Investigation Needed to Determine Fault

It is interesting how the initial reports after the crane collapse blamed the operators. This is the easy excuse. A thorough investigation (which is already happening) needs to be done before we can determine who is at fault. https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/human-error-stop-blaming-workers-for-their-own-deaths/

What is Insurance Bad Faith?

When you buy insurance, you do it for the protection and security of yourself, your family, and your property.  An insurance contract is the insurance company’s promise to you to follow through on this guarantee of protection and security.  Unfortunately, insurance companies do not always keep their promises. Sometimes youContinued »

National Bike to Work Day in Seattle

May is National Bike Month, and today is National Bike to Work Day.  According to the League of American Bicyclists, 40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable andContinued »

Driving Hazards Thanks to Legal Marijuana

Driving stoned is increasingly a hazard in Washington now that marijuana is legal. Late afternoon and Saturdays are the most likely times for stoned people to get in a crash. Like alcohol, drivers cannot drive while under the influence of marijuana.  https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/marijuana/these-are-the-most-common-times-and-places-people-in-washington-get-caught-driving-stoned-according-to-state-patrol-data/  

Know Your Rights as a Pedestrian

GLP Attorneys has represented hundreds of pedestrians throughout Washington State in personal injury claims and litigation.  If you are a pedestrian struck by a car in Washington, did you know that you can use the car owner’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance to cover your medical expenses and wage lossContinued »

GLP Attorneys Advocacy for Injured Bicyclists

The GLP Attorneys teams throughout Washington State are proud to represent bicyclists in personal injury claims and litigation.  We represent clients injured by negligent car drivers, as well as clients injured due to negligent road or trail design. We have legal teams based in Seattle, Tacoma, Burlington, Spokane, Wenatchee, Vancouver,Continued »

Fallen Crane Kills Four in Seattle

Washington State has some of the best construction safety rules in the country. Tragic Incidents like this should not happen, if the rules are followed. A thorough investigation of the crane operator and general contractor are needed to get to the bottom of what happened.  https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/fallen-crane-kills-four-in-south-lake-union-it-was-terrifying/