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Kevin Coluccio

Brain Injuries

Every year in the United States more than 1.5 million people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI). All too often traumatic brain injuries are caused by those operating motor vehicles and…

Kevin Coluccio

Hands-Free Devices Still Cause Driver Distractions

While use of Hands-Free Devices is safer for drivers, studies show that the devices still cause driver distractions. This is because when a driver is talking on their cell phone, even with a…

Kevin Coluccio

Winter Driving

The Pacific Northwest is blanketed by snow which is to continue for the next 36 hours. Now, more than ever drivers need to put down their cell phones and pay attention to the roadway and cars and…

Kevin Coluccio

Distracted Drivers

Cellular phones have become a real danger on our public highways. All too often, crashes causing death and serious injuries are the result of a driver texting or talking on their cell…

Mike Myers

Making the Transition Between Personal Injury Protection and Health Insurance

When you’re involved in an automobile accident one of the first concerns is how am I going to pay for the medical bills? If you have personal injury protection (PIP) coverage it will pay 100 cents…

Mike Myers

Moving Targets – Bicycle Commuters at Risk

In the mornings and afternoons there’s a stream of bike commuters on Eastlake. They go south in the morning and north in the afternoon.

We have a number of bicycle commuters in our office. It’s…

Mike Myers

Road Rage – Coverage for an Intentional Act

Most insurance doesn’t cover intentional acts. But we have an exception in Washington. Intentional acts by uninsured and underinsured motorists must be covered by the victim’s UM/UIM policy….

Mike Myers

U-Turns

We handle a lot of cases involving accidents that arise from U-turns. U-turns have a special place in the law:

(1) The driver of any vehicle shall not turn such vehicle so as to proceed in the…

Mike Myers

Relationship Between PIP and Medical Insurance

You’re involved in a motor vehicle accident. You’re injured. There’s pain, anger, anxiety and confusion.
The relationship between the personal injury protection (PIP) you paid for as part of your…

Mike Myers

The Intersection of Responsibilty and Common Sense

What Happens When You Wave Someone Through and They Get Into a Wreck?
Drivers don’t have a duty to provide information to other drivers or pedestrians. But when they do volunteer information, they…