Canlis employee suing Uber after fatal sidewalk crash

Canlis employee suing Uber after fatal sidewalk crash

KIRO 7: Thirty-seven-year-old Jonathon Stroh and a co-worker were on a sidewalk carrying kitchen mats when the two Canlis dishwashers were suddenly struck by a Toyota Prius on May 14.

“The only thing I really remember is carrying a mat and then nothing else until I woke up in the hospital,” Stroh told KIRO 7 Wednesday.

Quinault Indian Nation Sues Video Game Maker Valve

Quinault Indian Nation Sues Video Game Maker Valve

KXRO RADIO: In a filing with Grays Harbor Superior Court, the Quinault Indian Nation has filed a lawsuit for damages against Valve Corporation, the creators of the video game Counter-Strike and the software distribution platform Steam, saying that the company is conducting online gambling and is in violation with the Consumer Protection Act.

State pays $3M to settle lawsuit over deaths on Highway 522

State pays $3M to settle lawsuit over deaths on Highway 522

EVERETT HERALD: On the way home, the Kingers’ vehicle was struck head-on while traveling Highway 522, near Fales Road. The Kingers, both in their 70s, died from their injuries, as did Isabella Bednarski, the other driver’s baby girl. That was in 2014.

King County jury awards $123 million to victims of Ride the Ducks crash

King County jury awards $123 million to victims of Ride the Ducks crash

SEATTLE TIMES: The jury determined that Ride The Ducks International bore 67 to 70 percent of the responsibility for the 2015 crash and Ride The Ducks of Seattle was 30 to 33 percent at fault in the crash that killed five people and injured more than 60 others.

Washington state to pay $28 million to woman paralyzed in I-5 crash in Pierce County

Washington state to pay $28 million to woman paralyzed in I-5 crash in Pierce County

SEATTLE TIMES: Skylar Seward was 15 in 2013 when the car she was riding in swerved left and went off the roadway on Interstate 5 near DuPont, Pierce County, colliding with an unprotected concrete pillar in the freeway median.

Attorneys for alleged rape victim, Nelly trade jabs as Auburn police investigate

Attorneys for alleged rape victim, Nelly trade jabs as Auburn police investigate

SEATTLE TIMES: Rapper Nelly was arrested on investigation of second-degree rape on Saturday after a woman called 911 and reported she was sexually assaulted on a tour bus in Auburn, south of Seattle.

Fire 'hero' sued for wrongful death in Bellevue condo fire

Fire 'hero' sued for wrongful death in Bellevue condo fire

KIRO 7: The family of the two victims killed in the Bellevue Chimney condominiums fire wants to hold the man who police say started the fire accountable. They filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Christo Fournarakis and his wife, along with the Chimney Homeowner's Association.

Small-town whirlwind makes waves on Washington coast

Small-town whirlwind makes waves on Washington coast

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY: The long and impactful career of Paul Stritmatter JD'69 proves you don't have to live in a large metropolis to make it big. Hoquiam, Washington, population 8,405, is perhaps best known for its annual Loggers Playday, at which lumberjacks from around the Northwest face off in events ranging from axe-throwing and log-chopping to speed-climbing and double-hand bucking.

Lawsuit: Puyallup officer’s traffic direction led to wreck, infant’s death

Lawsuit: Puyallup officer’s traffic direction led to wreck, infant’s death

THE NEWS TRIBUNE: A police officer directs traffic after an accident. As he signals vehicles through an intersection, a driver doesn’t understand he’s supposed to stop and crashes into a vehicle the officer had waved through. Is the city who employs the officer responsible for the wreck, or does state statute protect the government from liability? That’s what a lawsuit filed by a couple in Pierce County Superior Court will decide.

'Warehoused:' Deaf student wins $1 million settlement from Grandview schools

'Warehoused:' Deaf student wins $1 million settlement from Grandview schools

YAKIMA HERALD: The Grandview School District has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a deaf student for $1 million, attorneys for the student announced Tuesday. Jose Garcia was basically “warehoused” in special education classes even though he was hearing impaired, not developmentally delayed, Seattle attorney Karen Koehler said in a news release about the settlement, which she called a record in an educational deprivation case.

Seattle cyclist hit by Metro bus on tough road to recovery

Seattle cyclist hit by Metro bus on tough road to recovery

KOMO NEWS: A Seattle cyclist who survived getting run over by a Metro bus is on a very tough road to recovery.  When you see Daniel Ahrendt in his hospital bed, it's hard to believe what he went through just one month ago. He was cycling to his job as a web developer in Georgetown when somehow he lost control at Rainier Avenue South and South Jackson and wound up under the tires of the bus.