Defense Verdict for Clark County Fire District

Megan F. Starks and Charles W. Lind obtained a defense verdict in Allen v. Clark County Fire District, et. al. in Clark County Superior Court on December 4, 2018. The Plaintiff claimed that while volunteering at the District, she was subject to a hostile work environment based on gender.  Her claim alleged harassing comments and an intentional physical “attack,” allegedly …

Washington State Court of Appeals Division One Holds that Individual Insurance Adjusters are Subject to Bad Faith and Consumer Protection Act Claims Under Washington Law

On Monday, March 26, 2018, Division One of the Washington State Court of Appeals issued a published opinion in Keodalah v. Allstate Insurance Co., et al.[1], holding that bad faith and Washington State Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”) claims can be pursued against individual insurance adjusters.  The case stemmed from an underinsured motorist (“UIM”) claim filed by Keodalah following an automobile …

Pilkington v. Whitworth Water Dist No. 2 – Defense Verdict

Defense Verdict Sean Jackson and the trial team obtained a defense verdict in Pilkington v. Whitworth Water Dist. No. 2 in Spokane County Superior Court. The Plaintiffs claimed that the Water District negligently failed to discover a missing street valve box lid and that the Plaintiffs suffered personal injuries as a result. After a five-day trial, the jury deliberated for …

Welcome New Attorneys

New attorneys joined the firm Fall 2018. We would like to welcome Court Hall and Drew Sena. We are excited to have them join the team.