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The Dangers of Distracted Driving to Pedestrians

By Emerald Law Group |

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… Read More »

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Unmarked Crosswalks: Every Intersection Could be a Crosswalk

By Emerald Law Group |

Seattle might be one of the most pedestrian friendly cities in the world. Our pedestrians are notorious for refusing to jaywalk, even when the road is clear. While some people travelling here or moving from out-of-state may find this odd, be aware that the Seattle Police are also known to hand out citations and… Read More »

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Rollover accident kills pedestrian on sidewalk and critically injures driver

By Emerald Law Group |

An SUV sped away from a police officer in Auburn and eventually left the road and flipped over, killing an innocent pedestrian walking on the abutting sidewalk. According to KIRO, the driver had a warrant for first-degree manslaughter and was fleeing from the police, despite the police not engaging in a high speed pursuit…. Read More »

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Seattle Bus Hits Pedestrian – 3 Injured

By Emerald Law Group |

A King County metro bus struck a pedestrian on Monday. The sudden stop also caused injuries to two people on the bus when the bus stopped suddenly. The article does not mention much about the incident itself and how or where it occurred. The pedestrian suffered life-threatening injurie and was rushed to Harborview –… Read More »

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