A motor vehicle accident is when a road vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, road debris, or man-made object. These collisions can result in personal injury, property damage, or death. Motor vehicle accidents can involve automobiles, trucks, semi or tractor trailer trucks, delivery vehicles, passenger vans, motorcycles, etc. Contributing factors in traffic accidents can be vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, driver distraction (texting or talking on a cell phone while driving), and driver impairment (drunk driving).
If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a car accident in Washington state, Seattle motor vehicle accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group, P.S. can help you. We are committed to helping car accident, trucking accident, DUI accident, and motorcycle accident victims recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.
A "statue of limitation" (SOL) is a law that sets a time limit on legal action. After the statute has expired legal action (lawsuit) may not take place. In Washington State the "statue of limitation" (SOL) for most motor vehicle accident case is three (3) years from the date of the motor vehicle collision. However there are exceptions to the statute of limitations period.
You will want to consult with an experienced motor vehicle accident lawyer to make sure you know when the statue expires in your motor vehicle accident case. It is also important to hire a motor vehicle accident attorney long before the statute expires, evidences is lost, or you accidently make mistakes that could damage the financial settlement value of your accident claim.