2016 April Archive
What Causes Seattle Bike Accidents?
There are many factors that can lead to a Seattle bike accident. Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. has handled many of these accidents cases over the years. Here are the most common causes of Seattle bike accidents our clients have reported: Read the rest »
Common Prescription Errors in Seattle Medical Malpractice Claims
Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. has handled many Seattle medical malpractice claims over the past 40 years. Here are the most common prescription errors our clients have reported: Read the rest »
What kinds of injuries “count” as burn injuries?
The category “burn injury” includes more than just burns from heat sources. It also covers burns caused by electricity, scalding burns from hot steam, and chemical burns from exposure to noxious chemicals or fumes. All of these sources can cause injuries to tissue classified as burn injuries. Read the rest »
If you’re injured in a slip, trip, and fall accident, it’s natural to want to know what happened and who was responsible. The first place to look in a slip, trip, and fall accident is toward the owner of the property on which you were injured.
Property owners in Seattle have a responsibility to keep their premises in a reasonably safe condition – especially if the premises is open to the public, as many businesses are. In order to be held liable for a slip, trip, or fall accident, the following must be true: Read the rest »
Here are the most common injury types that result from a dog bite:
Lacerations occur when soft tissue is torn in a dog bite. Cuts are a common type of laceration injury. In a dog bite, they typically occur when the dog’s teeth tear at the skin. A laceration may be shallow, affecting only the top layer of skin, or may break through the skin entirely and into the muscle beneath. Any laceration is likely to be contaminated with bacteria. Deep lacerations often require stitches. Read the rest »
What is a Spinal Cord Injury?
Spinal cord injuries refer to damage done to the nerves inside vertebrae in the spine. These injuries can cause permanent disabilities like chronic pain and mobility issues. There are two types of spinal cord injuries: Read the rest »
Founded in 2014, the AIOPIA recognizes excellence in legal counsel by using a stringent rating system that factors in an attorneys’ reputation among fellow attorneys, awards, associations, publications, client satisfaction reviews, and AIOPIA’s independent evaluation. AIOPIA created this annual list to provide a valuable resource to clients seeking the top litigators in various legal specialties. J.P. Pendergast has been named among the top Washington personal injury attorneys each year AIOPIA has released a list of top attorneys. Read the rest »