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Issaquah Law Group - Personal Injury Litigation Attorneys

TRUST: Personal injuries are personal. Which is why the attorneys at ILG treat every client and every case differently. Because they are different, and extremely personal. ILG was founded on the principle that strong client relationships are the key to successful legal representation and strong relationships are built on trust. Trust that you will be heard. Trust that you will be protected. Trust that every effort will be made to see justice done in your case. The singular goal of every ILG attorney is to earn and preserve that trust.

EXPERIENCE: ILG attorneys have a broad base of litigation experience to draw on in all Federal and State courts from on-the-ground investigations to Supreme Court appeals and we bring this experience to bear on behalf of our clients in personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents, bus versus pedestrian accidents, defective and dangerous products, medical malpractice, slip/trip and fall accidents, and catastrophic losses due to fire.

LOCATION: We are located on the Eastside in Issaquah, convenient to Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Renton, Sammamish and North Bend. However, we provide legal services in King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County and throughout the entire state of Washington.

In addition, through The Amateur Law Professor Blog and LinkedIn postings, we share pertinent opinions and decisions of the Washington State Supreme Court, as well as the pertinent opinions and decisions of the Washington State Courts of Appeal so that our clients can be as update to date on cutting legal issues as we are.

South Korea: Adopt Our Own, Stop Exporting Our Babies

South Korea, in an attempt to stymie the flood of foreign adoptions of the nations babies, is starting a campaign to decrease the stigma associated with adoption. This is no small task;in 1958, the first year adoptions were tracked in the country, only 30% of adoptions were by South Koreans, the rest being foreign adoptions. The government, in an attempt to end foreign adoption by 2012, has began offering incentives to South Koreans who adopt, including a monthly stipend and greater benefits for the adopted child. Kim Dong-won, with the ministry of health, had this to say about foreign adoptions in his country:

South Korea is the world's 12th largest economy and is now almost an advanced country, so we would like to rid ourselves of the international stigma or disgrace of being a baby-exporting country. . . . It's embarrassing.

Only 1,246 foreign adoptions took place in 2007, compared to 1,388 local adoptions. The South Korean government plans to revoke the visas of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, which should cut the number in half for 2008.

I of course am kidding about Brangelina, I think they're great!

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