Leaving the Scene of an Accident – Penalties & Tips

Leaving the Scene of an Accident – Penalties & Tips

  If someone leaves the scene of an accident, it commonly referred to as a hit and run. If you are involved in an accident, you are required by law to remain at the scene of the accident to exchange information with the other driver. If someone does not stay at...

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Who is At Fault in a Car Accident

Who is At Fault in a Car Accident

In order to understand how to determine fault in a car accident, you must first understand the laws relating to fault in your state. Does your state require a determination of fault in assessing liability? Some states have what is called a “no-fault” system. In a...

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Child Injuries The Complete Guide: How to Sue Someone

Child Injuries The Complete Guide: How to Sue Someone

The last thing any parent or guardian ever wants to experience is a serious injury to their child. Parents today are faced with the constant worry that their child could be involved in an accident due to a seemingly endless list of potential causes. Children face the...

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Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

  As pedestrians, we see everything on the street. There are all sorts of vehicles that come in all different sizes and the truth is, that a vehicle against a pedestrian could be detrimental. If a pedestrian happens to survive an accident against a moving...

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How to Choose the Best Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

How to Choose the Best Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

  Spinal cord injuries are no laughing matter. Not only can they affect your everyday life, but they can also lead to mounting medical expenses, lost wages, and having to learn to cope with your limitations. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord...

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What You Need to Know About Bodily Injury Claims

What You Need to Know About Bodily Injury Claims

  What is Bodily Injury Liability Insurance? Bodily liability insurance is a coverage included in your auto insurance which covers costs of injuries that you may cause to others if you’re at fault in an accident. It also covers you and the family you list when...

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Signs You Need A Car Accident Attorney

Signs You Need A Car Accident Attorney

If you get into a car accident in the state of Washington, you are no doubt facing some sudden and unexpected expenses. From personal injury to damage to your vehicle or other property, these bills can add up quickly. The state of Washington is a comparative fault...

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

  There is never a good time for an injury. Nobody ever starts their day and expects that they will suffer a personal injury that day. But, as our current climate has shown us, it is imperative expect the unexpected. We should all try to have a plan in place in...

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Statue of Limitations in WA State on Personal Injury Cases

Statue of Limitations in WA State on Personal Injury Cases

The Statute of Limitations is a legal term that gets thrown around a lot. You hear this term in the press related to all sorts of cases, including both criminal and civil. You probably already know that it relates to some sort of time limits, but probably have more...

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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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