Category Archives: Negligence

Accident Lawyer | More Surprises From The Trial Survey Group

In a previous post, I discussed the findings from the Trial Survey Group that young people (35 and under) have a propensity to award damages below the national average in personal injury lawsuits. Another surprising find by the study was … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Attorney | Woman Awarded $975,000

A federal jury awarded $975,000 to a mentally ill homeless woman who gave birth alone in a jail cell. In the lawsuit, Plaintiff claimed that her constitutional rights were violated when jail officials refused to provide her medical care for … Continue reading

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PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER | BULLIED STUDENT OBTAINS $135,000 SETTLEMENT

School districts beware: doing nothing to protect students from being bullied is going to cost you. Recently, Aberdeen School District agreed to pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former student who was badly bullied. The victim was … Continue reading

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Accident Attorney | The Importance Of Taking Notes After An Accident

Memories fade. The notes you create can be very important for you as the litigation proceeds. It is common knowledge that the wheels of justice move slowly in our country. A lawsuit can go on for years before it is … Continue reading

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Spokane Attorney’s Personal Injury Brief-Washington Supreme Court Holds That Lost Chance Doctrine Applies to Serious Personal Injury

The Washington Supreme Court in Mohr v. Grantham held that the “lost chance doctrine” applies to cases that not only involve death, but also serious personal injury. This is an important victory for victims of medical malpractice. Without the lost … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury | Tort Law Depressing Job Growth?

With election season firing up, one word is going to be on the lips of every candidate for political office: jobs. However, jobs is an easy word to say. The hard part is creating jobs. One institution that is going to … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury | Engineer Firm Liable For Dome Collapse

On May 10, 2004, a digester dome at Spokane’s sewage treatment plant collapsed, killing one person and injuring two others. The collapse dropped Mike Cmos into sewage sludge where he subsequently died. The trial court observed that this was arguably one of the most … Continue reading

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Case in Brief | Habit Is Not Enough For Summary Judgment

In Moore v. Hagge, the plaintiff was hit by a car driven by Billie Hagge. The plaintiff not only sued Hagge, but also the city of Des Moines, alleging that it failed to provide a safe walkway. The guts of the … Continue reading

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