Seattle Car Accident Lawyer, Jason Epstein, Advocates Raising The Driving Age to Save Lives

Jason Epstein, Seattle Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney, recently published a blog advocating raising the driving age to 18.

Seattle, Wash. – September 3, 2010 – Jason Epstein, Washington personal injury and car accident lawyer, recently wrote a piece for his website,, titled “Changing Driving Age to 18 Can Save Lives.”  The blog post discusses the statistics regarding teen car accidents and the idea that raising the legal driving age to 18 could dramatically decrease the amount of fatal auto accidents and wrongful deaths.

With thousands of teens dying every year, Jason believes that we would see a significant drop in fatal car accidents by simply postponing the age people can get their license. By waiting until teens are mature enough to handle the responsibility, Jason argues that we will ensure safer drivers from the start.

“For the older generation reading this post, I am sure you can attest to the reckless and stressful driving habits of teenage drivers. Teenagers are known for their erratic and often times negligent behavior,” writes Jason.

“I, myself was guilty of making poor driving decisions as a teen and was lucky to have never seriously injured myself or another driver. The facts are 16 and 17 year olds simply do not have the maturity level to operate such a powerful machine and they are unable to realize how much responsibility it takes to operate a vehicle,” continued Epstein.

“This plan will clearly not be very popular, particularly among those under the age of 25- but consider how dramatically the reinstating the drinking age of 21 reduced the number of fatal car accidents.  I think a change in the licensing age will have just as positive an effect,” remarked Epstein.

Jason Epstein founded Straight Talk Law to provide a series of legal guides meant to empower accident victims and those looking for a lawyer.  Straight Talk Law prides itself on providing the unfiltered truth about lawyer advertising, an informative website and blog, a new way to practice law where the lawyer communicates pertinent information directly to the client in an easy-to-understand way, and a law practice where lawyers share information with those who need it, and work on their clients’ case in an open, easy to understand way through effective communication.

The complete blog can be found at

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About Jason Epstein and Straight Talk Law:

Jason Epstein joined Premier Law Group as a partner in 2007. Jason is a litigator handling all types of personal injury cases with an emphasis on serious plaintiff’s personal injury and insurance coverage.  Jason is a member of the Washington State Association for Justice and serves within its leadership. Jason often speaks at CLEs and serves as an arbitrator for both private and mandatory arbitration matters.

Jason attended Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.  The month long program is dedicated to training lawyers who represent injured people. Jason completed a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution and the Trial Advocacy program through the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Jason has been dedicated to representing injured people since 1999.

Jason Epstein has been representing individuals against insurance companies and large corporations since 2001. He limits his practice to personal injury and wrongful death cases including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, or other serious and catastrophic injuries. Hopefully you have already visited This website is loaded with tons of information, and is constantly updated to keep you informed of recent developments. You can also stay up to date by following the blogs, which are linked to

Jason understands that providing the best legal representation to his clients, means limiting the number of cases he accepts. He takes fewer cases so he has more time for you. By limiting his caseload, Mr. Epstein is able to give each client and each case the time and attention that they deserve. If you would like to see if your case qualifies for Mr. Epstein to represent you, please contact us through, request one or more of Jason’s books, or call us toll free at (888) 333-1873.

A Seattle native, Jason received his B.A. in Philosophy from USC, and his J.D. from Pepperdine University. Mr. Epstein lives in Renton with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, Mr. Epstein enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

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