News & Recent Blog Posts

23 April 2015

Trek Bicycles has recalled almost 1 million bikes for safety issues,

Trek Bicycles is recalling nearly 1 million bikes in the US and almost 100,000 in Canada for a safety issue that resulted in one rider becoming paralyzed. The Trek bike recall involves a “quick ... Read more

20 April 2015

SKW filed lawsuit against Olympus, scope-maker, in Seattle

Weeks ago, Stritmatter Kessler Whelan attorneys filed a lawsuit in Seattle for a patient, Lisa Miller, who died following a procedure where doctors used an Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope at Virgini... Read more

9 April 2015

Nordstrom Can’t Keep Family Plane Ride Claims Sealed

The following is from Law360. By Jonathan Randles Law360, New York (April 07, 2015, 4:55 PM ET) — A Washington federal judge refused Tuesday to keep sealed portions of a lawsuit accusing Nord... Read more

7 April 2015

Were you affected by the Anthem data breach?

We are actively investigating a class action lawsuit against Anthem for Washington State consumers. We have spoken with a few individuals who have already received a notice of the data breach. If yo... Read more

3 April 2015

Wrongful Death lawsuit against Scope-maker Olympus & Virginia Mason Medical Center

Each week gets busier at our offices at Stritmatter Kessler Whelan. In today’s Seattle Times, one of the two* articles about SKW’s cases focuses on a senseless tragedy arising out of a... Read more

3 April 2015

Watchful Shareholders Sue Nordstrom for Family’s Frequent Flying

Today’s Seattle Times front page article reports on the case against Nordstrom that I blogged about a couple weeks ago. Big corporations have perpetuated the myth that shareholder lawsuits are ... Read more

26 March 2015

Finding Justice for Exposed Premera Customers

Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is not the only one who is wondering why it took Premera so long to act, after realizing that at least 11 million individuals’ information w... Read more

20 March 2015

What could Premera have done to prevent the massive data breach ?

Many questions ran through my head about Premera’s information security, when news came out earlier this week about its massive data breach involving at least 11 million customers first hit th... Read more

18 March 2015

520 Sign Falls, Wreaks Havoc with Accidents/Injuries

Not that I’m superstitious, but what happened on the 520 bridge yesterday has a bizarre, “Friday the 13th” quality to it.  According to The Seattle Times, a sign hit a bus near Lake... Read more

16 March 2015

Nordstrom Family Frequent Fliers via Company Planes Gets Shareholders’ Attention

A derivative shareholder lawsuit was filed with plaintiff Judith Burbrink, claiming that retailer Nordstrom filed false, misleading proxy statements with the SEC that covers up the substantial cos... Read more