Holt Woods Scisciani LLP Blog

Virtual Trial Success

February 9, 2021

Congratulations to HWS Law Group for his recent success in a virtual Zoom trial before a King County Superior Court Judge and jury.  In this matter, Plaintiff claimed traumatic carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of a significant rear end motor vehicle accident where Plaintiff was pushed into the vehicle in front of him and airbags deployed while he was firmly gripping the steering wheel preparing for impact.

The Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Washington’s Statute of Repose. Congratulations to HWS Partner Brandon Smith and Senior Associate Jimmy Meeks, 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.

Washington Supreme Court Clarifies the Scope of Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege of Independent Contractors. This case arose when Doug Hermanson struck a vehicle and crashed into a utility pole. Hermanson was transported to Tacoma General Hospital (“TGH”), which is owned by MultiCare Health (“MCH”). Hermanson was treated by several MCH employees, including two nurses and a social
worker.

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