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Halloween parties are a popular way to celebrate the holiday; it’s an excuse to dress up and get together with friends. Hosts decide how to decorate their home, what food and beverages to serve and who to invite. If the social host chooses to serve alcohol they should be especially wary if there are minors […]

Halloween decorations are a great part of the fun of celebrating the holiday. Kids and adults alike delight in the houses that put in the effort to transform their yards into a spooky graveyard or haunted house. If not done with safety in mind, however, strobe lights, artificial fog and decorations stuck into the grass […]

While 95 percent of U.S. personal injury cases are settled in the pre-trial phase, for those with a case that will move to trial it is good to understand how a personal injury trial works. Personal injury laws vary from state to state but the main phases of a trial are more or less the […]

When a person is seriously injured through no fault of their own, they do not suddenly become experts in personal injury cases. Their personal injury lawyer handles the phases of a personal injury claim from filing initial court papers to mediation and trial if necessary. While 95 percent of U.S. personal injury cases are settled […]

One of the best parts about living in the Pacific Northwest are the weeks of early fall when the sun still shines most days and pumpkins are ready for picking. For those of us who grew up in the region we know the pumpkin patch experience has gone from simple to full throttle family entertainment […]

The legal guardian of one of the residents of a Florida nursing home affected by Hurricane Irma last week filed a personal injury claim against the residence on Friday, September 15. The 94-year old woman claims that the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills staff’s “negligence and reckless indifference” toward their patients who suffered after the […]

With fall fast approaching it is time to start thinking about keeping your family and home safe when the inevitable Pacific Northwest fall storms hit. Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is doing their part by trimming back trees near power lines and installing electric cable specifically designed to withstand branches, thereby reducing power outages.

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Public health experts estimate that 2016 drug overdose deaths exceeded 59,000; the largest year over year increase ever recorded in the United States, according to data compiled by The New York Times. The increase represents an estimated 19 percent […]

The Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA), which was a voter approved initiative, took effect on Dec. 6, 2007. The law made it illegal for insurance companies to “unreasonably deny an insurance claim or violate laws that govern unfair claims-settlement practices.” Practically, this means that insurance companies must acknowledge policyholders’ letters and phone calls about their […]

In July, 2017, Fiat Chrysler issued two recalls affecting more than 1.3 million of their vehicles worldwide. The first recall was for defective air bags and the second was for an issue with anti-lock brakes.