Seattle Personal Injury & Accident Blog

While You Cheer Your Team, Watch Out for These Stadium Dangers

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on June 2, 2018

From CenturyLink Field to Safeco Field to Key Arena to Memorial Stadium, there are many stadiums and sporting events around Seattle that attract thousands of fans almost every day. Read the rest »

Posted in: Premises Liability

Trail Etiquette in Seattle

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on May 23, 2018

Pedestrians are by far the most vulnerable things on the road. And while they are often cautious about speeding cars, they tend to neglect a less-known danger that comes on two wheels: bicycles. Read the rest »

Joseph Pendergast III Rated “Top Ten Attorney” in Personal Injury

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on May 16, 2018

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) has once again selected Joseph Pendergast III, of Seattle law firm Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., as one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in the state of Washington. Read the rest »

Posted in: Law Firm News

The Growing Danger of “Dooring”

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on May 11, 2018

Cycling has been a growing transportation trend for quite a while now, and it doesn’t seem like it will be departing anytime soon—especially in Seattle! Read the rest »

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

We Share Reader Tips from Our “Hands on the Wheel” Giveaway

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on May 3, 2018

Anyone who’s been out in public in the last few years knows that Americans are addicted to their smartphones. People use them for texting, posting to social media, playing games, watching movies and videos, surfing the Web, and getting directions; all while walking down the street, standing in line, eating at restaurants, in the middle of conversations, stopped at stoplights, and while…DRIVING? Read the rest »

Sunroofs: Fun, But Are They Safe?

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on April 27, 2018

The popularity of sunroofs is definitely increasing. In 2017, 40% of the cars and light trucks sold in the United States included a sunroof, compared to only 33% in 2013. In addition, there is also a trend showing that the size of many of the sunroofs is increasing. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Come Sail Away: Cruise Ship Health Fail

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on April 12, 2018

The cruise is a very popular vacation choice, boasting over 20 million passengers per year globally. With almost 14 million of those passengers being Americans, it is clear that the United States keeps the cruise business afloat. And in return, the U.S. sees over $37 billion each year pumped into its economy. The relationship between the cruise industry and the United States is definitely symbiotic, but it could begin to decline if health and safety issues are not swiftly corrected aboard many of the major ships visiting U.S. ports. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Join Our Hands on the Wheel Giveaway

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on April 2, 2018

As a leading personal injury firm in Seattle, Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., has spent the past 40 years assisting members of the community when they get hurt. Our legal team has witnessed the suffering, devastation, and loss of hope that can result from a careless or negligent act. And our goal is to work within our community not only to seek justice for those who have been injured, but to eliminate needless accidents. Read the rest »

Don’t Run from an Accident

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on March 27, 2018

A news story from Virginia this past month has shed light on a driver’s responsibilities after an accident. If you ever thought it would be a good idea to hit-and-run… Read the rest »

The Fatal Four of Driving

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on March 19, 2018

There are many things a driver can do to make his trip out on the road more dangerous. But there are four driving behaviors so dangerous that they’re known as the fatal four. It’s important for drivers to know what these behaviors are so they can avoid them and arrive at their destination safely.

Here’s what you need to know. Read the rest »

Posted in: Speeding Accident

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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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