Wrongful deaths due to medical error are on the rise

The death of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult events. When that death happens due to someone else’s negligence, the wake of suffering loved ones face is even more challenging. The negligent parties are not necessarily the individual(s) directly involved with a death, but can be a group or entity, such as a County government department or entity, or a hospital. One incident from a few years ago involved the suicide of an inmate at Whatcom County Jail.

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Types of wrongful death claims and the statute of limitations on them matter to survivors

Often when someone dies in an accident that should not have happened, there are a lot of questions the survivors need to ask. After the initial shock fades and it sets in that the loved one is gone, the effects of their loss start to sink in. If that person was a financial provider, it's natural to wonder about how their income will be replaced. If there are expensive and  unexpected funeral costs, the payment of those bills will have to come from somewhere. But where? 

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Common personal injuries for children in Bellingham

While it is summer and everyone, especially children are out and about enjoying what mother nature has to offer, it is important to remember safety and risk of injury during these exciting months. Children can be injured in many different ways, sometimes it is just a bruise but sometimes it can be more serious.

Here are some of the common personal injuries of Bellingham and Whatcom County children.

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