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Distracted Driving Law Warning Period Ends

By | Personal Injury

Distracted driving is a major public safety problem on our highways. Our Seattle car wreck attorneys have seen far too many distracted driving accidents in Washington. According to data found in the Washington State Annual Collision Summary there were 117,053 motor vehicle collisions in the state in 2015. Highway authorities…

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Can a Workers’ Compensation Claim Be Reopened?

By | Workers Comp

If you meet the required legal elements, your Washington State workers’ compensation claim may be reopened. In the event that you need to reopen a workers’ compensation case in Washington, it is imperative that you take immediate action. You have a limited time to apply to reopen and receive full…

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Workers’ Compensation – What To Do When Filing A Claim

By | Workers Comp

Am I covered? Washington Workers’ compensation coverage is extremely broad. The vast majority of non-feder al employees working in Washington State are covered by Washington State workers compensation. There are few exclusions to Washington State’s mandatory workers’ compensation coverage including but not limited to: domestic servants (if the employer has…

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How the Government Shut-Down Impacts L&I

By | Workers Comp

Injured workers who are unable to work as a result of an on-the-job injury rely on their time loss compensation checks. These checks, while they don’t completely replace wages, are a lifeline which allows payment of rent and purchase of food – the basic necessities of life. Often, people in our legislature forget that fact.

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Four Ways to Practice Defensive Driving

By | Personal Injury

These days it’s not hard to spot distracted drivers – answering phone calls, replying to text messages and paying little attention to the road. Unfortunately, these are the kind of drivers who cause accidents. With more people and cars on the road than ever, the act of defensive driving has…

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