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Helping Car Accident Victims in Seattle, Washington

When the unexpected occurs on the road, leaving you grappling with the aftermath of a car accident, the legal experts at Galileo Law, PLLC, are here to guide you through the complexities of seeking justice. Our seasoned Seattle car accident attorneys bring a wealth of experience to the table, devoted to ensuring that you get the compensation you deserve.

Call Galileo Law, PLLC, today at (206) 745-0711 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our car accident lawyer in Seattle.

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Understanding the root causes of car accidents is crucial in establishing liability and building a solid case. At Galileo Law, PLLC, we recognize the diverse factors contributing to vehicular collisions. Some common causes include:

  • Distracted Driving: In an age dominated by smartphones, distractions behind the wheel are prevalent.
  • Speeding: Exceeding the speed limit significantly increases the risk and severity of accidents.
  • Reckless Driving: Aggressive driving behaviors, like tailgating and improper lane changes, can lead to collisions.
  • Impaired Driving: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs poses a serious threat to road safety.
  • Weather Conditions: Adverse weather like rain or snow can contribute to hazardous driving conditions.

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident can be very overwhelming. We are committed to unraveling the complexities and building a compelling case on your behalf.

What to Do After a Car Accident

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, taking specific steps to defend your rights and strengthen your case is crucial. Steps may include:

  • Check for Injuries: Prioritize the safety of all people involved and pursue medical attention if necessary.
  • Document the Scene: Take photos of the scene, which includes damages to vehicles and any relevant road signs.
  • Exchange Information: Collect contact details and insurance information from the other parties involved.
  • File a Police Report: Report the incident to law enforcement, ensuring an official record is created.
  • Witness Statements: If possible, gather statements from witnesses who can provide additional insight.

What Damages Could Be Recovered in a Car Accident Claim?

Understanding the potential damages recoverable in a car accident claim is essential for securing fair compensation. Potential damages that could be recovered may include:

  • Medical Expenses: Covering current and future medical costs arising from injuries sustained in the accident.
  • Property Damage: Compensating for repairs or replacement of damaged vehicles.
  • Lost Wages: Seeking reimbursement for income lost due to the accident and recovery period.
  • Pain and Suffering: Handling the emotional and physical toll the accident has taken on your life.
  • Wrongful Death Damages: Pursuing compensation for the loss of a loved one in fatal car accidents.

The Basics About Car Accidents In Washington

Navigating car accident and personal injury claims in Washington state requires a thorough understanding of the local laws and regulations. To safeguard your rights and steer through the legal complexities, it's crucial to be well-informed. At Galileo Law, PLLC, our skilled car accident attorneys possess deep expertise in Washington's legal landscape. We're here to offer you the comprehensive knowledge and dedicated guidance essential for your case.

Key points to know about Washington state car accident laws include:

  • Comparative fault: Washington follows a comparative fault system, which means that the amount of compensation you receive can be reduced if you are found partially at fault for the accident.

  • Statute of limitations: In Washington, the statute of limitations for filing a car accident lawsuit is three years from the date of the accident.

  • Insurance requirements: Washington state law requires all drivers to carry a minimum amount of auto insurance coverage, including liability insurance and personal injury protection (PIP).

Grasping the nuances of these laws empowers you to make well-informed choices regarding your car accident claim, aiming for the compensation you rightly deserve. Reach out to our Seattle car accident lawyer and delve into your case during a consultation.

Maximize Your Compensation with an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer

Following a car accident, you might be overwhelmed by medical expenses, lost income, and various other costs. Securing skilled legal representation is crucial to ensure you obtain the full compensation you are entitled to. At Galileo Law, PLLC, our seasoned car accident attorneys boast a strong history of successfully securing damages for clients throughout Seattle and neighboring regions.

When you work with us, you can expect:

  • Thorough investigation of the accident

  • Negotiation with insurance companies

  • Legal representation in court, if necessary

  • Personalized attention and support throughout the process

Do not let the financial consequences of an automobile accident weigh you down. Contact us immediately to set up a consultation and find out how we may assist you maximize your compensation.

Contact Our Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Today

When faced with the aftermath of a car accident, time is of the essence. Contact Galileo Law, PLLC, and let our Seattle car accident attorneys champion your cause. We bring a steadfast commitment to justice and a track record of successful outcomes. Let us be your trusted ally in securing the compensation you deserve.

Contact Galileo Law, PLLC, today to get started with our Seattle car accident attorney.

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    We fight for the justice you deserve. You pay nothing for our time and experience unless/until we win your case.

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    We can help you with all aspects of your claim, from collision repair to finding the best medical resources available to restoring balance to your quality of life.

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    Insurance companies are powerful adversaries. We are powerful advocates capable of handling substantial and complex cases, all while providing the personalized, one-on-one counsel you deserve. 

  • Proven Track Record of Success

    From out-of-court negotiations to jury trials to the Supreme Court of Washington, Attorney Paul Veillon has prevailed in catastrophic injury and diminished value claims against major insurers, construction contractors, and government agencies for over a decade. 

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