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07/30/2021

Light Rail Train Strikes Pedestrians in Seattle, Killing 2 and Injuring 1 This Month

KIRO 7 News reported on July 28, 2021 that a man in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is in critical condition after being struck by a Sound Transit Train. The man was transported to the hospital while the investigation continues. This incident comes just weeks after a report by KING 5 NewsContinued »

07/16/2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Honorees

GLP Attorneys is proud to announce our 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Honorees. This year, ten of our attorneys made the list, including one being awarded Top 100 Super Lawyers Honoree for the second time in his career – Shareholder James F. Gooding in our Seattle office. Check outContinued »

06/25/2021

GLP Attorneys $3 Million Settlement in Maritime Case: Galstad vs. KGM and AUS

GLP Attorneys Shareholder James Gooding and Partner Sara Maleki recently reached a $3 million settlement in a maritime case involving the construction of the 520 bridge in Seattle, Washington. Gary Galstad was hurt while working as an underwater construction diver on the 520 bridge. The injury happened when the defendantContinued »

06/16/2021

Washington Construction Worker Killed off Highway 520 after Being Pinned by an 11,000-pound Steel Beam

The Seattle Times reported on the death of a construction worker on June 2, 2021, who was working on the job of the Highway 520 Montlake Project when he was pinned between a huge beam and a semi-trailer flatbed. While other construction workers were able to free the man, heContinued »

06/09/2021

The Seattle Times Reports Amazon Drivers More Prone to Injuries than Warehouse Workers

A report done by the national labor organization found that Amazon’s drivers who deliver packages nationwide are getting injured more than any other job within the company, and even more so than UPS drivers. Specifically, “Amazon’s contract delivery drivers got hurt at nearly double the rate of the company’s fulfillmentContinued »

05/18/2021

GLP Attorneys Featured in The Seattle Times for Article “Top 3 Tips for Finding a Safe Nursing Home”

GLP Attorneys sponsored Seattle Times’ article, “Top 3 Tips for Finding a Safe Nursing Home,” which was posted online May 3, 2021, was also featured in The Seattle Times Sunday print paper on May 9, 2021. Choosing a nursing home for your loved one does not have to be complicated,Continued »

04/12/2021

Longer Walk Signals Have Been Added Throughout Seattle to Decrease Automobile/Pedestrian Collisions

In a move to increase safety and lower the chance of pedestrians being hit by cars while crossing the street, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has updated their guidelines and extended the amount of time pedestrians are given at crosswalks. SDOT worked closely with a group of advisors onContinued »

04/01/2021

Bicycle Collision with U.S. Postal Semi Truck Leaves Seattle Cyclist Dead

KomoNews reported on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood, a bicyclist was fatally struck by a U.S. Postal Service semi. The driver was said to be stopped at a red light about to make a right turn when the cyclist pulled out in front of the semi andContinued »

03/25/2021

Lower and More Frequent Speed Limit Signs Have Been Posted to Seattle Streets In the Hopes of Reducing Car Crashes

Popular state-owned streets in Seattle, like Aurora and Lake City Way, have recently seen the addition of new speed limit signs with a 5 mph reduction since last Sunday, March 14, 2021 – an effort that will continue throughout the month of April. The highest speed now allowed throughout theContinued »

03/24/2021

Couple Struck by SUV While Changing Flat Tire Along I-5 – What You Should Know About Shoulder Safety

On March 22, 2021 in Bellingham, WA, a couple on the side of the road were struck while repairing a tire of their travel trailer as an SUV changing lanes veered onto the shoulder. The impact of the SUV caused the trailer to spin, knocking the man and woman bothContinued »