2015 November Archive

Injuries Reported in Multiple Seattle Crashes

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 28, 2015

Car AccidentSeveral people were injured in what turned out to be a busy afternoon for Seattle fire and emergency crews.

The first of three accidents happened at 42nd and Findlay. Officials say airbags deployed in one car and one person was transported to the hospital. The second crash involved three vehicles. That injury accident happened at 35th SW and SW Thistle. The third car accident happened at Delridge and Henderson. No major injuries were suffered in the final crash, but the two vehicles were badly damaged when they collided at the intersection. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Downtown Seattle Electrical Accident Leaves Workers with Severe Burns

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 23, 2015

Two Seattle City Light employees suffered burn injuries recently in an accident on the 1600 block of 7th Avenue. The workers were inside an electrical vault beneath an office building on the block when the accident took place, according news reports.  

An electrical arc from a piece of equipment caused them both to suffer burn injuries. Seattle Fire Department rushed both workers to a nearby hospital. They are currently reported as being in satisfactory condition. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Port Orchard Woman Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 20, 2015

Hit and RunA 64-year-old grandmother walking in front of her home was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. The fatal car accident happened along Victory Drive Southwest in Port Orchard. She was found unconscious on the ground and pronounced dead the next day at Harborview Medical Center.  Read the rest »

Renton Motorcycle Officer Injured in Head-On Crash

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 16, 2015

Bicycle Accident

According to a Q13 Fox news report, the motorcycle accident happened in Renton on Lind Avenue SW. Officials say the head-on collision happened when a Subaru Outback was starting to make a turn. The motorcycle officer suffered bone fractures and will need surgery. It’s unclear if the driver of the Subaru will face charges. Investigators don’t suspect that alcohol or drugs lead to the crash. Read the rest »

Most Patients are Incorrectly Diagnosed at Least Once in Their Lives

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 11, 2015

Most U.S. residents will receive a misdiagnosis or a late diagnosis from a doctor at least once during the course of their lives, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine. In some cases, these mistakes can have disabling, or even deadly consequences. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Three Ways to Prevent Seattle Indoor Drowning Accidents

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 4, 2015

Swimming safety tipsA drowning doesn’t just happen in the pool or near the ocean. Drowning accidents at home or other indoor locations claim thousands of lives each year. Unfortunately, many of those drowning victims are small children.

Here are three ways to help reduce the risk of drowning in your home and other places this winter: Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

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