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Summary Sixteen-year-old Allen Harris fatally suffered a sudden cardiac arrest during a summer football conditioning workout at Federal Way High School (“FWHS”). Allen’s parents Dinitia and Roderick Harris, individually and on behalf of the estate (“Estate”), sued the Federal Way Public School District (“District”).  The Estate alleged, in part, that the District owed an enhanced… Read the full article…

On March 1, 2022, Division II of the Washington Court of Appeals issued its decision in Virgil Mihaila v. Ronald and Hendriekje Troth, holding that a genuine issue of material fact existed whether the Troths should have anticipated some harm to Mihaila, an invitee, even though the dangerous condition on their property was known and… Read the full article…

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…

HWS is pleased to announce that Robert Parker has been promoted to Senior Associate!  Robert has worked in our Portland office for the last two years handling a wide variety of cases ranging from complex civil litigation to trade practices.  Please join us in wishing a well-deserved congratulations to Robert!

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