Dangerous crosswalk for pedestrians: Roosevelt protected bike lane

Traffic Fatality Trends 2004-2017 graph

Seattle recently reported its new and improved proactive approach to pedestrian safety (to use FHWA’s language.  Below are excerpts of a 2020 City of Seattle Dept. of Transportation (SDOT) report: …the number of overall traffic-related fatalities continues to trend downward. However, pedestrian and cyclist crashes have remained relatively steady. To meetthe growing demand while improving safety, the City…

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Is your insurance company acting in bad faith?

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When we make regular payments for our insurance premium, we believe that  our insurance company will be there for us when we need them most.  Right?  After all, isn’t that why we spend thousands of dollars every year on insurance? Like a friend, we expect our insurance company to respond in good faith. Unfortunately, when clients…

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Injured bicyclist – $1,750,000

Adam was bicycling to his job in South Lake Union, when the driver of a small commercial truck failed to see him when making a right turn. Adam was awarded a $1,750,000 settlement, less than 30 days before trial was set to start.

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Nursing home wrongful death – confidential settlement

Estate of Katsel v. The Best Quality Care, Inc. Inna Katsel, a beloved 83 year old Ukrainian immigrant, fell to her death as a resident at a nursing facility. Fleming Law obtained a confidential settlement for the surviving beneficiaries. Inna Katsel’s life was cut too short. Inna Katsel’s family was one of the most beautiful…

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