Tag Archives: Damages

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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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 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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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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Personal Injury Verdict | Crane Operator Awarded $1.45 Million

A King county jury awarded a former crane operator, Warren Yeakey, $1.45 million for injures he allegedly suffered due to the collapse of a construction crane in Bellevue, Washington. Due to the collapse, Mr. Yeakey was found to be 100 percent disabled by the … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury | BP Settling Wrongful Death Claims

Remember the Deep Horizon oil-rig explosion that resulted in 11 deaths? Well BP is trying to settle with the families of workers killed in the explosion. According to the Wall Street Journal, settlements are ranging from $8 million to $9 million … Continue reading

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Spokane Lawyer | The Katrina-Hospital Case Settles

Last week, I reported that a trial will begin regarding a class action suit against Memorial Medical Center, a New Orleans hospital, and its corporate overseer, Tenat Healthcare. The question presented was whether Memorial and Tenat should be held accountable for the deaths … Continue reading

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