Bicycle Accidents

Remme vs. State of Washington and City of Seattle

December 2013

$4,000,000 settlement for Plaintiff on a bicycle who encountered a 2-inch vertical change between concrete sidewalk panels on the Montlake Bridge sidewalk. Defendants each blamed the other (State bridge; City sidewalk).  Plaintiff suffered incomplete quadriplegia. 

Van Lear vs. State of Washington, et al.

November 2013

$3,750,000 settlement where Defendant driver pulled onto a busy intersection on SR 2 and struck Plaintiffs who were on a motorcycle.  The SR 2-Flint Road intersection was unsafe because of the failure to provide a traffic light or otherwise reduce chaos at intersection. Both Plaintiffs suffered internal injuries and multiple fractures.