Category Archives: Trial/Litigation

Spokane Personal Injury | Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied

It was only a matter of time before the Washington State budget crunch started to seriously interfere with the court system. A Grays Harbor judge is threatening to close superior court unless the county commissioners infuse superior court with $75,000. Superior … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury | Facebook Is Evidence

Every lawyer recognizes that destroying evidence prior to trial is wrong and unethical. But what about destruction of a Facebook page prior to trial? Turns out, removing photographs or altering a Facebook page can result in the trial court issuing … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Lawyer | What Is A Life Worth?

In our legal system, individuals who are injured or killed due to the negligence of others are compensated with an award of money. As Paul Luvera writes in his blog, justice “can only be done by comparing the harm done … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Lawyer | The Power of Silence

Recently, I was reading my new favorite blog (Keenan Trial Blog) when I stumbled upon a post about the power of silence. In the post, entitled “Silence is Golden,” Keenan opines that a great trial lawyer must “master the art … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Lawyer | Study Shows That Young People Award Lower Damages Than Average In Personal Injury Lawsuits

All personal injury lawyers in Spokane have opinions as to which demographics award more money in personal injury actions. However, a recent study may have shaken some long-held beliefs. A study done by Trial Survey Group found that individuals under … Continue reading

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Personal Injury Attorney-Discovery Sanctions Are Getting Serious In Washington

One of the most frustrating things for me is watching the opposing side abuse discovery rules and get away with it in front of the Court. Well, the Washington Supreme Court and Washington Court of Appeals may be sharing my … 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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