Elina Benin

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Elina Benin

Elina Benin migrated to Washington State from Tallinn, Estonia. She has been in the personal injury field for over 12 years. At Wiener and Lambka, Elina handles cases from intake through settlement. She is fluent in Russian as well as English.

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Early Physical Therapy Proven to be Beneficial for Low Back Pain

A study from the University of Washington and George Washington University was published in May 2018 in the journal Health Services Research regarding the value of physical therapy to patients with low back pain. This study looked at more than… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Health Care

SemiTruck Accidents in Tacoma, WA

Truck accidents are among the most dangerous of all types of crashes on our roadways. Big rigs, also known as 18-wheelers, can cause terrifying crashes. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 3,800 people died in 2016 as… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Local News, News

Speed Limit Lowered to 50 mph Within Problem Stretch of I-5 in Tacoma

Speed limit lowered to 50 mph along accident-prone stretch of I-5 in Tacoma, WA In an update to our prior post about Semi Truck Accidents and specifically on Interstate 5 in Tacoma, we write to update that the state has… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Local News, News

Car Seat Replacements After an Accident

Do child car seats need to be replaced after a motor vehicle accident? The National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) recommends that car seats only be replaced following moderate to severe collisions and not following minor impacts.  While this may… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Child Law, Child Safety, Insurance Information

Back Injuries – Spinal Cord & Skeletal Injuries – Video Explanation

In this month’s vlog, James Lambka introduces the new back and skeletal injury section on the website. James discusses different types of back injuries, such as soft tissue injuries and more serious skeletal injuries, and the relationship between these types of… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Health Care, Medical Information
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Fall Safety 2018

Usually in October, we post a reminder about Halloween safety and trick or treating. You can find last year’s here. This year, we wanted to look at the hazards of fall weather for adults in general. As the fall weather changes, we… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Public Safety

The Importance of Brake Inspection and Maintenance in Commercial Trucks

This September 16th – 22nd is “Brake Safety Week” for commercial trucks. While this probably escaped the awareness of most people, there is a reason why this week is actually important. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), commercial… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Public Safety

Liability for Mishandling Concussions in Student Athletes

Washington state led the nation in the creation of laws to help provide guidance to coaches and clear standards designed to insure safety for students who are suspected of incurring a concussion.   This law can be found at RCW 28A.600.190. … READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Uncategorized

Amtrak Disaster Details Coming Out After NTSB Preliminary Report

More details are coming out about the serious accident from December 18, 2017 where an Amtrak train derailed from a highway overpass near DuPont, Washington. The train was traveling at 78 miles per hour, more than twice the speed limit… READ MORE

Elina Benin / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Public Safety, Uncategorized

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