July 3, 2018 , Drunk Driving , Truck Accidents

A drunk driver hits a big rig in Whatcom County

Drunk driver. Car accident. Semi tractor trailer crash. Not anything Whatcom County residents want to face, especially when it happens all at once, like this recent Ferndale motor vehicle and commercial truck accident. A Toyota Tacoma truck driver wa...
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March 30, 2018 , Distracted Driving , Drunk Driving

Drunk vs. distracted driving

Both are illegal and incredibly dangerous. But which is worse? According to the National Highway & Transportation Administration, a texting driver is just as impaired as a driver who has consumed four alcoholic beverages. This shocking compari...
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January 30, 2018 , Drunk Driving

Super Bowl Sunday means more drunk drivers on Bellingham roads

How many of you are planning to host or attend a Super Bowl party this weekend? Have you thought about designating a driver if you plan to drink? Though one individual is wagering millions on the Eagles' win, it's a safe bet that Bellingham roads wil...
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November 30, 2017 , Drunk Driving

In the spirit of safe driving for the holidays, a few touching PSAs

Encompassing Thanksgiving through New Year's, MADD's Tie One On For Safety campaign is in full swing. This prompted me to search for some of the best anti-drunk driving ads (also known as PSAs) that bring awareness to people about how deadly it is to...
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November 7, 2017 , Drunk Driving

MADD’s Tie One On For Safety Campaign comes to a Bellingham road near you

It's hard to imagine even one driver out there who doesn't know about the dangers of drunk driving. However, drunk driving is still a common occurrence on Bellingham and Whatcom County roads and beyond. The holiday season routinely shows an uptick in...
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March 17, 2017 , Drunk Driving

Be safe in Bellingham this St Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick's Day. Since it falls on a Friday, and there's a whole Saturday conveniently ahead for hangover recovery, tonight has a high chance of being extra festive. Bellingham revelers may love the festivities planned but unfort...
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January 14, 2017 , Drunk Driving

A few good resources to help kick a drinking problem

As a personal injury lawyer practicing in Bellingham, Washington, I come across some devastating stories of folks who decided to drink and drive. I've personally represented victims of drunk drivers whose lives were forever changed by someone's selfi...
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November 23, 2016 , Drunk Driving

The Gift of a Portable Breathalyzer

One Christmas, an inebriated uncle of mine said he didn’t like driving during the holiday season because that’s when the amateur drinkers were on the road.  He was under the impression that professional drunks were better drivers.  Trag...
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July 27, 2016 , Drunk Driving

Were you hit by a drunk driver in Bellingham, WA?

Were you hit by a drunk driver in Bellingham, WA?   If you were hit by a drunk driver in Bellingham, WA here is what you need to do next. Hiring an attorney can help you protect yourself and receive the compensation that you deserve for yo...
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February 18, 2016 , Drunk Driving

12 Surprising facts about drinking and driving

It's no surprise to anyone that drinking and driving are unsafe, illegal, and easily preventable. As a personal injury lawyer focused on helping the victims of drunk and distracted drivers, I come across new facts about drinking and driving often. He...
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