$123M Mass Tort Jury Verdict in Ride the Ducks Negligence and Product Liability Failure Case

After a four-month trial of the worst mass transit disaster in Seattle history, a jury found that Ride the Ducks Seattle negligently maintained and operated its vehicles, and that Ride the Ducks International created a dangerous product.

City Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Police Shooting Death of Charleena Lyles for $3.5M

Charleena Lyles called 911 to report a burglary.  But when police arrived, she suffered a mental health incident and was killed in the presence of three of her children.  This well-known BLM case was settled after five years of litigation.

Sensational Civil Murder Case Jury Verdict for $3.327M

Tracy Nessl, the niece and alleged wife of Tim McNamara, was found to have killed him in cold blood for financial gain.  The case spanned from Soap Lake Washington to Belize and is the highest wrongful death/PI jury verdict ever rendered in Grant county.

Product Liability Case of Worker Killed by Chemical Burns Settled During Jury Trial

Javier Puente was doing his job when an improperly designed boric acid evaporator malfunctioned and coated him resulting in fatal burns.  The case settled for a confidential amount during the second week of trial.

Multiple Injured Bicyclists Prompted Repaving of Dangerous Seattle Road

The Stritmatter Firm, along with the Woodley law firm, filed a suit against the City of Seattle for creating a hazard and leaving it uncorrected after having been notified by the public on multiple occasions. SDOT then eliminated the hazard, repaved the street, and settled in mediation.

Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle Awarded $1M in Arbitration

Carol Bergson was struck by a car while riding her bicycle in a cancer charity event.