Likely Legal Liability for Nursing Home Exposure to Coronavirus

The Seattle Times reports that the number of deaths and illnesses linked to coronavirus at Life Care Center of Kirkland may be higher than health officials have been able to confirm to date, according to the nursing home: https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/coronavirus-cases-may-be-higher-than-reported-at-kirkland-nursing-home/?utm_medium=notification&utm_source=pushly&utm_campaign=491234 Nursing home neglect may include failure to take proper precautions toContinued »

Nursing Homes and the Coronavirus

Residents in nursing homes around Washington are vulnerable, and must be protected from all harm and neglect, but particularly from COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus.  The Seattle Times investigated 7 recent deaths from the virus at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, which is at the center ofContinued »

Top Tips If You Are in a Car Collision

Imagine you are driving down I-5 at rush hour, and traffic ahead of you suddenly slows down and stops.  You slow and stop, and breath a sigh of relief that all is okay.  Seconds later your car is slammed into from behind by a driver that was distracted, driving tooContinued »

Family of man killed on belt-manlift settles wrongful death lawsuit

$5 Million Settlement against Avis Rent-A-Car System, LLC GLP Attorneys has recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $5 million against Avis Rent-A-Car System, LLC, located in Seattle, Washington. Avis Rent-A-Car is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc., of Parsippany, New Jersey. The company operates a fleetContinued »

Worker Killed in Trench Collapse in Thurston County

King 5 news reported on the death of one worker, and injury of another, in a trench collapse at a construction project for the Skookumchuck wind energy project, which is developing a 38-turbine wind farm near the Thurston-Lewis county line.  The incident happened on January 9, 2020. https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/thurston-county-construction-accident/281-7a18779b-1ef6-4922-90cd-a9fc3badcb17 Accidents likeContinued »

Preventing Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Injuries in Seattle

The Stranger reported on December 9, 2019 that Mayor Jenny Durkan was taking immediate steps to try to make being a pedestrian in Seattle safer. She announced that arterial streets across the city will have their speed limits lowered to 25 mph, there will be emphasis patrols to monitor pedestrianContinued »

Rising Danger with Large Trucks and Pedestrians

The New York Times reported on January 7, 2020, that just one week into the new year, four pedestrians in NYC have been killed by large trucks or vehicles.   These vehicles, often construction vehicles or garbage haulers in dense urban areas, pose a unique risk to pedestrians that may notContinued »

F/V Scandies Rose Sinking in Alaska

With deepest sympathy, and thoughts of peace and courage to the the families of the lost crew of the F/V Scandies Rose. Coast Guard and NTSB officials will investigate the sinking, and hopefully provide some answers to the families of those lost. https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/scandies-rose-co-owner-says-loss-of-crab-boat-was-a-nightmare/?amp=1  

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