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    • A Day Of Terror At The Tacoma Dome

      A Day Of Terror At The Tacoma Dome

      There are few things as scary to a parent as an injury to our children. We go through our daily lives with the understanding that drivers will stop [...]
    • Kearney Case Catalyzes Public Outrage About Hit and Run Collisions

      Kearney Case Catalyzes Public Outrage About Hit and Run Collisions

      Hit and run collisions seem to increase this time of year. It gets dark earlier and the rain makes it difficult to see pedestrians. It makes sense [...]
    • Is My Case Going to Court?

      Is My Case Going to Court?

      Court Rule 3 deals with commencement of a civil action. (Personal injury cases are "civil actions.") The text of the Rule reads: (a) [...]
    • Rules of the Road

      Rules of the Road

      Liability in motor vehicle accidents is frequently determined based on application of the "rules of the road". Determining liability inclusions [...]
    • …And a Bottle of Rum

      …And a Bottle of Rum

      There is a strong historical connection between alcohol and boats. It started with ancient seafarers and has continued to modern day. While drinking [...]
    • The Intersection Between Rights and Responsibilities – The Left Hand Turn

      The Intersection Between Rights and Responsibilities – The Left Hand Turn

      Many motor vehicle accidents start with a left hand turn. Most car versus motorcycle and car versus bicycle accidents find their genesis in left [...]
    • "Nursing Home" Falls–Response Times and Call Buttons

      "Nursing Home" Falls–Response Times and Call Buttons

      We have a case that involves a resident’s fall at a (physical) rehabilitation center and, unfortunately, the resident’s ultimate below [...]
    • Bicycles and UIM Coverage…Why do I Need Auto Insurance if I Ride a Bike?

      Bicycles and UIM Coverage…Why do I Need Auto Insurance if I Ride a Bike?

      I recently read about a hit and run accident at another blogger’s site: A bicyclist was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening [...]
    • Slip and Fall Cases in Parking Garages

      Slip and Fall Cases in Parking Garages

      Slip and fall cases – particularly slip and fall cases in parking garages – find plaintiffs caught between the wolves and the sea. The [...]
    • Duty of Care on Board Holland America

      Duty of Care on Board Holland America

      A lot of people go on cruises over the holidays. Many of these people will cruise on Holland America. Holland America is one of the “high end” [...]