Tag Archives: Trial/Litigation

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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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 | Avoiding Catastrophic Failure

Those who know me know that I am not just a personal injury lawyer that practices in Spokane, Washington, but also an amateur historian with a specific focus on World War II naval history (I know, I’m a dork). Recently, I … Continue reading

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Jury Awards $152 Million To A Woman Who Died Of Lung Cancer

In a case coming out of Massachusetts, a jury found that  Lorillard Tobacco Co. attempted to entice black children to become smokers by handing out free cigarettes. The Huffington Post reported: Willie Evans alleged Lorillard introduced his mother, Marie Evans, to … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury|Excessive Force Case Settles For $10 Million

The case involving Christopher Harris and the King County police department clearly shows why Washington should not adopt sovereign immunity for law enforcement agencies. On May 10, 2009, two King County police officers were on patrol when they heard a … Continue reading

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PI Lawyer’s Brief-Abestos Claim Rejected

Count yourself fortunate if you do not have a family member that has suffered, or suffers, from Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that develops along the protective lining of the body’s organs. Typically, a person that develops Mesothelioma has nothing to look forward to … Continue reading

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Facebook, The New Discovery Frontier?

A few days ago, I attended a deposition of a witness who we’ll just call John Doe. Before the deposition began, however, my co-counsel passed me a slip of paper that contained a copy of the witness’s facebook page. I was shocked. The witness–in … Continue reading

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