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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

WHAT ARE THE RULES OF THE ROAD WHEN ENTERING AN UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTION?

Many drivers are not aware of how to approach and drive through uncontrolled intersections. The rule is actually quite simple, but the application can be difficult. When entering an intersection that has no signage (no stop sign nor yield sign)… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Washington Law
New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles

New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles

New Safety Technology is Not Always Standard on New Automobiles – While some technologies are standard, forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, for example, are set to be standard features on vehicles produced after September 2022, there are still… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Child Safety, Communities, Education, Local News, News, Pedestrian Law, Public Safety, Technology

WASHINGTON ADDS 150 ADDITIONAL DUI PATROLS FOR August 14 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2019.

While you should never be driving under the influence, doing so right now may increase your chances of getting into trouble with the law. In conjunction with the “Plan before you party” campaign, various policing agencies will coordinate the extra… READ MORE

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

Washington State Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers over Fourth of July weekend; know what’s legal and what isn’t.

Put down your phone! The Washington State Patrol will be looking for distracted drivers around the state during an emphasis patrol Friday through Sunday. The state is on a mission to reduce traffic deaths to zero by 2030 and, to… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Public Safety, Uncategorized, Washington Law
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The Emergency Doctrine Illustrated

The Emergency Doctrine Illustrated – Recently, Tenino Police Chief, Robert Swain, suffered a medical emergency while driving his police cruiser and caused some property damage. The police department’s statement on the incident is below. Our best wishes for a speedy… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury

E-Bike & E-Scooter Linked to Higher Incidence of Serious Injuries

Many cities and towns are catching on to a new trend with the provision of bikes and scooters either as a public service or as a business. A new study has found that the electronic bikes and scooters are having… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Child Safety, Pedestrian Law, Personal Injury

Mayor Durkan Proposes Speed Limit Reduction

Mayor Jenny Durkan recently announced her plan to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety by reducing speed limits on city streets to 25 miles per hour. According to Mayor Durkin, a pedestrian is twice as likely to be killed if hit… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Child Safety, Local News, News, Pedestrian Law, Washington Law

Snowy Weather Brings Hazardous Travel Conditions

As snowy weather continues to fall throughout most of Western Washington, travel through mountain passes such as Stevens Pass could become hazardous. Avalanche specialist, Alan Willard with the WSDT, confirms that snowplow crews are preparing for a busy week as… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Local News, News

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