Snohomish County Personal Injury Attorneys

When accidents occur in Snohomish County, Bill Coats Law helps injured people and their families

After a serious Snohomish County crash, injured people and their families are forced to deal with the aftermath of the accident. Pain and disability from injuries, medical appointments and bills, loss of income, damaged property, and lost quality of life are common results of a serious injury accident.

At Bill Coats Law, we know how to help now and down the road

Personal injury attorney Bill Coats has vast experience working with injured folks. He knows what you and your family are going through, and he knows what you will be facing down the road. He knows what questions and concerns you will have, often before you know yourself.

Bill Coats serves as your advocate as you move through the insurance claim process after a serious accident

Bill founded his firm on the belief that every injured individual deserves powerful representation equal to the massive corporations, insurance agencies, or government entities they may be confronting. You don't have to endure this situation on your own.  

We help injured people by:

  • offering a no-cost, no-obligation case consultation;

  • providing a detailed explanation of your legal rights and options;

  • overseeing all aspects of your insurance claim including communicating with insurance adjusters, producing all paperwork and documents on time, and negotiating to obtain a full settlement;

  • serving as a buffer between you and the insurance companies;

  • being fully accessible to answer your questions and keep you informed of your case progress;

  • charging no legal fees unless your claim is successfully resolved.

Here is helpful information for people injured in Snohomish County accidents

At Bill Coats Law, we know that after an accident, injured people need access to information and records, so we have provided here links to help.

The major cities in Snohomish County are the sites of many serious injury and fatality accidents, including:

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department will take charge of the scene when the crash occurs in county limits. Contact them to request information about an accident.

The Washington State Patrol usually responds to crashes that happen on the interstates. The State Patrol keeps all of the Police Traffic Collision Reports for the entire state. Contact them to get a copy.

The major hospitals in the region include:

Providence Regional Medical Center - Everett;

Evergreen Health Monroe - Monroe;

Swedish Medical Center Edmonds - Edmonds.

If you were treated at a Snohomish County medical center, Bill Coats and his staff will be able to get copies of your medical records and bills.

Getting emotional support after losing someone in a fatal accident in Snohomish County is important

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is incredibly helpful for grieving families to work with a grief support organization or therapist who provides help and guidance. Go here to learn more about grief support providers in Snohomish County.

Information for Snohomish County bicyclists, motorcyclists, and ATV riders

In Snohomish County, bicyclists and motorcyclists face a heightened level of potential danger on the roadways. To improve safety for all road users, learn here about Washington bicycle laws, Washington motorcycle laws, and Washington ATV laws. Also, these great organizations serve as advocates for improved safety, and for better road conditions:

WashingtonBikes.org;

Northwest Motorcycling Sound Rider;

Northwest Motorcycle Association;

Washington ATV Association.

Let Bill Coats Law manage your claim after an accident

While minor crashes can be often be handled directly with your insurance adjuster, major accidents require more assistance.

Bill Coats Law offers a no-fee guarantee - There is no fee unless we win

Bill Coats handles all of his personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing up front, and you pay no fees if your claim is unsuccessful. You only pay if we deliver a successful claim.

Reach out to Bill Coats Law to get support and advice after a serious or fatal accident. We know what you are dealing with now, and we know what you will need to deal with in the future. You will know what to expect, you will know what your rights and options are, and you will not have to deal with insurance companies alone.

Snohomish County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction.  This is the court that you will file in if your civil action is $100,000 or less.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats understands that for the greenhorn, the court system can be rather mystifying.  Here is an illustration.  Someone backs into you at a stop sign.  You are diagnosed with neck and shoulder soft tissue injuries.  For more than a few months, you have massage therapy.  When done, your medical bills are close to $9k; you had missed a week of work.  The general damages in this claim will probably be under $60k.

As there has been an increase in motorcyclists in Snohomish county and across the nation, motorcycle accidents are more of a risk in Snohomish. If you are a motorcyclist you may want to invest on a camera for your bike. Here are a few reasons why.

Many people believe in the power of multitasking, doing two or more things at once. While this may be okay or doable at work or in class, this is something that should stay of the road completely. Multitasking while driving and distracted driving leads to car accidents in Snohomish county and the rest of Washington state.

The concept of “multitasking” has also recently been debunked by the National Safety Council, which showed that your brain can not technically do two things at once.

Here are just a few myths of multitasking and driving.

summer driving, driving in Washington State, car accidents in northwest Washington

While winter may feel like one of the worst seasons to drive in, due to weather conditions, summer has its fair share of dangers as well.