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Pete Balzarini

Pete Balzarini is a well-educated, lifelong resident of Washington. Mr. Balzarini graduated from the University of Washington in 2014 with B.A in Political Science. He received his J.D in 2017 from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State. During his time in law school Mr. Balzarini worked as law clerk focusing primarily on personal injury law, as well as for the City of Yakima as a deputy prosecutor. He has represented clients in auto accidents, premise liability disputes, and underinsured motorists claims. He has brought numerous claims to arbitration for his clients and helped guide them through the complex litigation process. He is a current member of the Washington State Bar Association. In his free time, Pete is a passionate sports fan, primarily for UW sports and the Mariners. He also enjoys playing golf, going on hikes, and spending time with his family.

Blood Test for Concussion

Approval for a blood test that will help aid in detecting concussion in adults has been given by the US Food and Drug Administration to Banyan Biomarkers. The new test is a significant step forward in helping to more precisely… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Brain Injuries, Uncategorized

Washington State Patrol to Crack Down on Distracted Drivers

A general rule of driving these days is to never hold a cell phone while driving. But in the next two weeks especially, drivers across Washington are advised to keep their eyes on the road.

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Local News, News, Public Safety

Driving on Roads with Black Ice

With the recent heavy snowfall in the Puget Sound area, its important that drivers be wary of driving in the snow, especially with black ice present. Komo News reported that snowstorms in February have resulted in 3,000 vehicle crashes across Washington, from jack-knifed tractor-trailers closing Interstate 90 near Vantage to live chickens released on the highway near Olympia. Many of these crashes were due to black ice.

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: News

Insurance Companies “Preferred” Auto Repair Shops

After a car accident occurs, the first thing people want to do is get their car fixed. Insurance companies will recommend “preferred” auto shops. Typically, these shops have relationships with he insurance companies and may not always have your best… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

Rules For Teenage Drivers Using Their Intermediate Licenses

What are the rules surrounding new teenage drivers using their intermediate licenses? Intermediate licensing of drivers aged 16-18 in Washington comes with several important restrictions.  Mainly, the limitations involve driving late at night and driving with other minors in the… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Public Safety

Drinking & Driving

As we close out another holiday season, we would like to wish all of our clients and our audience the happiest of holidays, and our fondest wishes for a happy and healthy new year to one and all. One of… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Drunk Driving, Federal Law, Washington Law
Drivers Still Ignoring School Bus Laws

Drivers Still Ignoring School Bus Laws

We have blogged about this topic before and it seems we will likely do so again. Despite more enhanced media attention to this important issue, drivers are still violating school bus passing laws with alarming frequency. After a group of children… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Child Safety, Public Safety
backup cameras

Children’s Injury Attorney Discusses New Standards for Video Backup Cameras

Consumer Reports, the ubiquitous publication and consumer group, reported in August 2018 that it was successful in helping to advocate for a law passed in 2008 directing the Department of Transportation to require rear-visibility technology in new vehicles. Consumer Reports had… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Child Safety

Your List of Fireworks Displays in Washington State for 2018

Happy 4th of July! The following is a list of the fireworks displays in Washington State for 2018. Please double check with the respective City to make sure the time and place are accurate or have not been subject to change. Alger… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Communities, Uncategorized

Study Finds Many Treatments for Low Back Pain Are Not Effective

I read an interesting article yesterday about how many prescribed treatments for low back pain and ineffective and even detrimental.  The article from NPR, can be found here: The article points out three interesting things: 1) low back pain… READ MORE

Pete Balzarini / CATEGORIES: Uncategorized

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