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Preventing WA Underride Truck Accidents

Cars driving on a highway next to trucks

Underride accidents occur when a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck with a trailer collide. Trucks often weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger vehicles. They are taller with greater ground clearance, which is the most common cause of underriding accidents. As a result, the occupants inside are often severely injured. The National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more »

What Happens if I’m Injured at My Workplace?

Construction worker on the job

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 2.9 million workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2015. Injuries on the job are usually covered under the workers’ compensation law. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker certain benefits regardless of who is at fault in causing the injury. Those benefits typically include medical expenses and… Read more »

Construction Site Auto Accidents: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Road construction zone in Tacoma

A few years ago, there was a marketing advertisement campaign whose slogan was: “Construction Crews: Give ‘em a Break.” It was created as a public safety service in response to the increasing number of automotive accidents that occurred in a construction area on a stretch of freeway. If you live in the South Sound, you… Read more »

What You Need to Know about Ejection Auto Accidents in WA

Car headlights in traffic

If an automotive collision causes the occupant to be ejected from the vehicle, you can also guarantee that their injuries will be catastrophic. Broken bones or fractures, serious brain damage, severe road rash, paralysis and even death are all well within the realm of possibility with ejection accidents. Not to mention, extreme emotional and psychological distress following… Read more »

From Tacoma to Tacoma

Never forget where you came from. Tacoma is where I was born, grew up, studied, committed to a legal practice and planted my life, family and future. I believe that claiming history in one place helps keep us grounded and gives us the opportunity to build long-lasting, meaningful relationships. I love getting to know the… Read more »