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Verdicts & Settlements

$13 Million

Traumatic Brain Injury

A minor child who suffered a traumatic brain injury when struck by a tree branch. The case involved a multi-disciplinary approach of pediatric specialists with special training in brain injury. The outcome provides for a lifetime of care and benefits for the minor to promote his education, development, and safety.

$12 Million

Auto-Train Collision - Confidential Settlement

Motorist who suffered severe brain injury in a collision.

$6.875 Million

Steele Verdict - Auto-Train Collision

Jury awards Seattle woman $6.9 million for injuries suffered in 2017 Amtrak Cascades crash

“Kylie Steele is an incredibly brave and strong client who was determined to get better these past four years, and then face the onslaught of denials and deception Amtrak threw at her during this trial.
She deserves the win!”

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$4 Million

Below knee amputation - FELA

Couple injured in head-on collision.

$2.7 Million

Settlement — FELA

Trainman who suffered multiple orthopedic fractures due to improper close clearance at an industry site.

$2.6 Million

Settlement-Auto

Couple injured in head-on collision.

$2 Million

Settlement — FELA

Trainman sustained low back injury and chronic pain due to Safety Appliance Act violation.

$1.5 Million

Settlement — AUTO (Dram Shop)

Conductor who suffered serious injuries and wife killed after being hit by a drunk driver. Obtained maximum recovery from driver, owner of car and bar where driver was drinking just before the collision.

$1.5 Million

Settlement — FELA

Maintenance of Way Laborer/Welder suffered cumulative trauma and an injured back.

$1.5 Million

Medical Negligence

Improper medical care during delivery resulted in death of newborn child.

$1.25 Million

Settlement - FELA

Machinist slipped on water in shop and injured back.

$1,697,262.19

Hallstrom; Levanen v. Johnston.

Settlement of Clark County, Washington head-on motor vehicle collision, in which clients suffered multiple orthopedic injuries.

$1,042,420.03

United States ex. rel. Wittenberg v. PUD No. 1 of Skamania County

Represented whistleblower in this settlement of a False Claims Act (FCA) case arising from alleged fraudulent underpayment to federal government by local utility commissioners.

$1 Million

Guzman v. Archer Atlantic, LLC.

Insurance policy-limits settlement of King County, Washington case in which commercial truck driver client suffered severe injuries in single-vehicle rollover trucking accident. Client alleged that negligent maintenance and repair of commercial tractor and trailer caused the crash.

$1 Million

Settlement - Guzman v. Archer Atlantic, LLC, et al.  Policy

limits settlement for a long-haul commercial truck driver who was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash of tractor-trailer. Client suffered traumatic blindness in crash, which was caused by alleged mechanical and maintenance failures on the semi-trailer.

$879,000

Settlement — FELA

Locomotive engineer who suffered low back injury due to close clearance violation.

$800,000

Settlement — FELA

Trainman who sustained chronic pain injury due to poor walking conditions.

$3.4 Million

Verdict — FELA

Railroad trainman who sustained orthopedic injury and psychological damage resulting from collision between runaway tank car and locomotive.

$3.35 Million

Catastrophic Injury / Products Liability

Client construction worker severely injured when heavy construction machinery began moving unintentionally, due to safety violations and negligent product design.

$3.25 Million

Medical Malpractice - Retained Surgical Instrument.

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania jury verdict in medical negligence case in which defendant surgeon left a foreign body in client’s abdomen following surgery. Last pre-trial offer from the defense was $75,000.

$2.8 Million

Verdict — FELA

Locomotive engineer who was severely injured after his train was negligently diverted onto a side track, colliding with standing cars.

$1.83 Million

Verdict — FELA

Engineer who suffered serious low back & groin injuries that left him in severe & chronic pain after a faulty hand brake suddenly released.

$1.425 Million

Verdict — FELA

Locomotive engineer who sustained upper extremity injury when struck from behind by a fellow employee operating his own vehicle.

$1.015 Million

Kellogg vs. Ralph’s Concrete Pumping, Inc

$1 Million

Verdict — FELA

Trainman sustained a neck injury when his train encountered a boulder on track.

$900,000

Verdict — FELA

Track machine operator who suffered significant shoulder and neck injuries following a collision in a protected, out-of-service area.

$872,000

Jury Verdict — FELA

Conductor who sustained orthopedic injuries when his train encountered a large boulder on track, causing locomotive to derail.

$830,000

Verdict — FELA

Conductor injured back from sitting in wobbly seat in locomotive.

$775,000

Verdict — FELA

Signalman injured back lifting pothead.

$713,000

McGuire v. BNSF Railway Co.

Pierce County, Washington jury verdict in favor of 59-year-old locomotive engineer injured in a railyard collision during low-speed switching maneuvers. Non-surgical injuries to neck and back. Last pre-trial offer from defendant railway was $100,000.

$400,000

Verdict — FELA

Truck driver injured shoulder on boom truck.

$425,000

Medical Negligence

Neurosurgeon performed surgery at wrong location in thoracic spine, resulting in significant residual pain and suffering for client.

Our Practice Areas

We have over 50+ years of experience representing injury victims in the following personal injury areas.