Bicycle Accident Prevention For Those Who Commute By Bike in Federal Way

  Bicycle commuting in Washington State has increased by a shocking 75 percent over the past ten years — and it’s easy to see why. Biking to work can be extremely healthy, economical, and, in some cases faster, than a traditional commute in a car. It’s also environmentally friendly to boot. But while getting to […]

Why You Shouldn’t Say ‘I’m Sorry’ After A Federal Way Car Accident

After a Federal way car accident, it can feel natural and right to say, “I’m sorry,” to the other driver, even if you don’t think it was your fault. Part of the reason might be social programming. Part of it may be that you are simply feeling bad about the collision. Part of it might […]

Should You Call The Police After A Federal Way Car Accident?  

What are your legal responsibilities in the minutes after you are involved in a car accident in Washington State? Do you need to call the police, or inform other state officials of a crash in the event that a police officer does not come to the scene of an accident? At The Ye Law Firm, […]

The Frightening Connection Between Truck Drivers And Distracted Driving

Did you know that commercial drivers who are texting are 23 times more likely to be involved in an accident than a trucker with their eyes on the road? Or that commercial drivers dialing a mobile phone are six times more likely to cause an accident? Since the advent of the mobile phone, distracted driving […]

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim in Washington State?

When someone dies due to the neglect of another person or entity, they are not able to sue for damages – and they are not able to hold the person or party responsible for what they have done. However, under Washington State law, the estate of the deceased person can sue in their stead for […]

The Tragedy of Wrong Way Car Accidents in Federal Way

Two men were killed and six more were seriously injured in a wrong-way traffic accident in Federal Way earlier this year. According to the Federal Way Mirror, a car was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Kent Des Moines Road (State Route 516) just before midnight when it struck two vehicles traveling the correct […]

The Signs Of A Concussion After An Accident

Not all wounds are visible. One of the most common injuries associated with accidents (including traffic accident and on-the-job accidents, and slip and fall accidents) is the concussion, but they can be difficult to diagnose, especially since symptoms may not appear until hours or even days after the incident. They can also be difficult to […]

Do You Need A Rabies Shot After A Dog Bite?

Getting bitten or attacked by a dog can be an extremely frightening experience in the moment – but it can also be scary after the fact, as you wonder whether you could have contracted an infection or a disease from the dog’s saliva. While most bacterial infections can be fought quickly and effectively with antibiotics, […]

What To Do If You Are Attacked By A Stray Dog

Getting bitten by a neighbor’s dog, or a dog with a clear owner is scary enough. But getting bitten by a stray dog can be both more frightening and more legally complex. In this blog post, we will discuss what to do if you are attacked by a seemly stray/unattended dog and what your legal […]

Texting Laws and Distracted Driving Laws in Washington State

Mobile phones and smartphones have made our lives better in many ways: we are more connected than ever before, we have so much information at our fingertips, and we are in many ways safer. However, as the popularity of these devices has grown, the number of distracted driving accidents caused by phone use while driving […]