Construction Workers Face Greater Risk Due to the Coronavirus

Even before the additional threat to safety that came with the current pandemic, construction workers have always faced a more present danger than other occupations, especially those who do not belong to a union.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction work in 2018 accounted for 1 inContinued »

COVID-19 Fears With Start of Seasonal Fishing in Alaska

The Seattle Times has reported that an employee of Seattle-based Trident Seafoods is the first person confirmed to be positive for COVID-19 in Dillingham, Alaska, a Bristol Bay community where there is fear that seasonal fishing industry workers could spread the disease to their region:  https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/trident-seafoods-employee-under-quarantine-in-alaska-bristol-bay-region-tests-positive-for-covid-19/ The National Fisherman reportedContinued »

Boating Accidents – Safety Tips To Keep You Safe This Summer

Prevent Boating Accidents with These Safety Tips For many Washington residents, boating season is an exciting time to look forward to as the spring season rolls around. While many people are understandably anxious to get out of their houses and take advantage of the reopening to outdoor recreation – implementedContinued »

You Should Ask Your Auto Insurance Company for a Coronavirus Premium Rebate

It has been widely reported this week that two major automobile insurance carriers, Allstate and American Family, are voluntarily issuing insurance premium refunds to customers that have drastically cut back on driving due to coronavirus and COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.  Other insurance carriers are likely to follow in the coming daysContinued »

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 »

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