Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese & Vietnamese

Mark A. Hammer & Associates, Inc.
  • Call Now For A Free Consultation
  • 1-800-529-6275
  • Weekend / Evening Meetings
30 Years Experience

Serving Auto Accident Clients
Throughout Washington State

Learn More
Semi-Truck Accidents

Delivering Immediate Response,
Aggressive Representation

Learn More
Transit Bus Accidents

Personal Legal Attention,
Comprehensive Case Results

Learn More
Motorcycle Accidents

Helping You Get Back On
The Road To Recovery

Learn More

Category Archives: Personal Injury

Victims Learn to Live with Post-Accident Amputations

A 16-year-old aspiring soldier survived a harrowing car accident as he waited for his daily bus ride to Battle Ground High School. The collision occurred when a driver lost control of her car, drove into a ditch and then traveled another 100 yards before crashing into a fence. Along the way she hit the Junior… Read More »

Atypical Athlete: Softball Star Snaps Back from Broken Neck

While routine grounders may not get by Western Washington University’s starting shortstop, she was no match for a patch of black ice one frigid morning last spring. The slick patch sent the senior spinning into the middle of oncoming traffic, before another car collided with her passenger side. At the hospital a short time later,… Read More »

Semi-Truck Accidents: Could Flashing Yellow Arrows Prevent Them?

Civil engineers recently tweaked the nearly 150-year-old tried and true multi-color traffic light system. Convinced that their innovation would improve safety, they introduced the flashing yellow arrow, a new signal which permits drivers to make a left turn when the flow of oncoming traffic permits. While the Federal Highway Administration has approved the signal nationally,… Read More »

Transit Bus Bang-Ups Beg Big Safety Questions

Within two weeks, two crashes involving commuter transit buses have stopped traffic on Washington roads. One accident injured six passengers when a bus driver slammed on the brakes to avoid colliding with another vehicle. The bus required evacuation, with the six victims rushed off to area hospitals. When the incidence of accidents like this goes… Read More »

New Off-Road Law on the Books: More ATV Crashes in Store?

This summer, a new law was passed in Washington that may significantly increase the number of roads to which all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) riders will have access. Under this legislation, riders can use approved roads within the Green Dot system, some Wildlife and Natural Resources Department-administered land, as well as cross-country routes in the Wenatchee National… Read More »

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Uninvited Guest Crashes Into House

A Coeur d’Alene family recently received an unexpected visitor around dinner time. A local man whom police suspected was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol crashed into their home, injuring a mother, father, and their 10-year-old daughter. The truck’s forward progress didn’t stop until it was completely inside the house, trapping the father… Read More »

Auto Accident Aftermath: Vicious Vehicle Fire Causes Severe Burns

Green’s Corner is a Bellingham eatery best known for the scent of wood oven pizza, which often wafts from its open air dining area. Unfortunately, a far less appealing aroma filled the air recently at this popular neighborhood establishment when a 43-year-old driver crashed into the entrance. Remarkably, this is the third time a driver… Read More »

Unsafe Motorcycle Helmets: Gimmicky Models Not So Novel

While some motorcycle riders would rather feel the wind rush through their hair when they hit the road, the law in most states is clear: riders are required to wear helmets when they’re on their bikes. Regulations in the Evergreen State go one step further, requiring a specific type of helmet certified by the U.S…. Read More »

Garbage Truck Crash Reminder of Risks of Commercial Drivers

A Tacoma truck driver found himself trapped in the cab of his garbage truck after losing control of his vehicle and striking a power pole. The lines were live and needed to be cut in order to remove the driver from his vehicle. Eventually, the driver was freed from the wreckage unscathed. Unlike most accidents… Read More »

Mark A. Hammer & Associates is located in Tacoma, WA and serves clients in and around Tacoma, University Place, Milton, Puyallup, Fox Island, Mcchord Afb, Lakewood, Gig Harbor, Steilacoom, Olalla, Spanaway, Dupont, Kitsap County and Pierce County.

  • 1-800-529-6275
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.