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What risks do construction sites pose to Seattle citizens?

Construction can stand as evidence of growth, improvement and a thriving economy. While this certainly may be true, it is undeniable that construction sites also brings certain risks to the area. This is worth considering given the fact that developers are working on over $3 billion worth of construction projects in Seattle, according to NW Construction Illustrated.

Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins celebrate 30 years, expand practice

Founded in October 1986, Dean Standish Perkins and Associates marked three decades of representing injured clients and their families. Dean "Stan" Perkins says the anniversary is a testament to his commitment helping people regain their lives and his love for his practice and clients.

What happens if you are partly at fault for your personal injury?

You know you should seek legal advice after suffering a personal injury, but perhaps you are hesitant to call a lawyer because you believe it was your fault. You doubt you will receive legal representation, let alone damages for the incident. Before you write off speaking to a personal injury attorney, learn how Washington state handles joint fault for most personal injury cases and how it affects the financial compensation you can receive. You may realize that you can pursue legal action after all.

Facts you need to know about driving near semi trucks

Semi trucks may have many names, but no matter what you call them, one thing remains the same: your vehicle will lose in an accident with a semi. While all driving rules apply to sharing the road with semis, these trucks require additional safety measures due to their unique characteristics. Knowing what these are and how to handle them can help you avoid getting into an accident with a tractor trailer and requiring a Seattle personal injury lawyer.

Do you have the right motorcycle protective gear?

It's no secret that motorcyclists have a higher risk of injury and death than other motorists do. While you can't control how other people drive, you can control what you do to increase your own safety. One step is to wear the right protective gear. Doing so can improve your visibility to other drivers and reduce your chances of severe or fatal injuries. Make sure you have the following high-quality gear for riding.

Making seat belts safer

Auto accidents are scary. The surprise jolt causes anxiety, the impact causes flashbacks and various physical injuries can hurt for anywhere from a few days to the rest of your life. Getting from Point A to Point B is a simple process in the modern era, but the lasting effects when something goes wrong are severe.

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