Pierce County Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer

Pierce County Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer

    If you have been hurt in an accident involving a drunk driver, then you may have the ability to file a claim or lawsuit against the driver to compensate you for your injuries. In the state of Washington, there are several types of damages that you may be...

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Can a Civil Personal Injury Case Turn Criminal?

Can a Civil Personal Injury Case Turn Criminal?

What Is the Difference Between Civil Proceedings and Criminal Proceedings? The main difference between civil and criminal cases is that a civil case is a dispute over money while a criminal case is a dispute over an alleged crime. Money, however, can be a component in...

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Slip and Fall Lawsuit: The Ultimate Guide

Slip and Fall Lawsuit: The Ultimate Guide

  What is a Slip and Fall? A slip and fall claim can happen anytime someone is injured on someone else’s property. If you are injured on another’s property, then you may have a slip and fall claim. Property owners have numerous responsibilities. An important...

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What is a Deposition? The Complete Guide

What is a Deposition? The Complete Guide

  When someone files a civil lawsuit, it is common for one or more depositions to take place during the timeline of the case. A deposition is recorded witness testimony that is used as part of the discovery process. Deposition hearings are conducted outside of...

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Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Guide

Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Guide

  The dangers of riding motorcycles are well-known. From 2014-2018, Washington state motorcycle accident statistics show that nearly 450 motorcycle accidents occur each year that result in a serious injury or death. Nationwide, motorcycle riders are almost 30...

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Single Vehicle Accidents: Everything You Need to Know

Single Vehicle Accidents: Everything You Need to Know

    Being involved in a car accident can be a scary and dangerous experience. Good drivers try to avoid accidents by obeying traffic laws, keeping their eyes on the road, and keeping an eye on the cars around them. But what happens when you are involved in a...

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How Alcohol Affects Driving Ability

How Alcohol Affects Driving Ability

    The consequences of drinking and driving are unfortunately usually only realized when it’s already too late. When injuries occur because of a driver who has had too much to drink, it is important to understand and assess his or her level of intoxication....

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Common Read-End Collision Injuries, Costs, and More

Common Read-End Collision Injuries, Costs, and More

  Rear-end collisions are among the most common that we see on the roads today. In 2019, there were over 45,000 reported car accidents in the state of Washington and nearly half of those were rear-end collisions. In many cases, a rear-end collision causes minimal...

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How Dangerous are Motorcycles

How Dangerous are Motorcycles

  There has been a steady increase of motorcycle riders in Washington state in recent years. Motorcycles are inexpensive, small and fuel efficient, giving people good reason to use them as a primary mode of transportation. The feeling of freedom and fun that one...

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Semi Truck Accidents Law Firm

Semi Truck Accidents Law Firm

  There is probably no bigger danger on the road today than the seemingly unlimited amount of semi trucks that we drive alongside on a daily basis. Semi trucks are big, heavy, and don’t maneuver very easily, which unfortunately leads to severe accidents. These...

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Personal Injury Attorney Puyallup

Sofia K. Miguel, Attorney

Sofia K. Miguel has extensive litigation experience; she has tried or arbitrated hundreds of cases throughout Western Washington. She graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2000 and has 17 years’ experience representing injured people. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and an EAGLE member of the Washington State Association for Justice.

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