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Complete Whitman County, WA accident reports and news.

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

In Whitman 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 Whitman 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 Whitman 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 help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

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Spokane, WA

Whitman County Public Works Department

The purpose of the Department of Public Works, is to provide those vital services the public depends upon, plowing snow, grading roads, building new roads and bridges, disposing of garbage, inspecting buildings, permitting new projects, planning for the future and budgeting for all of the above.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County Legal Services

Whitman County Legal Services Program is sponsored by the Whitman County Bar Association whose members serve as volunteers and advisors. The program is administered and supported by Community Action Center. The program serves people who are eligible for legal services according to federal Legal Services Corporation Guidelines. The program also provides information and referral services to Whitman County residents.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County District Court

Whitman County District Court hears proceedings involving criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions, anti-harassment and domestic violence protection petitions, petitions for name change, small claims disputes and civil disputes where the amount claimed does not exceed $50,000. District Court also provides probation services to offenders convicted of misdemeanor crimes. The probation department is actively involved in monitoring and assisting convicted defendants in the performance of their court-ordered obligations.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County Superior Court

Whitman County Superior Court will actively manage the business of the court so as to provide the fair, prompt and understandable resolution of legal disputes. The court will provide access to justice for all citizens, and will treat participants professionally, impartially, and with respect.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney

The Prosecuting Attorney's Office prosecutes all criminal matters for the County, serve as legal advisor to County departments and officials, represent the County in lawsuits, helps determine restitution in appropriate criminal cases, and prosecutes all misdemeanors for cities and towns within the County. The office also administers the Child Support and Victim/Witness Assistance programs and Washington State paternity cases.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County Sheriff

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is committed to making Whitman County a safe place to live, work and raise families. The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office strives to enhance the quality of life within Whitman County by working together with area law enforcement agencies and the community at large.

Washington State Department of Commerce - Crime Victim Resource Guide - Whitman County

The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault. You can search the directory using the county map to locate a service provider.  

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