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July 2013 Archives

The Artists of the Law Offices of Matthew Dubin

When you spend as much time in one place as we do in our offices, you want to make sure it's a pleasant environment. Everything contributes to a comfortable and happy workplace - the furniture, the temperature, the view. Perhaps nothing is as important or as overlooked as the artwork in the office. Over the years, I have found that the right artwork can truly change the feel of a workspace - transforming it from a box with desks and computers to a living gallery that stimulates the mind and encourages creative thought, collaboration and a general feeling of well-being.

City of Seattle to improve safety at accident site

A few months after a tragic accident involving a drunk driver which killed two pedestrians and critically injured a woman and her infant baby, the Seattle Department of Transportation announced various options to improve safety along the busy street where the happened.

Pedestrian accident closes roads in Downtown Redmond

During the beautiful months of a Seattle-area summer, many people head outdoors for walks during their lunch breaks, or whenever they can, for some fresh air. Despite pedestrian crosswalk markings, and traffic laws in place to prevent accidents involving motorists and pedestrians, sometimes accidents still happen and can result in serious injury or even death.

Bus company and bus driver face lawsuits in deadly bus crash

For various reasons such as fear of flying, anxiety and cost, traveling by air for some people may not be the best option. As an alternative, many routinely travel by bus to destinations near and far. Traveling by bus is a convenient, efficient and fairly safe form of transportation. Nevertheless, there are times when bus accidents happen and result in serious injury and death.

Guilty plea in drunk driving fatal motor vehicle accident

According to the American Automobile Association, nearly 42 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more over the Independence Day holiday weekend. As people across Seattle and the nation celebrate Independence Day, the likelihood of impaired drivers on the roads also increases. In fact, in 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that more than 10,000 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving accidents. In general, every driver has an on-going duty to obey traffic laws, be attentive and exercise caution on the roadways. Despite all the precautions a driver may take, accidents resulting from the negligence of another driver still happen.

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