“Make Safe” Enters the World of the Blog

Something you should know.  I’m a personal injury attorney practicing in Vancouver, Washington.  If you were not completely put off by this, you should know that I’m also a husband to my amazing wife, Melissa, and a proud father to our three children.  Together, Melissa and I have chosen to make Vancouver our home as we try to raise our children in this crazy mixed-up world that is so different from the world in which we were raised.

Professionally, I’ve devoted my legal practice to getting fair compensation for clients injured by the carelessness of others.  I do my best to keep up-to-date on important legislation that could affect the rights of my past, present, and future clients–and my own friends and family.  In this professional role I have a unique bird’s-eye perspective of the common “rule violations” that cause injury and harm in our communities.  For the past few years I have often thought about writing a blog–I love to write; but, what interesting material could I bring to an internet already filled with blogs read by nobody but their author?  Then I knew.

Who knows how this will evolve?  I sure don’t.  But, in the infancy of Make Safe, I plan to write about issues and problems to make our  streets, our schools, our public spaces, and even our homes safer for our children.  I’ll write generally (no names or specifics) about issues presented by my own clients.  I’ll write about important legislation that will endanger us; or make our world safer.  I’ll write about important and far-reaching Washington  Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases that change the “rules” of the game we all play.  Using these issue generators, I’ll try to move us all toward action and toward a safer community.  I’ll do my part to “Make Safe” Vancouver and urge you to do so as well.

I hope for this blog to be a place to convey information and perspective.  I hope it will be a sounding board from which I can be heard not only in our community, but in yours, and theirs.  I hope for it to be a place for you to look, search, and learn about what you can do to make our community a safer place to raise our children.

As I begin to “Make Safe” our community I invite you to share your thoughts and opinions.  Ask questions.  Present issues.  Reply.  I’m only one guy.  My network is only so big.  There are countless numbers of you.  Your networks literally cover the globe.  I encourage you to share Make Safe with your own networks–let’s see how far we can reach.  I look forward to taking this journey with you.

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8 Responses to ““Make Safe” Enters the World of the Blog”

  1. Russ Says:

    Scott,

    I think this is a great idea and will do my best to keep up with you.

  2. Sandie White Says:

    Sounds like a great, informative idea for us all to follow along with.

  3. The Civic Center Says:

    Great subject for a blog!

    Do you also represent clients who have been injured at work?

    • Scott Edwards Says:

      Thank you so much for your interest. In answer to your question, yes, our firm represents injured persons regardless of where their injury occurred. That said, we generally refer cases dealing with workers comp to other attorneys who focus their practice in that area. We do however represent such persons if they have claims against a third party other that their employer.

  4. Kathy Edwards Says:

    Scott,
    I think this is a important topic. We can always use someone to help us keep up with and understand current issue that are there to keep us all safe. I believe you will do a great job, and look forward to reading your blog

  5. injury lawyer orange county Says:

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