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Bellingham, WA 98225
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The Washington personal injury lawyers at Brett Murphy are prepared to fight for your rights. Brett Murphy has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Tacoma, Spokane, Vancouver, Bellingham and Mount Vernon. Call 800-925-1875 today for a free claim evaluation or use our online form to provide the details of your injury. The personal injury lawyers at Brett Murphy handle all types of serious accident claims, including:
- Personal injuries
- Auto accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Boating accidents
- Aviation crashes
- Railroad collisions
- Construction accidents
About Bellingham, Washington
Bellingham, Washington, a college town on Bellingham Bay and Puget Sound, is approximately an hour north of the Seattle / Everett metropolitan area. Bellingham's population is 77,584 (U.S. Census Bureau 2009 estimate). The county seat of Whatcom County, Bellingham boasts remarkable recreational opportunities. Bellingham offers the outdoor water recreation of a port city, while the rugged Cascade Mountains towering just to the east beckon hardier outdoor enthusiasts. Bellingham is a cultural and educational center for the region, and five museums preserve the seaport's history.
Bellingham, Washington, Area Hospitals and Medical Centers
If you have been seriously injured in a vehicle collision in Bellingham, on a construction site, or as the result of the negligence of another person or company, you may need both immediate and costly long-term medical care. Hospitals and major medical centers in and around Bellingham include:
- PeaceHealth St Joseph Hospital: 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225-1898
- Skagit Valley Hospital: 1415 E. Kincaid, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
- United General Hospital: 2000 Hospital Drive, Sedro-Wolley, WA 98284
Traffic collisions and other accidents that cause severe injuries can result in expensive medical bills, placing a heavy financial burden on the victim and the victim's family. The personal injury attorneys at Brett Murphy will manage and coordinate payment of medical bills as part of their legal representation, including helping you navigate issues with insurance coverage and insurance claims.
Bellingham, Washington, Court System
The Municipal Court for the city of Bellingham, located at 2014 C Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 (Telephone: (360) 778-8150), has jurisdiction over violations of the Bellingham Municipal Code. The Whatcom County District Court hears criminal misdemeanor, criminal gross misdemeanor cases and general civil actions with damage claims in the maximum amount of $75,000. The Whatcom County District Court is located at 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 401, Bellingham, WA 98225 (Telephone: (360) 676-6770).
In Bellingham, the Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Washington. They consider civil matters including lawsuits in which the amount in controversy is more than $50,000. The Whatcom County Superior Court also has jurisdiction over felonies committed within the City of Bellingham. The Whatcom County Superior Court is held at 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225 (Telephone: (360) 676-6777).
The Washington Court of Appeals considers appeals in civil and criminal cases appealed from Superior Courts. The court is divided into three divisions. Division I is based in Seattle; Division II is based in Tacoma; and Division III is based in Spokane.
- City of Bellingham Municipal Court
- Whatcom County District Court
- Whatcom County Superior Court
- Washington Court of Appeals
Contact Bellingham, Washington's Injury Lawyers Today
Contact the personal injury attorneys of Brett Murphy today. Call 800-925-1875 or 360-714-0900 or use our convenient online form. You will be put in contact with an experienced personal injury lawyer who can address your immediate concerns. Brett Murphy attorneys devote their entire practice to representing individuals with claims for personal injury or wrongful death. Call today for a free initial interview and case evaluation to help determine whether you have a personal injury claim.