Section: Fall 2022
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Motorcycles?
Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as adaptive cruise control (ACC), automatic emergency braking (AEB), and blind-spot monitoring (BSM) for passenger vehicles are becoming ubiquitous, with some features being standard on vehicles.[1] The same has not been true for motorcycles.
Valuing the Medical Claim
Insurance companies, government agencies and other medical payors satisfy medical claims by two primary methods: 1. Fee for Service and 2. Prospective Payment System.  
Member News
Coreen Wilson of Wieck Wilson, WDTL member, and longtime civil defense practitioner, has been appointed to the King County Superior Court Bench to replace retiring Judge Douglass North.
Potential Challenges to Contractual Arbitration Grow
Defense attorneys may be pleased to see an arbitration clause in their client’s contract terms at the beginning of litigation.
“Reply All”: Washington Takes a More Cautious Approach than the ABA
The ABA recently issued an ethics opinion—Formal Opinion 503 (2022)—addressing “reply all” emails in the context of the “no contact” rule, ABA Model Rule 4.2.
Tadych v. Noble Ridge - Washington Supreme Court Invalidates One-Year Limitation Period in Construction Contract
In a recent 5-4 decision, Washington’s Supreme Court held that a one-year limitation period in a construction contract was substantively unconscionable, and therefore, void, and unenforceable.
Defense Win!
Christie Law Group
Defense Win!
Law Office of Gerrit J. Ayers
Member News
News from Forsberg & Umlauf
Member News
Christopher Luhrs Promoted to Partner at HWS Law Group
Welcome New WDTL Members!