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Complete Snohomish County, WA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Snohomish County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Snohomish County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Snohomish County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Snohomish County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can connect you with an experienced Snohomish County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Legal Resources

Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Snohomish County Bar Association

The purpose of the Snohomish County Bar Association is to: provide a means of exchange of information of interest to its members; provide substantive legal education through speakers, CLE courses, and other programs; provide social opportunities for members to interact with each other and with new members of the local Snohomish County Bar; promote professionalism, service to the public, including pro bono representation, and furtherance of bench-bar relations; and performs all other activities that enhance the practice of law in Snohomish County.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Snohomish County District Court

District Court resolves and adjudicates infractions, criminal traffic, and criminal non-traffic violations. It also processes small claims, civil actions, name changes, anti-harassment orders, and domestic violence protection orders. Please be advised that District Court does not respond to inquiries via email. For District Court information, please contact the automated information line at 425-388-3331.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Snohomish County Medical Examiner

The primary purpose of the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office is to determine the cause and manner of death which are of concern to the public's health, safety, and welfare. The Medical Examiner is a physician and forensic pathologist who is authorized by state statute to investigate sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious, or unnatural deaths of persons who die within the geographical boundaries of Snohomish County.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Snohomish County Office of Public Defense

The Snohomish County Office of Public Defense (OPD) is responsible for the administration of the assigned counsel program that provides legal defense services for indigent persons in those criminal and civil cases in which a jail sentence is a potential sanction. It is also responsible for administration of a system for providing the court with information pertaining to the setting of bail and release of offenders pending trial.

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