KOMO News: Hazardous Seattle roads leads to serious bicyclist injuries

Image of KOMO News story about injured bicyclists suing Seattle for unsafe road. S. Jackson

Even the most seasoned bicyclists have sustained major injuries from crashes on badly design roads in Seattle. KOMO News anchor Molly Shen delves into the issue that gave rise to Fleming Law clients’ lawsuit against the City of Seattle. Check back often for updates about this case and other cases of unsafe road planning/design/construction/maintenance.

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SDOT needs to make S. Jackson safer for bicyclists

SDOT attempts to show the safest way "through" tracks for people on bikes.

In Seattle, do we need to resign ourselves to bike injuries? We have the right to ask for reasonably safe roads. This is the law. But why do we so rarely get this from our cities, towns, and the state? How many more injuries and catastrophic crashes for people on bikes are needed before SDOT…

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Serious Car Crash Injures Both Driver And Passenger

Charles & Manuel car crash with severe injuries

This claim involved a motor vehicle accident settlement with negligent driver and clients’ Underinsured Motorists (UIM) insurance. Charles and Manuel were driving on a quiet road in Issaquah, when suddenly an oncoming SUV crashed into their car. Both sustained injuries but never expected the size of the settlement that Fleming Law obtained for them.

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Confidential Pedestrian V. Car – $490,000

Picture of Fremont Bridge where Fleming Law pedestrian injury client suffered after car hit .

Seattle software developer was walking to his job, when a car hit him near the Fremont Bridge. He lost weeks of work and time to enjoy with his family for the entire summer and fall of 2019. After the injured pedestrian was taken to the hospital, his family contacted Catherine Fleming to represent him. Although…

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$1,550,000 -Seriously injured cyclist sues Seattle for unsafe road

Daniel Ahrendt, a conscientious bike commuter and web developer, was run over by a bus after his front bike tire got caught in the Seattle First Hill Streetcar track. On a partly sunny May morning in Seattle, Daniel rode his bicycle to his job. He was always careful as a bicyclist, as his friends all…

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Injured Bicyclist – $1,750,000

Adam was bicycling to his job in South Lake Union, when 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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