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See and Be Seen When Biking on Roadways (part 2 of 4)
The legislature has passed several laws in Washington State regarding cycling on highways. First and foremost, cyclists are subject to the same rules and…
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Don’t Leave Home Without It: Bike Helmet Safety (part 1 of 4)
Bicycle riding is increasing substantially in the United States, and provides good recreation and exercise. Also, with rising fuel costs, many people are turning to…
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What is “UIM” Coverage? Should it be a part of my Auto Insurance Policy?
The answer is yes! I recently represented a young man injured in a violent collision near Zillah, WA. He was a passenger in a car…
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Abeyta and Nelson named Super Lawyers for 2014
Washington Law & Politics Magazine has named attorneys Terry Abeyta (left) and Rod Nelson (right) as Super Lawyers for 2014. This is the 14th…
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Distracted Driving an Increasing Threat on Washington Roadways
Auto manufacturers are increasingly producing safer and safer cars. However, no amount of safety features can guard against distracted drivers. How many of us…
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‘Risky Case’ Resolved for Victim of Fall
It was a dark October night when Brooke Creswell, former conductor of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra tripped in an unlit parking lot in front of…
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The Importance of Youth Sports
As a kid growing up in the Yakima Valley, I played youth sports. When I wasn’t at practice, I was with friends playing “dunk” basketball,…
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Abeyta Nelson Settles Landmark $6.9 M Traumatic Brain Injury Case
A night out at a high school soccer game in September 2007 ended tragically for the Sanchez family when their baby fell out of her…
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Do Attorney Awards Really Matter?
Attorney Terry Abeyta has recently been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This is the…
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Family sues Landmark Care Center in 2010 death of 88-year-old
The family of an 88-year-old woman, whose death at Landmark Care center led to an investigation by Department of Health & Human Services concluding that…
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Back injury to 75-year-old Wapato woman…$1.62 Million
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David Abeyta Elected to WSAJ Board of Governors
Abeyta Nelson congratulates attorney David Abeyta, who has been elected to the board of governors of the Washington State Association for Justice. WSAJ is made…
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