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Renton Police Department posts On Proper Turning

As part of our blog this month we are sharing this informational post by the Renton Police Department on a mistake that drivers are making too commonly. We hope that this effort will help driver safety by further spreading the… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Car Accidents, Criminal Law, Pedestrian Law, Public Safety

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

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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Judgeship recommendations

Judgeship recommendations – In this blog post, we wish to convey information about the upcoming judicial elections in Washington. Because Judges at all levels, from each County’s Superior Court to the state’s Supreme Court, are elected positions in our state,… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Business Law, Child Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Federal Law, Insurance Information, Jury Duty, News, Pedestrian Law, Public Safety, Supreme Court, Washington Government, 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
What to do if the At Fault Insurance Denies your Claim.

What to do if the At Fault Insurance Denies your Claim

What to do if the At-Fault Insurance Denies your Claim – There can be many reasons why a claim might be denied.  The insurance company should send you a letter explaining exactly why they have made their decision.  The type… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Communities, Education, Employment Law, Insurance Information, Medical Information, News, Pedestrian Law, Privacy, Public Safety, Technology

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

Discussion on Pedestrian Law in Washington

To herald in our new Pedestrian Accidents page, we’d like to have a dialogue regarding pedestrian law in Washington state. Pedestrian law is about half what most people seem to think it is, and half not quite so much what… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Pedestrian Law, Personal Injury, Washington Law

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