Plaintiffs, males ages 11 to 14 at time of abuse, were residents of the Olympia Kiwanis Boys Ranch, a group home in Olympia, Washington, who suffered severe and ongoing physical, sexual and emotional abuse from counselors and OK Boys Ranch staff.
23 year old Kenneth (Kenny) Salvini went off a defective table top jump at the Summit at Snoqualmie ski resort and overshot the landing, suffering severe injuries.
Obtained a $28 million settlement following a 3½ week jury trial for a man who suffered spinal cord injury during spinal fusion surgery.
By Mike Carter | The Seattle Times The settlement comes in a lawsuit that alleged the state withheld the extent of a 12-year-old foster child’s violent behavior, including a diagnosis of psychosis, from the family who adopted him. The boy molested three children in the home. A federal judge has approved a $3 million settlement for three children who were … Read More
By Lewis Kamb | The Seattle Times It seemed like any other work stopover along Alaska Airlines’ service route: After arriving in Minneapolis, the captain and his co-pilot, Betty Pina, vanpooled to the flight crew’s designated hotel and met up later in the concierge room set up with snacks and drinks for airline employees. Afterward, there was supposed to be a … Read More
Plaintiff Mackenzie “Mac” Clay was rendered a C 3-4 quadriplegic during a high school wrestling practice when two larger wrestlers collided with him during a take down drill, breaking his neck.
Teenager from Virginia murdered by gang members.
This case involves the murder of plaintiff Yoshiko Couch by defendant Cecil Emile Davis, who was supposed to be under close supervision by defendant Department of Corrections (DOC).