Issaquah Law Group has litigated cases involving auto accidents, dog bites, structure collapses, assaults, alcohol overservice, fires, and failure to follow professional standards, among others. We are well-versed in litigating these claims on behalf of both the person injured and the person or company being exposed to liability. We will work to provide you an honest assessment of both the potential liability and the potential recoverable damages, in order to limit your exposure and litigation costs.
Obtained dismissal of claim against Solid Ground where Plaintiff had claimed its driver caused a knee injury.
Insurance company claimed national client's truck driver hit another vehicle during a turn. Obtained dismissal after thorough investigation showed the insurance company's client had actually turned into the truck.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of mother and father under family car doctrine and agency principles after son, who did not live at the home took the care without permission, was told to "bring the car back," and was in a crash while returning the car (affirmed on appeal).
Obtained dismissal of plaintiff's claims after striking complaint for failure to attend own deposition in lane-change auto collision.
Obtained settlement on behalf of local school district after Plaintiff claimed he tripped and fell on school grounds, resulting in a broken leg. Settlement was $30,000 on a $2,000,000 claim.
Obtained dismissal on behalf of local company after Plaintiff claimed she tripped and fell in the company's parking lot.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of lessor after lessee's contractor punctured a water pipe, resulting in water damage and a slip and fall in premises of downstairs lessee.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer where Plaintiff could not remember how she fell and where the claimed cause of the trip and fall was an open and obvious condition.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer where facts deemed admitted through unanswered requests for admission established no liability on part of retailer for trip and fall over warning cone (affirmed on appeal).
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of Golf Course under sports participation theory when Plaintiff slipped and fractured her ankle due to improper footwear.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer where facts deemed admitted through unanswered requests for admission established no liability on part of retailer for boards falling on plaintiff.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer on slip and fall claims where plaintiff could not support her claim the accident was the cause of her disc herniation given prior back history and lack of supporting testimony from physicians and experts.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer on slip and fall claim related to outdoor lumber yard grating where plaintiff could not show retailer had actual or constructive notice of the claimed dangerous condition.
Obtained summary judgment dismissal of retailer in trip and fall over warning cone due to open and obvious nature of warning cones.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Obtained settlement on behalf of local non-profit after Plaintiff claimed she suffered a traumatic brain injury after tripping and falling at an arena event hosted by the organization. Settlement amount was less than 3% of trial exposure.
Obtained settlement limited to orthopaedic injuries on behalf of local school district after investigation of Plaintiff, who was struck by a school bus, revealed no objective evidence of claimed traumatic brain injury.
Obtained settlement of traumatic brain injury claim in taxi versus scooter accident where extensive investigation of the plaintiff revealed poor job history, prior erratic behavior, and neuropsychological faking during testing.