Washington Car Accident Resources and Statutes

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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UPDATED: Jul 16, 2021

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Whether you’d like to learn more about Washington personal injury and car accident laws, research the applicable statutes on your own, or retain a Washington lawyer specializing in personal injury law, you’ll find  all the necessary resources and more right here. 

Washington Car Accident Lawyers:

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Washington Car Accident Resources:

Washington Department of Transportation:
310 Maple Park Ave, SE
Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: 360/705-7400
Email: ayersa@wsdot.wa.gov

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
PO Box 40256
Olympia, WA 98504-0256
Phone: 800/562-6900
Email: cap@oic.wa.gov
Website for requesting investigations: https://www.insurance.wa.gov/consumers/Investigation_RequestForm.shtml

Washington Courts Guide to Small Claims

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traveler Information:  Traffic cameras, road conditions and related information for the entire state, on a website run by the Washington Department of Transportation.

Washington Car Accident Statutes:

Washington Statutes Online: A link to state of Washington codes online.

Washington Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: Chapter 4.16.080 RCW (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); Chapter 46.29 RCW (Insurance Requirements); (Small Claims Limits); Chapter 12.40 RCW (Small Claims Procedure)

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