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Three senior executives at scope maker Olympus Corp., which is under federal investigation for its role in superbug outbreaks, repeatedly invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when questioned recently about internal company emails. We are representing Theresa Bigler with a wrongful death claim against O ...
We are proud to announce that partner Robert Gellatly earned a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” award for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law in Seattle from Best Lawyers®. The firm is also pleased to have received an elite law firm ranking from U.S. News – Best Lawyers for 2017. This tier-one ranking recognizes our mission of advocating for all of our clients to pursue truth and accountability.
A jury recently awarded our clients, Thyce and Amy Colyn, $38.25 million, after a hotel valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street broadsided Thyce and permanently injured him as he cycled home from work on his bike. Before the accident, the valet’s employer, Standard Parking, had started parking downtown Seattle hotel guest vehicles offsite to increase profits.
We are proud to announce that today a jury awarded our client a $38 million verdict, after he was hit on his bicycle by a valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street in downtown Seattle. The valet driver’s company, Standard Parking, knew that its drivers were regularly taking the shortcut despite complaints, and turned a blind eye to the practice until it was too late.
When Victoria Martin contacted us this fall, she was bravely fighting unthinkable medical challenges and searching for answers. After a decade-long struggle with heart failure, Victoria survived a heart transplant at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) – only to contract Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially deadly form of pneumonia, during her recovery at the hospital.
Ralph Brindley and John Gagliardi are representing 1 of the 5 patients (so far reported) who contracted Legionnaires’ disease while a patient at the University of Washington Medical Center in August/September 2016. Our client, age 32, was recovering from a successful heart transplant when she became infected with the potentially deadly Legionella bacteria.
On May 12, 2013, Rachael Kamin, a 40 year old woman, was t-boned by a Ford 350 diesel truck going approximately 85-90 mph in a 30 mph zone while being chased by officers of the Bothell Police Department. Kamin was a nurse coming home from work at Providence Everett Medical Center in Everett, Washington. She had a green light and was driving within the 30 mph speed limit.
Luvera Law Firm partner Ralph Brindley has been selected by peer recognition as Best Lawyer’s Lawyer of the Year in Washington for Medical Malpractice Law. Ralph has previously been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in 2014 for Personal Injury, ...
It is not every day that a defendant in a lawsuit joins forces with the plaintiff against another defendant, but that is exactly what defendant Virginia Mason Hospital has done. It recently united with the Luvera Law Firm, which represents plaintiff Theresa Bigler, in a quest to hold Olympus America accountable for its part in the hospital-acquired e-coli bacterial infection of ...
Rules for Motorists Using Washington’s roads requires care and courtesy whether you are driving a car or riding a bicycle. Washington law requires every driver to respect the rights of others to be on the road. You can do your part by being a safe and courteous driver every time you get behind the wheel. Share The Road.
< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> Rules for Motorists Using Washington’s roads requires care and courtesy whether you are driving a car or riding a bicycle. Washington law requires every driver to respect the rights of others to be on the road.
Civil lawsuits are open to the public because they involve both public and private interests. The two main goals of any civil suit are deterrence and compensation. Deterrence serves the public interests, and compensation the private ones. Trials are generally held in a court near where the injuries occurred as it is felt that community has a particular interest in establishing ...
Luvera Law Firm attorney Robert N. Gellatly, Esq was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States. The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury ...
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