Posted On: February 19, 2009 by Kirk Bernard

Fort Lewis Soldier Dies After Car Accident

The newstribune.com website reported in a story on January 19, 2009 that a Fort Lewis soldier had died while on post. The family of the soldier has yet to be contacted and so the identity of the soldier was not released. The only information that was released by the army was that the soldier died from his injuries sustained during a Washington car accident sometime before 6 am.

Based on Allstate data for 197 U.S. cities with more than 100,000 people, Seattle ranks 150th. Drivers here are 20 percent more likely to have an accident than those in other areas -- and file accident claims on average once every 8.3 years. In Tacoma, ranked 157th, residents are 22 percent more likely to have an accident, and file accident claims every 8.2 years.

Auto accidents change the lives of both the victim and their families. Repairs to your vehicle are important and can be assessed by a body shop. Physical and emotional problems related to your auto accident are of the utmost importance. Attempting to deal with all aspects of a car accident can be daunting especially if death is involved.

The Bernard Law Group has years of experience in personal injury matters. Their skilled and experienced team of Washington car accident lawyers will examine the facts, evaluate your claim, determine which parties and insurance companies are responsible, and organize all of the details of preparing and presenting your case. Please do not hesitate to call for a free consultation at 1-800-418-8282.