Brake Shop Faked Repairs in 2018 NY Limo Crash that Killed 20

Shocking news today that a brake shop faked repairs to a limo that crashed, killing all 18 people on board, as well as two pedestrians. Investigators have been trying to determine why the limo never slowed before the crash, and now it appears it was due to corporate negligence byContinued »

Clark County Boy Dies in Tragic Bike Collision with Truck

Drivers of vehicles need to be careful, particularly in residential areas, to watch for children on bicycles and walking.  Any small moment of distraction can lead to tragedy.    https://www.kptv.com/news/deputies-child-dies-after-being-struck-by-pickup-truck-while/article_37c4d056-e9ee-11e9-9434-bb7305e10cae.html  

Vancouver Woman Dies After Root Canal

Washington Department of Health is investigating the death of a woman days after having a root canal done at a Vancouver, Washington dental office. To read more into the story, and the potential wrongful death case, go online to: https://komonews.com/news/local/state-health-department-investigates-womans-death-after-root-canal

Climate Change is Impacting Seattle Based Alaska Fishing Industry

Alaska’s fishing industry is seeing problems due to climate change, which affects many fisherman who live in Washington, according to the Seattle Times: https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/as-bering-sea-ice-melts-nature-is-changing-on-a-massive-scale-and-alaska-crab-pots-are-pulling-up-cod/  

First Jury Verdicts in 2017 Amtrak Derailment

The first of many verdicts holds Amtrack responsible for 2017 train crash.  Verdicts like this are a good example of how trial lawyers can hold corporations and government responsible for negligence, and to make sure procedural changes are made to avoid future, similar incidents. Read more in the Seattle Times:Continued »

Antiquated Legal Defense Used in California Boat Fire That Killed 34

An antiquated legal defense has been asserted in the California boat fire where 34 people died which could keep any of the victim’s families from bringing a lawsuit. This is an outdated defense that has disadvantaged many injured and killed seamen, and needs to be addressed by the Courts. https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/09/06/us/06reuters-california-fire-liability-analysis.html?searchResultPosition=4

Fear the Amazon Delivery Driver Rear Ending Your Car

The New York Times today ran an amazing article detailing Amazon’s delivery network, which the company largely classifies as “independent contractors.”  This classification allows Amazon (and other large corporations that adopt this practice) to avoid legal liability when an “independent contractor” causes harm to someone, such as in a rearContinued »

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