Remembering a Christmas-time semi-truck crash

Every year around this time, I think about the Wright family—and the head-on, high-speed semi-truck crash that almost killed them at Christmas. The family was on their way to a Christmas party when the family vehicle was struck head-on by a semi-truck and trailer, at full highway speed. Two of the family members suffered serious injuries. [...]

Our first virtual jury trial in a car crash lawsuit

In November 2020,  I had the honor of participating in a virtual jury trial for a car crash lawsuit as plaintiff's co-counsel with my good friend Jeff Tuttle. His client, Keith, had been riding his bike to work. He hit by a car turning in front of him. Keith suffered various injuries—including a head injury. While [...]

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Trucking Law: Jurisdiction and Venue Can Enhance Case Value

Attorney Kevin Coluccio was published in the Winter/Spring 2020 edition of the Journal of Trucking Litigation. Below is the transcript of the full article, with minor changes for accurate digital representation. See the PDF: Trucking Law: Jurisdiction and Venue Can Enhance Case Value. Good lawyers know the importance of a choosing a forum that best serves your [...]

Truck crash tragedy caused by training failures

A squall is a sudden, sharp increase in wind speed and usually associated with heavy rain showers. Squalls usually last only a few minutes. In the Pacific Northwest, squalls are not an unusual occurrence. It was late May, near the Washington – Oregon border and a commercial driver trainee was behind the wheel of a big [...]

Family of man crushed in street sweeper accident settles wrongful death case

The family of a pedestrian who was run over by in a street sweeper accident have settled their wrongful death lawsuit against the companies that owned and operated the heavy equipment. In February 2018, the victim, Mr. Alexandru Culai, was struck and killed by a street sweeper on 120th Avenue NE in Bellevue, Washington. With the help [...]

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