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09/21/2021

Industrial Incident at Seattle Convention Center Construction Site Causes One Death

Q13 News reported on September 20, 2021 that a man was killed in what officials are calling an “industrial accident” at the Seattle Convention Center construction site. Not many details have been released yet, but the incident is being investigated by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I).Continued »

09/16/2021

New York Times Report High Rates of Drugging in Nursing Homes Hidden By Phony Diagnoses

In a recent discovery, a New York Times investigation revealed a new ongoing case of nursing home abuse happening across the nation where doctors have used the false diagnosis of schizophrenia to justify inappropriate use of antipsychotic drugs on dementia patients. These diagnoses have been used to heavily sedate residentsContinued »

09/07/2021

Back-to-School Safety Tips for Fall 2021

The month of September means back-to-school time for both parents and students of all ages. This is a critical time to think about road safety as traffic increases with school buses and teenagers just learning to drive. Whether you’re an experienced driver or a new one, here are a fewContinued »

08/24/2021

What is Diminished Value in Relation to an Automobile Collision?

Introduction Diminished value is the most under-utilized claim in the automobile insurance industry.  It often goes unpursued because of the lack of understanding.  Here we will define diminished value, why it is an important consideration when managing an automobile claim after a collision and how we can help ensure youContinued »

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 »