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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

Washington State Gas Prices Still on the Rise

Gas prices in Washington State are rising while prices nationwide are dropping. A recent survey conducted by GasBuddy found that in the last week alone, the average price of gas in Seattle has risen 5 cents a gallon, while gasoline… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: News
no more emission tests in Washington for vehicle registration

No More Emission Testing Upon Vehicle Registration Renewal in Washington

Washington state now meets federal air quality standards and will no longer require emission testing to renew a vehicle registration.  Set to begin early next year, the WA Dept. of Ecology predicted that by 2020 the air’s quality would have… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Local News, News, Technology, Washington Law

Wiener & Lambka, PS Sponsors Chalk Art Contest at Renton River Days.

Come join us and stop by our booth as Wiener & Lambka participates in Renton River Days, Friday through Sunday, July 26-28th, 2019. For many years now, each July, we have sponsored the chalk art competition. The weather is supposed… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Local News, News

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

Surprise Medical Billing Legislation Approved

The Washington legislature has approved a bill regulating “surprise medical billing”. Drafted by the Insurance Commissioner of Washington, Michael Kriedler, this bill addresses the practice of health insurers denying payment for bills from providers who are not covered by the… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Federal Law, Health Care, Medical Information, News

School Bus Safety

New stop paddle cameras issued in Bellevue School District catch 107 violators in just first month. Announced last September, the BSD was placing cameras near the stop signs that line the sides of school buses. Camera footage is used by… READ MORE

Leif Hansen / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Child Safety, Local News, News

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

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

Settlement Advances: Financial Salvation or Trap for the Vulnerable?

If you have suffered an injury as the result of the negligence of someone else, particularly a motor vehicle accident, you are probably already aware of the financial hardship that can result.  Medical bills begin piling up on top of car payments, rent, grocery bills, and all of the other expenses of daily living.  If the injury kept you off the job for more than a few days, the problem becomes even worse.

Bruce Wiener / CATEGORIES: Financial, News

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