Seattle Personal Injury & Accident Blog
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
As warmer weather comes to town, we Seattleites have something to be thankful for. At our law firm, we’re thankful for something else, too—recognition of our outstanding service to clients!
We were recently given the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys’ “10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction Award.” From 2014 to 2018, five years straight, Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., has received this prestigious honor, and we are pleased that our clients continue to be satisfied by our service. Read the rest »
With beautiful weather most of the year and a population focused on health and fitness, Seattle has become one of the best cities to walk or bike around in. But while the city has taken major strides to ensure that walkers and bikers are kept safe, it’s clear there’s still some work to do. We in Seattle are a long way from the zero pedestrian deaths or injuries the city announced it was striving for in 2015. Read the rest »
There are a lot more drivers on Washington’s roads nowadays…and many of them are senior citizens! A Seattle Times
article reported on the fact that the fastest-growing population in Seattle is the 65-and-older crowd. In addition, the article declared that we’ve hit a milestone: one million seniors in 2015. Read the rest »
Washington certainly provides many different ways to help the public get around. With buses, trains, monorails, and even ferries to move people from place to place, there are many ways to see the sights or commute to work and back again. But with so many options, there are bound to be accidents along the way. The Tacoma Amtrak derailing on December 18, 2017, is one tragic example. Read the rest »
You wouldn’t think being a mailmen is inherently dangerous. But these jobs have certain risks. One of the biggest dangers? Dog bites. Dogs are very territorial and don’t like it when a stranger enters their property. This can cause them to become violent and attack mailmen or couriers who are just trying to do their jobs.
This raises the question: Can a mailman sue someone for a dog bite? Read the rest »