John was successful in dismissing a case for lack of negligence as a matter of law. Plaintiffs brought a wrongful death claim against our client. In early January 2020, at night, in the rain, and wearing dark clothing, the deceased attempted to cross State Route 7 in Spanaway where no crosswalk existed. Unfortunately, the deceased… Read the full article…
Congratulations to Kelsey Shewbert who prevailed in Robert T. Baum v. Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc. (Alaska Sup. Ct. No. 1836-July 21, 2021). This matter involved a customer who tripped on pallets in the middle of the store aisle and fell, tearing his rotator cuff.
Congratulations Brandon Smith who recently scored a big win in Division I of the Washington Court of Appeals! This decision is not only a win for our client, but a success for construction companies and insurance carriers statewide.
James Mendel recently prevailed on a motion to strike Plaintiff’s request for a trial de novo in Pierce County Superior Court. Defendant argued that Plaintiff’s request for a trial de novo should be stricken due to Plaintiff’s failure to perfect their request under RCW 7.06.050 because it was not signed by the Plaintiff himself as required under the statute.