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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
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New Washington Paid Family Leave Act is in Effect

New Washington Paid Family Leave Act is in Effect – Washington has a new family leave act that provides benefits to persons who have to take time off from their jobs due to a serious health condition, a new child,… READ MORE

Wiener & Lambka / CATEGORIES: Accidents, Business Law, Communities, Education, Financial, Insurance Information, Local News, News, Privacy, Public Safety, Supreme Court, Washington Government, 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

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

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
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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

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

Washington State Snow Tires Rules

We’re copying the Washington Department of Transportation’s blog post regarding when to chain up your tires while crossing a mountain pass.  Now that winter is here, the passes will be getting regular snowfall. Washington laws regarding when to use chains on… READ MORE

Darrell Bolte / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Public Safety, 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
Distracted Driving: Primary and Secondary Offenses

New Distracted Driving Legislation Restricts More Than Cell Phone Use

In today’s vlog, we’d like to revisit a topic we discussed in a previous blog, that being the new distracted driving law that went into effect on July 23, 2017. This law was heavily discussed both in the national media… READ MORE

James Lambka / CATEGORIES: Car Accidents, Washington Law

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