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Associate Tirra Seely Featured in January 2023 Issue of WSAJ Trial News

Tirra Seely, an associate at GLP Attorneys, was featured in the January 2023 issue of Trial News, a monthly publication from the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ). In the article “2022 Fellows are Ready for What’s Next”, Tirra and several other former WSAJ Fellows were noted for their continuedContinued »


GLP Attorneys Case Ranked Among Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in U.S.

    Jim Gooding, Sara Maleki, and GLP Attorneys were recognized by for obtaining one of the Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in the year 2021 for the results achieved in the Galstad v. Kiewit/General/Manson, et al. case. The case involved a spinal injury sustainedContinued »


Will Vision Zero Be Enough?

  The New York Times recently posted a chilling article on the increase of bicycle and pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. due to collisions with motor vehicles.  The U.S. has diverged over the past decade from other comparably developed countries, where traffic fatalities have been falling. This American exception becameContinued »


Legal Update | Implications of the Henderson Ruling: WA Supreme Court Addresses Racial Bias in Civil Court Proceedings

Click here for a print-friendly version. Introduction On October 20, 2022, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington handed down a landmark decision that aims to address the issue of racial bias in civil court proceedings. The decision, Henderson v. Thompson, expands upon a similar ruling from the CourtContinued »


City of Bellevue Blazes Trail to Mitigating Biking & Traffic Deaths via Machine Learning

The Seattle Times recently reported a big step toward achieving the Washington State “Vision Zero” pledge to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030. The cities of Bellevue and Seattle have also pledged to eliminate injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes, bicycle versus car accidents, and pedestrian versus vehicleContinued »


Concrete Mixer Rollover Closes 520 Bridge

The Seattle Times reported on Friday that an overturned concrete truck caused the 520 bridge to close. It was re-opened later that evening.  This was the third commercial vehicle accident in Seattle in two days with two semi-truck rollovers occurring on the  I-5 offramp to 405 and an eastbound onrampContinued »


Seattle Times Reports: Washington State Among Worst States for Surge in Traffic Deaths

Introduction Though it is well-documented that roads nationwide have gotten deadlier since the onset of the pandemic, the numbers in most states have started to taper off.  That’s not the case for Washington, where the surge in traffic fatalities has continued into 2022. In the first half of 2021, thereContinued »


GLP Attorneys Ranked Among Top 3 Best Places to Work INW by Spokane Journal of Business

GLP Attorneys is honored to have been named as one of the top three medium-sized employers by the Spokane Journal’s seventh annual Best Places to Work Inland Northwest (“INW”) program. The Best Places to Work INW is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the area’s bestContinued »


GLP Attorneys Shareholder Heather Webb Puts on the Skagit Silver & Gold Gala for Skagit County Bar Association

The Skagit Silver & Gold Gala was a huge success on December 2, 2021. Skagit County Bar Association hosted this event at Il Granaio Restaurant in Mount Vernon as their annual holiday party and also Skagit Legal Aid’s 1st Annual Fundraiser. GLP Attorneys had several employees in attendance who areContinued »


GLP Attorneys $3 Million Settlement in Maritime Case Featured in American Association for Justice Trial Magazine

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) most recently featured the Galstad vs. KGM and AUS maritime case, a $3 million settlement reached by GLP Attorneys Shareholder Jim Gooding in our Seattle office and Partner Sara Maleki in our Spokane and Tri-Cities offices, in the AAJ Trial Magazine November 2021 issue.Continued »