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February 2, 2015

Business Opportunity Stolen

A company that handled election campaign services approached a major potential client about handling its work in a contentious election cycle. Ultimately, no deal was reached. […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death – Loss of a 22 Year Old Son

A mother’s 22-year old son was killed when another driver pulled out in front of his car on a rural highway. In the six years preceding […]
February 2, 2015

Business Dispute – Lost Profits and Punitive Damages

A dispute arose concerning a new business that broke up almost immediately after it began. Our client was one of the owners of the business and […]
February 2, 2015

Successful Defense Against Defamation Claim

A medical professional was sued in federal court in the state of Washington by a former colleague for defamation and emotional distress, who demanded damages in […]
February 2, 2015

Real Estate Transaction Involving 2000 Housing Units

Our firm was lead counsel in a complex real estate transaction that involved 2000 inner-city low income housing units located on nearly 400 non-contiguous parcels in […]
February 2, 2015

Lease or Land Contract?

For years, our clients had owned a well known family restaurant and the land on which the restaurant was located. They sold the restaurant to a […]
February 2, 2015

Is Information Available Prior to Arbitration?

Our client wanted to pursue a claim for commissions against the real estate broker for whom she had previously worked. The claim concerned the development and […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death $4.5 million verdict

While attempting, prior to dawn, to make a left turn to go north on State Route 23. The tractor trailer blocked the southbound lanes of State […]
February 2, 2015

Products Liability – $180,000 verdict

This case involved a newly installed machine that did not have a safety guard or any warnings regarding what is known as a pinch point. Our […]
February 2, 2015

Wrongful Death $450,000 verdict

Our client was 96 years old and was run over while walking to her exercise class at the retirement home. The driver was a 92 year […]
February 1, 2015

Can you require vaccines for your employees?

There are several aspects of the law that should be taken into consideration before an employer mandates vaccines for its employees.
January 28, 2015

Hiring a New Employee: Can You Ask for a Medical History?

Employers need to be careful when asking for an applicant's medical history to avoid violating the ADA.