State to Pay $3 Million to Girls Raped by Grandfather in Foster Care

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Foster Care Abuse, Press Coverage

The state has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of two sisters, ages 12 and 13, who were repeatedly raped by their maternal grandfather after they were placed as foster children in his care. The girls had been removed from their mother’s custody because of allegations of abuse in […]

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Bike Accidents: Watch Out for the Left Cross, the Right Hook and the Open Door

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Bicycle Accidents, Safety

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, bicycling is a popular activity in the state of Washington — particularly in the Seattle area. About 36 percent of the city’s 520,000 residents regularly engage in recreational biking, and between 4,000 to 8,000 commute to work every day, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. It’s no wonder: […]

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Dealing With Insurance Companies? It’s All About Business!

Written by: Ken Selander Category: Insurance

Insurance companies provide a valuable service to the public, but make no mistake about it: They are a for-profit industry — and that means they are in it for the money! The amount of revenue they collect from premiums must exceed the amount they pay out in claims. When you purchase insurance, you deal with […]

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