New Legislation Proposed to Strengthen Review of Washington Daycare Deaths

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Children's Injuries, Wrongful Death

Child fatalities continue to occur in Washington daycare centers and homes.  When these unthinkable tragedies occur, a close review of the deaths is often absent. State Representative Ruth Kagi recently sponsored legislation mandating review by the Department of Early Learning for every child fatality occurring in Washington’s licensed child care centers or homes.  The legislation […]

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Avoid Accident Injuries by Drunk Drivers During the Upcoming Holidays!

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Safety, Wrongful Death

The season of merriment is upon us, and so are the drunk drivers causing accidents and injuring others on the roadway.  New Year’s Day and Christmas Day rank 5th and 6th respectively for most traffic fatalities nationally due to drunk driving.  (Thanksgiving ranks #1 followed by the Fourth of July, Labor Day and Memorial Day, […]

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If I’m in a Motorcycle Crash and Did Not Have a Motorcycle Endorsement, Can I Still Be Compensated for My Injuries?

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Motorcycles

Yes, you can collect damages for your motorcycle accident injuries even if you did not have a valid motorcycle endorsement. But like any accident, you can only be compensated if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence. The lack of a motor cycle endorsement was addressed in the Washington wrongful death case of Holtz […]

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