Death of Attorney General Janet Reno

Janet Reno, our first female Attorney General, has died at age 78 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. While serving as Florida’s State Attorney in Miami, she was nominated by Bill Clinton, and served under his presidency for almost eight years.She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1995, but she didn’t let …

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Ivan the Gorilla

The bronze tribute immortalizing Ivan the Gorilla has finally been unveiled at the Point Defiance zoo. Many younger people probably do not know of Ivan and his role in Tacoma’s rich history, but he left a giant footprint in our city. He is much deserving of the statue built in …

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Halloween Safety part 4: Pet Safety

Today’s blog will complete my Halloween Safety series. When planning a safe holiday for children, it’s easy to forget our four legged friends. Halloween poses some serious threats to a pet’s mental and physical health. Here are pet safety tips to keep furry friends from harm during the haunting season. …

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Halloween Safety Part Three: Pedestrian Accidents

Halloween night is a big day for emergency room staff. Many ER visits are due to  injuries resulting from car vs. pedestrian accidents. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children are four times more likely to be hit by a motor vehicle on Halloween than any other day …

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Halloween Safety Part Two: Trick-or-Treating

If you read my last blog, you’ll know that Halloween is one of the top holidays for emergency room visits. Wednesday I talked about costume safety. Today I talk about safety while Trick-or-Treating. Younger children should always be accompanied by an adult while trick-or-treating.  If you’re children are old enough …

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Halloween Safety Part One: Halloween Costumes

As a personal injury attorney, I deal with accidents and injuries on a daily basis. Did you know Halloween is one of the holidays that produce the most ER visits?  Injuries caused by everything from glow sticks to car accidents land thousands of children in emergency rooms nationwide on Halloween. …

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Sexual harassment in the workplace

Donald Trump’s lewd video with Billy Bush once again brings his treatment of women to the forefront. Numerous lawsuits have been filed against Donald Trump and his companies with regard to sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. This isn’t breaking news either. Accusations against Trump and his upper echelon …

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The truth about Talc

If you listen to the radio, you’ve heard the somewhat annoying commercials about talcum powder causing cancer and how you can be legally compensated as a victim. Is there truth behind the talcum powder/cancer link? I’ve done a little research. What is talc? Talc is a mineral made up of …

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