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Why Consulting With a Personal Injury Attorney Early is so Important

There are many reasons why early contact with a personal injury attorney is a smart move following a motor vehicle accident. First, most personal injury attorneys provide a free consultation. There is nothing to lose. The worst thing that might… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Health Care, Personal Injury
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Taxation of Personal Injury Settlements

In general, there is no taxation on the proceeds of a personal injury settlement, but each settlement could have aspects of it that do count as income. The internal revenue code section 104(a)(2) indicates that damages based on “physical injuries… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Financial, Insurance Information
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The Importance of UIM Coverage in your Automobile Policy

Over the course of 20+ years working in the field of personal injury, I have seen many instances where a serious injury to my client did not result in the compensation that is deserved because my client did not have… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Insurance Information
Office Re-opening Guidelines during Covid-19

Office Re-opening Guidelines during Covid-19

Office Re-opening Guidelines during Covid-19 The State Bar of New York recently proposed a list of guidelines applicable to the re-opening of law Offices. While much of their work focused on large office environments and the legal field, there are… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Amazing, Business Law, Child Safety, Communities, Employment Law, Health Care, Insurance Information, Local News, Medical Information, News, Public Safety, Social Media, Technology
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Liability Waivers in Washington State

We have all seen and likely signed liability waivers before participating in a recreational activity.  Skiing, trampolines, zip lines, gym memberships, equipment rental, athletic participation forms, etc. all require liability waivers before you can participate in the activity. These waivers… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Liability waivers

Don’t Drown, Turn Around – Tips for dealing with water on the roadways

The King County Flood Warning Center has recently issued alerts for many of our local rivers including Phase 4 (the most severe) flood alert for the Cedar River. As rains continue to pelt the Puget Sound region, the possibility of… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Pedestrian Law, Personal Injury
Hot car deaths

Record High Numbers of Children Dying in Hot Cars this Summer

After reading this article from CNN, we thought that it would be prudent to continue to spread the word about the dangers of leaving children and pets in cars during hot weather. Please, do not make this mistake. While keeping… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Child Safety, Uncategorized
What to do if you are involved in a car accident_ blog by Wiener and Lambka

Do You Know What To Do After Being Involved In A Car Accident?

In today’s vlog, personal injury attorney James Lambka discusses the steps to take if you are involved in a car accident, and why consulting an attorney early on after an accident is advisable. Wiener and Lambka P.S. offers a free… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE “RULES OF THE ROAD”?

Most of us are (hopefully!!) well acquainted with the basic rules of driving, such as always driving to the right, obeying the basic speed law, the mandatory use of turn signals, and obeying all traffic and road signs. But the… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Pedestrian Law, Public Safety, Washington Law

MEDIATION OR ARBITRATION; THEY’RE PRETTY MUCH THE SAME THING, RIGHT?

These procedures do have many things in common, but they are most certainly NOT the “same thing”. Both mediation and arbitration are forms of what is known as “ADR” or “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, and both are devices by which lengthy… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Business Law, Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Pedestrian Law, Washington Law

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