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Talking to the Insurance Company after a Washington Motorcycle Accident

You may feel overwhelmed following a Washington motorcycle accident. You are probably dealing with medical doctors regarding treatment for any injuries you sustained. You may also be dealing with your boss regarding missed work while you recover. Finally, you may also be dealing with [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|0 Comments

What is PIP Insurance and Should I Use It After A Motorcycle Accident?

In Washington state, insurance companies are NOT required to offer what is called Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage if you only ride a motorcycle. This is not the case for car insurance, where the carrier must offer PIP coverage on your auto policy unless [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Is There A Helmet Law in Washington State?

Washington law states a helmet is required to be worn when operation a motorcycle, scooter or moped. RCW 46.37.530 reads: Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, mopeds, electric-assisted bicycles—Helmets, other equipment—Children—Rules. It is unlawful: … (b) For any person to operate a motorcycle, moped, or motor-driven cycle [...]

By |September 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Why Do I need Uninsured (UM) / Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage?

Responsible drivers carry insurance to protect themselves in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, not everyone is as responsible as you. Sadly, it is estimated that 16% of drivers in the state of Washington do NOT have insurance. In 2015, The Insurance Research Council [...]

By |September 13th, 2019|0 Comments

10 Laws Every Washington State Motorcyclist Should Know

It is important to follow these Washington state motorcycle laws to avoid getting hurt in an accident and to avoid getting a ticket! 1. Get a motorcycle license endorsement. All motorcycle riders are required to have a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license (RCW [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Tragic Loophole in Wrongful Death Law Finally Fixed

Parents of an unmarried young adult child, who had no kids of their own, can finally make a wrongful death claim against someone who negligently causes the death of their child. This has not been the case in Washington for the last 110 years. [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

BIG Change in Motorcycle Insurance Law!!

A new insurance law REQUIRES Motorcycles to have liability insurance just like cars in Washington state. Starting July 27, 2019 motorcycles must carry $25,000 in bodily injury liability insurance and $10,000 property damage liability insurance. This is a big change since in the past [...]

By |June 1st, 2019|0 Comments