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05/19/2020

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 »

05/19/2020

Third Party Claim Together With an L&I Claim in Washington State

What is a Third Party Claim? A third party claim is an L&I claim and a Personal Injury claim sharing the same facts. When you have both a personal injury claim and an L&I claim, the personal injury claim is called a third party claim. An L&I Claim in WashingtonContinued »

05/15/2020

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 »

05/11/2020

Important Safety Tips to Protect Pedestrians, Bicyclists, and Car Drivers

With the weather becoming more summer-like and as Washington begins Phase 1 of a gradual reopening, more and more people are getting outside to partake in outdoor recreation after almost two months of being cooped up inside. This comes as Governor Inslee opened up over a hundred state parks forContinued »

04/08/2020

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 »

03/08/2020

GLP Attorneys Obtains $2.7 Million Verdict on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Case

This week GLP Attorneys obtained a $2.7 million dollar verdict in the King County Superior Court for a woman who had a wooden furniture dolly dropped on her right foot at a Fred Meyer store, resulting in diagnosed complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). This is the largest reported CRPS resultContinued »

03/08/2020

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 »

03/04/2020

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 »

01/29/2020

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 »

01/24/2020

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 »

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