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Car Accident Lawyer

A car accident can result in life-changing injuries, mounting medical expenses, and extensive damage to your vehicle

Quick Law Group, PLLC, can help you collect the compensation you need in order to move forward with your life.

Learn more about how our law firm in Bellevue, WA, can help you after an auto accident...

Are You Still at the Scene? Here's What to Do

Stay on the Scene

Leaving the site of an accident without collecting evidence or sharing information with the other driver will make it nearly impossible for you to recover compensation down the line.

Get Help

It is advisable to contact the police after any car accident, even if it is minor. The officers will be able to create an unbiased police report that may be invaluable during a car accident case. Also, if you are injured, you should contact paramedics right away.

Exchange Information

At the very least, take a photo of the other driver's insurance card so you'll know who to contact when it is time to file a claim.

Take Photos

Make sure you get pictures of where the vehicles came to a stop, any damage to all vehicles involved, and any injuries you suffered.

Avoid Admitting Fault

Admitting fault at this stage may make it impossible to recover compensation in the future. Even if the other motorist is trying to blame you, do not even say "I'm sorry," or "My bad."

Contact an Attorney

As soon as possible, contact a personal injury attorney who will help you manage your case, communicate with insurance companies, and recover maximum compensation.

Real 5-Star Reviews "Matt Quick Took Care of Everything"

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neville cramer

2018

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Five stars is not enough. I contacted the Quick Law Group after my first lawyer failed several times to respond to my inquiries. From the first day we spoke, until the case was completed, the lawyers at this firm were very responsive, sympathetic and extremely professional. In addition to keeping me well informed, they explained all of the legal and medical issues in plain English. I also know for a fact they spent many hours dealing with many people who were "less than cooperative." 
    I am in my sixties and have dealt with the many members of the legal profession throughout my adult life. I can say without question, should the need arise you will be smart to read about the others, and then hire the Quick Law Group!

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Mike Smith

2019

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My wife had PTSD after a really bad crash. She hated dealing with anything related to her crash because it added onto her anxiety. Another attorney she had spoken to said she would have to do this or that, thus leading to more anxiety, whereas Matt Quick took care of everything, thus putting her at ease. It was also very important for my wife to hire someone whom is honest and fair, while looking out for his or her client's best interest. She didn't want to hire the next attorney who plans on milking the insurance company. She wanted someone honest. Matt was just that guy. He was also very thorough and communicated everything very well. It was such a relief for my wife to have someone she could trust handle everything for her.

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Schedule a Free Consultation

If you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident, schedule a free consultation with the car accident lawyers at Quick Law Group, PLLC, in Bellevue, WA, today. During a consultation, our personal injury lawyers, Liz and Matt Quick, can review the circumstances of your accident, ask about your injuries, and explain how we can help you recover compensation for your hardship.

Initial case reviews with us are totally free of charge and obligation. To request your free consultation, please fill out our online form or give us a call at:

(425) 576-8150

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Don't Delay

Washington has a strict statute of limitations of 3 years

Accident Law Can Be Complicated A Car Accident Lawyer Can Help

Having a car accident attorney represent you during your case and hold liable parties accountable is important because of all the complexities involved. Our personal injury lawyers are able to confidently navigate even the most complex car accident claims because we understand:

  • How to handle a case with multiple defendants
  • The different approaches needed for arbitration, mediation and jury trials
  • How to properly identify all insurance coverage
  • Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage laws
  • How to gather the evidence needed to support your claims 
  • The legal deadlines that must be met 
  • Interstate trucking and transportation laws

At Quick Law Group, PLLC, in Bellevue, WA, we make it possible for our clients to have peace of mind knowing that they are in the hands of a capable attorney who has handled car accident and injury claims for years.

Liz and Matt Are Great!

"Liz and matt helped me when i was in a terrible car accident. They guided me through everything and worked so hard for over two years to get me a fair settlement. They are always available to answer questions and give updates. They are polite and professional. They are amazing. I Highly recommend them." 5-Star Review for Liz Quick on avvo.com

How to Prove Liability in a Car Accident Case

Proving fault in any type of motor vehicle accident is critical to making a claim for reimbursement. The culpable driver (or drivers) is responsible for repayment of damages, but will not provide compensation unless a determination of liability is first made. In order to establish liability, our car accident lawyers will help you prove:

Duty

Drivers have a duty to drive safely while on the road. This includes driving within the speed limit, obeying all traffic signals, and devoting full time and attention to driving. When a driver fails to do these things, the duty of care required to safely operate a vehicle is breached. Our Bellevue personal injury attorneys will work to prove this breach of duty in order to give rise to liability for any injuries and property damage which occurred.

Causation

Once a duty has been established and our car accident attorneys have provided evidence that the duty has been breached, the injuries suffered must be traced back to that breach of duty. If a breach of the duty to drive safely is not the direct cause of an injury, the victim may not have a case.

Damage

The damage component of a car accident case relates to the victim demonstrating how they were hurt, and what it will take to fully reimburse them for their injuries. This typically involves presenting evidence of medical needs and costs, and the expenses required to provide any ongoing medical care or treatment.

Don't Go Through This Alone

Unfortunately, securing financial justice after an auto accident is almost impossible without a trained attorney. Thankfully, the car accident lawyers of Quick Law Group, PLLC, in Bellevue, WA, are available to represent you and your family during this difficult time. Contact us online or call (425) 576-8150.

Holding Multiple Parties Accountable

In the State of Washington, the fault for a car accident can lie with one or more drivers. This is referred to as comparative negligence and allows a victim to recover from multiple other drivers, up to the percentage of fault assigned to each.

This may be the case when more than two vehicles were involved, but it is also possible for an accident to fall under this concept when only two cars are involved. It is common for an insurance company to deny a claim and allege the hurt party contributed to the accident and thus should be held liable for a portion of the damages. In order to overcome this hurdle, evidence is needed to show the victim bears no responsibility for the accident. This can be done through eyewitness testimony and other key pieces of evidence, such as a police report. The team at our Bellevue law firm will help you collect all necessary evidence to prove that you are the victim of negligent driving.

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Honest Legal Advice

"Mr. Quick was kind enough to spend ten minutes to advise me on a legal matter I had regarding a collision and insurance problem that did not ultimately require legal assistance but did need some brief guidance. He was clear that hiring an attorney would not be of value at this point but was generous with good advice on what my next steps would best be. So glad I contacted him and if I ever do need an attorney in his field of practice I would contact him instantly for his intelligence, expertise, and basic generosity."
5-Star Review for Matt Quick on avvo.com

What Not to Do Mistakes to Avoid after an Accident

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Not Going to the Doctor

After an accident, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. You may not be able to receive compensation for any injuries in the future unless a medical professional diagnoses your injuries and their cause.

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Downplaying Your Injuries

Never try to downplay an injury. If you are hurt in a car accident, it is important to speak up and give a full report on how badly you are hurt, as well as inform the doctor that the symptoms are not improving. You deserve a complete recovery and that can only happen if you admit how badly you are injured.

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Hiring an Inexperienced Lawyer

Be sure to partner with a personal injury attorney who knows how to handle car accident and injury cases. Respected attorneys like Liz and Matt Quick will serve you best by making sure your case is filed on time and that you do not leave out valuable information that could help your recovery. An inexperienced lawyer may fail to help you secure adequate compensation.

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Not Keeping Your Lawyer Informed

Failing to keep your lawyer informed can cause your case to move at a slower pace, and may also hurt your overall recovery chances or award amount. You should also take care to let your attorney know if you have had any prior injuries or prior lawsuits. A complete account is necessary to make certain your case is handled properly and fully.

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Sharing Information

Keep the information about your case private, discussing it only with your attorney or authorized persons. Avoid posting about your case on social media. If you post data online or share it with a friend, you run the risk of placing your case in jeopardy by revealing confidential information that may be used against you.

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Talking to the Other Driver's Insurer

Do not speak to the insurance adjuster or other parties involved in the wreck. This is for your attorney to handle and can be tricky. Neither the insurance adjuster nor the other driver has your best interests at heart. Talking to these parties could allow them to try and discredit your version of the events and work against rather than for you.

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Quick Law Group, PLLC

At the Quick Law Group, PLLC, our clients are given straightforward, candid advice about their situation, and they are always treated with respect as they deal with the legal and medical issues that result from an accident. Our accolades include:

  • Being named among the 20 Best Car Accident Attorneys in Bellevue
  • Being named a Top 100 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Having a 10.0 rating by Avvo

Contact us online or call us at (425) 576-8150 to schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer. If we take your case, we will fight to collect maximum compensation for your injuries.

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