Can you drive? About 20% in WA can’t…

In the past year, I experienced losing vision in both of my eyes temporarily for months for acute retinal detachments.  I continue to experience issues due to my low vision. Walking or running are still some of my favorite activities, but I’ve injured myself a number of times (broken wrist, broken arm, orbital socket, etc.) due to crummy…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

SDOT Wants To Engage!

SDOT Engagement Map

Love SDOT’s Find It Fix It app? I do! Now, SDOT has rolled out its Engagement Hub. This is your time to make your voice heard.  My favorite it the interactive map that allows multiple folks to comment on known and hazardous road conditions. Try it! Document the issues with SDOT about problem spots.

Read More

$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…

Read More

Who needs AOC? WA Senator for Safer Roads and Rails

Senator photo

Did you hear about the $13.8 million for Western WA to improve rail infrastructure and to prevent landslides? How about her discussion yesterday at the Spokane National Weather Service about improving fire forecasting tools?  In her mild mannered way, she’s successfully pushed for safer roads, rail and communities. Sure, AOC has a flashier way that grabs people’s attention. Maybe…

Read More