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Amid the rapid progression of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the disruptions it has caused, HIP Law Firm is committed to continue providing the essential legal services necessary to protect the interests of our clients and community and will remain open for business. Please note, however, some staff will be working from home from time to time. Accordingly, there may be slight delays completing some projects and in responding to your communications, but we promise to be as diligent as ever in meeting your legal needs. Urgent in person appointments are available, however, non-essential client meetings will be conducted over the phone or via video conferencing. Client payments can be made on our website at
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August 2020 Archives

Seattle bicyclist hit by car suffers serious personal injury

While cycling can be a great way to get outside and enjoy the summer, with the added benefit of providing some exercise, cyclists who share roads with motorized (and larger) vehicles, unfortunately, are putting themselves in a somewhat vulnerable position. Likely, some Washington residents have experienced feelings of trepidation while cycling on the side of a roadway while traffic whizzes by, sometimes only inches away. Unfortunately, a cyclist was seriously injured recently when a woman driving a car hit him. He may now have cause to pursue a personal injury lawsuit.

Driver struck in head-on crash suffers serious personal injury

Any person who holds a driver's licence knows that driving requires a person's full attention as well as quick reaction time should anything unexpected happen. A driver whose attention wanders, whose reflexes are not as sharp as they need to be and/or who makes an error in judgment can cause a great deal of damage. These types of dangerous situations may result from distractions such as cellphone use, unexpected health conditions or simply weak driving skills. Certainly, any one of these things may have caused a head-on crash that resulted in serious personal injury for a Washington woman.