle Accident
resulting in leg fracture.

Written by Joseph Pendergast, this book is designed to help people who have suffered a personal injury understand their rights and the steps to take to be sure they get the compensation they deserve.

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