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Car Accident DUI October 20, 2020

DUI Injury Attorneys

At Emerald Law Group, we are DUI injury attorneys. When we talk about DUI injuries, we are often referring to injuries caused when a drunk driver hits our client. But it can also refer to a situation in which our client was a passenger in a car driven by a drunk driver that causes an […]

Dog Bites October 14, 2020

Seattle leash laws and dog bites

At Emerald Law Group, we are Seattle dog bite lawyers representing people that have been attacked and injured by someone else’s dog. Often the dog that attacked one of our clients was not on a leash. However, we have represented clients in situations where the attack occurred even when the dog was on a leash. […]

Childhood Sex Abuse October 13, 2020

Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse

In just over a month the “bar date” for Boy Scout sexual abuse claims will run. Facing thousands of lawsuits for sexual abuse, the Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A bar date for filing a claim with the bankruptcy court by November 16, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST was set by […]

Slip and Fall Wrongful Death August 28, 2020

Nursing Home Falls – Tragic and Preventable

Nursing homes have been in the news a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing outbreaks of the coronavirus in adult care facilities all over the country. Even before the tragedy of COVID-19, a constant danger to residents of nursing homes and adult care facilities has been the risk of falls. Half of the residents […]

Clergy Abuse August 19, 2020

$1.7 Million Dollar Settlement for Childhood Sex Abuse Victim

Emerald Law Group was recently involved in a lawsuit against a major religious organization. Our client suffered childhood sexual abuse by multiple members of the clergy from this religious group when he was a young boy. We were able to help resolve his case for a $1,700,000.00 settlement. We have represented clients in childhood sex […]

Slip and Fall August 17, 2020

$260,000.00 Trip and Fall Settlement

Earlier this month, Emerald Law Group settled a trip and fall case against a large Puget Sound City and a landowner. The client, a 57-year-old woman was walking on a busy sidewalk when she tripped on an uneven section of the walkway, injuring her knee. Both the City and the adjoining landowner disputed liability. Emerald […]

Slip and Fall July 16, 2020

Catholic clergy sexual abuse and state investigations

Pervasive child sex abuse has taken place in many Catholic Archdioceses across the country, including here in Washington. Many U.S. dioceses and other religious orders have released lists of clergy known to be sexual abusers. The sudden increase in such lists of known abusers is in large part due to the State of Pennsylvania’s Grand Jury […]

Dog Bite Injuries Warrant A Payout

According to an article in the Tacoma News Tribune, Washington ranks 20th in the nation for the number of dog bite claims brought for injuries suffered in dog attacks. Insurers paid out a total of $13.7 million dollars for 337 reported claims— an average of about $40,000.00 per claim. 337 reported claims mean almost one […]

Pedestrian Accidents June 26, 2020

The Dangers of Distracted Driving to Pedestrians

Pedestrian fatalities continue to reach record numbers on Washington roads. A recent article posted by Q13 Fox, addresses what the Washington State Department of Transportation is doing to address this ongoing problem. Another article in the Urbanist, explores a number of reasons why pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities have increased so dramatically. As one would expect, […]

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Car Accident December 15, 2017

My Own Car Accident Claim – Part 3

I was in an accident back in May in which I was rear-ended by an uninsured driver. Luckily, my own policy has Uninsured Motorist Coverage which allows me to seek compensation through my own insurance company. My insurer also paid for the damage to my vehicle, though I had to pay a deductible for the […]

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