The personal injury and negligence information on this website should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of an attorney-client relationship. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your potential claim.

Frequently Asked Questions


A: If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else, you should contact an attorney reasonably soon. There are time limitations in which to pursue an injury claim. Generally, in the state of Washington, you have three years from the date of the negligence to either settle your claim or have a lawsuit started against the person who caused your injuries. However, when an employee of the United States Government has caused your injury, then you have less time. An attorney can help you to determine your time limitations.

A: Russo & Graham works on a contingency fee basis when handling injury cases. This means that the client does not have to pay an attorney’s fee unless there is a settlement or recovery.

A: As soon as you can after the accident, start gathering information that pertains to the collision. Keep information about witnesses, photographs, and insurance. Most importantly, however, obtain medical treatment you need to make a full recovery.

A: The answer depends upon many factors. If you were injured in an automobile collision that was not your fault and was the fault of another driver, then you do have a claim. Please feel free to call for your free telephone evaluation or if you have any questions.