Legal Representation for Personal Injury,
Medical Malpractice, Slip and Falls
Cases We Handle
Whether you were hurt in a car accident, injured during a medical procedure or fired from your job, our legal staff at The Law Office of Mark W. Watson, P.S. in Tacoma, WA can help.
Typically, personal injury claims are the result of another person’s negligence. Personal injury claims often are the result of:
Slip and Fall Accidents
A slip and fall injury can occur on any indoor or outdoor, public or private property.
Injuries can be the result of hazardous situations, including:
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
An uninsured motorist claim is against the part of your insurance that compensates you for any injuries that are caused from an accident with an uninsured motorist or a hit-and-run driver. Collision insurance coverage is what compensates vehicle damage.
Underinsured motorist coverage is different. Underinsured motorist coverage applies when the person who caused your accident has insurance but the limits are not high enough to fully compensate you for your injuries.
Medical malpractice occurs when a negligent act of omission by a doctor or other medical professional causes harm or an injury to a patient.
Negligence may include errors in:
Medical malpractice is a broad category, encompassing any injury that is a result of a doctor, nurse, psychologist or other medical professional failing to perform his or her duties according to acceptable medical practices or standards of care.
Medical malpractice claims can be filed against hospitals, clinics, or any person or entity in which there is a medical provider-patient relationship. These cases are often complex and expensive to win. If you believe you have a medical malpractice claim, it is important you seek legal advice immediately.
Wrongful termination encompasses many areas, including breach of an employment contract or failing to provide protection under the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989.
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Employees are required to first use every avenue to resolve workplace issues prior to quitting. Any employee who fails to try to resolve their issues may lose their chances to collect compensation.
Other types of wrongful termination include:
Sexual harassment is unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed toward an employee or co-worker:
If you have experienced any of these situations and you believe you need an attorney, contact us today!