Cases Archives: Personal Injury

$1,800,000 Verdict

LOCKE v. THE CITY OF SEATTLE DATE OF INCIDENT: June, 2000 DATE OF TRIAL: July, 2004 Personal Injury: Vertebrae fractures, leg & foot fractures,  emotional distress, permanent and severe injuries LIABILITY: EMPLOYER NEGLIGENCE SUMMARY: Result: PLAINTIFF VERDICT FOR $1,800,000 EXPERT-WITNESSES: Plaintiff: Mr. Charles Fabyan, Firefighter Training and Operations Expert, Battalion Chief John A. Gablehouse, Seattle… Read More

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$72,792 Award

Superior Court of Washington, King County STEVEN BERRY AND MARISA BERRY v. ANTHONY J. DELEON 14-2-17048-3SEA Arbitration Date: October 27, 2015 REAR END COLLISION SUMMARY: Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $36,449 for Plaintiff Steven Berry and $36,343 for Plaintiff Marisa Berry. (The award included $22,273 in medical specials, $226 in lost wages, and $14,000 in non-economic… Read More

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$42,528 Award

B. LOVE v. LAURIE WHITNEY11-2-44658-1Arbitration Date: August 17, 2012 TOPIC: INTERSECTION COLLISION SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $42,528. (The award included $18,528 in economic damages and $24,000 in non-economic damages.) ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines, O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Vali Somers of Hollenbeck Lancaster Miller & Andrews (Bellevue) ARBITRATOR: Timothy Ford INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESSoft tissue neck and back injuries…. Read More

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$40,210 Award

V. VILLALOBOS v. JEFFREY RIEBER 11-2-35036-3 INTERSECTION COLLISION SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $40,210. (The award included $22,210 in medical expenses and $18,000 in non-economic damages. ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Marilee Ericson of Reed McClure (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: John Rothschild INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESSoft tissue neck and back sprains/strains. SUMMARY:Specials: Med. $22,210. FACTS:4/15/09… Read More

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$33,022 Award

90 N.W.Arbs. 23, 1990 WL 543896 (Wash.Super.) (Verdict and Settlement Summary) Copyright (C) 2019 by Jury Verdicts Northwest, Inc.Superior Court of Washington. VIOLA V. EVANS v. JIMLA JIMENEZ 89-2-06233-0 Date of Arbitration: October 27, 1989 TOPIC: PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT SUMMARY: AWARD: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $47,460 Less Contributory Negligence 30% = $33,022 Net.(Trial de novo requested by… Read More

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$32,930 Award

C. SEA v. JUDITH MCGREW AND GARLAND MCGREW, JR. 12-2-32917-6SEA IMPROPER LANE CHANGE SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $32,930 ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines of O’Brien Barton Joe & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Alice Morales-Galvez, Allstate Staff Counsel (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: Don Gulliford INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESNeck and back injuries. No permanency; Plaintiff treated for approx. 13 months. SUMMARY:Specials: Med. $10,373. FACTS:Plaintiff contended… Read More

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$28,887 Award

P. NOTCH v. THERESA EDWARDS; LINDA COSTARELLA 05-2-40767-1SEA Arbitration Date: September 15, 2006 TOPIC: REAR END COLLISION (MULTIPLE VEHICLES)-ADMITTED LIABILITY SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $28,887 ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk R. Wines of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Donna Chamberlin of Bullivant Houser Bailey (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: Boyd Wiley INJURIES: BACK INJURY Back injury; lower thoracic and lumbar spine pain with associated tingling…. Read More

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$28,670.35 Award

BRETT & GWEN WINES v. ANGELINA DICHELLIS 91-2-13142-2 REAR END COLLISION AWARD: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $28,670.35 ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Robert Gellatly of Helsell, Fetterman, Martin, Todd & Hokanson (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: John Burns INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESNeck strain (resolved within 2 months); low back sprain and continuing symptoms. SUMMARY:Specials: Med. $5,910.35; Lost Wages $260…. Read More

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$27,851 Award

PATRICIA BAXTER v. ARIANNA GARCIA 16-2-13617-6KNT Arbitration Date: June 15, 2017 REAR END COLLISION SUMMARY: Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $27,851, plus costs. (The award included $10,351 in special damages and $17,500 in noneconomic damages.) ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines & Jamie O’Brien of O’Brien Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah) Defendant: Tiffany Owens, Allstate Staff Counsel (Seattle) ARBITRATOR:… Read More

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$20,052.92 Award

D. PERZYNSKI v. ANNE MARIE MERKLEY 90-2-04526-9 TOPIC: REAR END COLLISION-ADMITTED LIABILITY SUMMARY:AWARD: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $20,052.92. ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: John L. O’Brien of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Robert A. Keolker of Keolker & Swerk (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: James L. White INJURIES: BACK INJURY; FACIAL LACERATION; SCAR Nasal laceration (scar); lumbar strain. SUMMARY:Specials: Med. $1,052.92 TEXT:Plaintiff, male age 20, landscape… Read More

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$16,664 Award

F. ENG v. SERENA SUNDARAM12-2-22342-4SEAArbitration Date: August 1, 2013 TOPIC: PARKING LOT ACCIDENT SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $16,664. EXPERT WITNESSES: ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines, of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Vali Somers of Hollenbeck Lancaster Miller & Andrews (Bellevue) ARBITRATOR: J. Roderick Stephens INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESNeck and back injuries. SUMMARY:Specials: Med. $8,664; Lost Wages – none. Facts:7/11/09 –… Read More

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$19,411 Award

VIRGINIA POWERS v. DAVID A. SUROWIEC 17-2-02280-31 Arbitration Date: August 11, 2017 INTERSECTION COLLISION SUMMARY: Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $19,411. (The award included $11,473 in medical specials, $2,157 in lost wages, $5,000 in noneconomic damages and $781 in costs.) ATTORNEYS: Plaintiff: Jamie O’Brien of O’Brien Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah) Defendant: Michael Abrahamson, Law Offices of… Read More

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$14,569 Award

L. SCHMATZ v. ALISON BRAMMER 11-2-30695-0 HEAD-ON COLLISION SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $14,569. ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines, O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Samantha Crews, (Seattle) ARBITRATOR: Ronald Meltzer INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESSoft tissue neck and back injuries. Plaintiff treated with her primary care physician, physical therapy and injections. TEXT:9/21/08 – Plaintiff contended the Defendant failed to… Read More

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$14,099 Award

CRYSTAL D. SPEAR v. VENETIA PALLIS AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ESTATE OF GEORGE PALLIS 05-2-12071-1SEA REAR END COLLISION SUMMARY:Award: PLAINTIFF AWARD for $14,099. ATTORNEY: Plaintiff: Kirk Wines of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins (Issaquah)Defendant: Thomas Schwanz of Snook Schwanz Kinerk (Kirkland) ARBITRATOR: Rodney Hollenbeck INJURIES: NECK & BACK INJURIESNeck, upper and lower-back injuries. Numbness and weakness in… Read More

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