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Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Is Important

When you buy your car insurance, your agent should offer you personal injury protection (PIP). The cost of acquiring PIP is relatively inexpensive, but in many cases the importance of PIP may not be well explained by the agent, so it is often declined.   Pip pays...

Estate Planning is Important

In simple terms, “Estate Planning” is writing how you would like your assets to be disbursed when you die. There are many legal devices/documents that can be used for estate planning. Most commonly, estate planning includes Wills, Medical and Financial Powers of...

How do I choose a Personal Injury Attorney?

Have you ever searched for a personal injury attorney online? On a google search, you will find both paid advertisements as well as identification of some actual law firms. In many cases, the advertisements (labeled as “Ad”), and even some of what appear to be...

The Governor’s Moratorium on Evictions

Have your tenants stopped paying rent? Some tenants may be facing a financial hardship due to COVID-19, and some tenants may be taking advantage of the situation. For some landlords, rental income is necessary to pay mortgages, and in worse cases rent is the landlords...

Gaps and Delays in Treatment

Personal injury claims are made up of special damages, which are generally medical bills, and general damages, which include pain and suffering. Though insurance companies would typically deny the correlation, or at least the strength of the correlation, the general...

Minor Settlements

  Did you know that the statute of limitations on the injury claim of a minor does not begin to run until their 18th birthday? Claims on injuries to minors are often pursued even 5 to 10 years after the injury occurred. When a minor is offered an award from an...

McCormick Woods Newsletter Article 5/2019

Gig Harbor attorney Nathan Sukhia knew from a young age that he wanted to make the law his career. First inspired by his uncle, a U.S. Attorney appointed by President George H. W. Bush, it wasn't the court room that originally called to Nathan. Instead, he dreamed of...