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Would you make a good juror?

June 11 2014 Certainly, if you try to get out of jury duty, you're not being a good juror. So many people attempt to shirk their service, but being a juror is one…

Swimming pool owners and liability

July 17 2014 Owning a swimming pool is a great responsibility. On top of ensuring that the pool is in proper working order, you also need to make sure it's safely…

Helmet safety in design improvements Pt. 1

June 3 2014 As an avid off-road motorcyclist and skier I'm no stranger to sports requiring helmets. As a huge advocate of helmet use, I make it a habit. In the…

Musical menace: are music festivals worth the risk of injury

May 29 2014 The sun is shining; you pack up the car and head to that once in a lifetime chance to see all your favorite bands at the same venue, playing on the…

Why would a personal injury attorney turn down your case?

May 15 2014 Yes, it happens. Contrary to popular belief, personal injury attorneys don't take every case that passes through their doorway. You shouldn't be…

Drugging and driving on the rise

August 13 2014 Now that marijuana has been legalized in Colorado and Washington, and more states are sure to follow, the government and police forces have been…

Personal injury Q&A: partial fault

August 9 2014 Yes. In our state we have what is called “Pure Comparative Fault.” This means the jury will compare the fault of all parties, including you, to…

Not billing medical insurance in search of greener pockets

August 8 2014 In 2009, 6-year-old Sebastian Hizey was critically injured at a monster truck show at the Tacoma Dome. Staff at Mary Bridge Hospital, part of the…

Personal injury legal terms: discovery

July 30 2014 Discovery is a pre-trial phase that allows both parties to obtain information from the opposing party. It enables the each side to know what evidence…

100 deadly days of summer: perils of teen driving

July 24 2014 The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day mark the 100 deadliest days for a teenager to be on the road. The weather gets nicer, school lets out…