For-Hire Drivers

Professional car service and your protection During a recent ride-share trip, I noticed cards for several businesses displayed on the backside of the passenger seat. One of the business cards promoted the driver’s own for-hire transportation services. Besides working for Uber and Lyft, the driver generates revenue from transporting customers in his for hire vehicle. [...]

2022-03-07T22:32:53+00:00Blog, Insurance|0 Comments

What happens if you get hurt in a hit-and-run crash?

Every personal injury case is different; this is an example of a recent hit-and-run crash handled by Coluccio Law. If you have questions about a specific incident, we recommend you talk to a lawyer.  A little over one year ago, Bette was horribly injured in a hit-and-run crash on a Puget Sound island. In the [...]

How to read a contingency fee agreement from a personal injury attorney

Here's what you should look for in a fee agreement with a personal injury attorney. Keep in mind, this is general information and may not apply in your case. You should discuss the fee agreement with any attorneys you contact. Identify the parties The contingency fee agreement is a contract between you [...]

Is the Washington State minimum car insurance enough?

The current Washington State minimum car insurance policy drivers are allowed to carry only provides $25,000 in liability coverage.   Most states require car owners to pay for some amount of car insurance. While it varies depending on where you live and how much you drive, the average driver in the U.S. is involved [...]

2022-02-09T20:06:54+00:00Blog, Insurance|0 Comments

The Causes of Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcycle riding is a favorite pastime and a mode of transportation for many Americans, but even though it can be fun, it can also be very dangerous. A clear day and open roads, in Washington, may be very tempting for motorcycle riders and may seem safe, but there are still chances of a crash happening [...]

The first Pedestrian Fatality report for 2020 is out – and it is not good

On May 20, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released the preliminary pedestrian fatality data for 2020. Here's what stands out in the initial report. GHSA is projecting 6,721 pedestrian deaths in 2020, compared to 6,412 fatalities in 2019. That's a nearly 5% increase. The increase in the fatality rate isn't just significant: it [...]

2022-02-09T20:11:31+00:00Blog, Pedestrians|0 Comments
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