The City of Seattle recently settled a lawsuit with the family of Jackson Reavis, a 22-year-old who was struck and killed while riding his motorcycle through a notoriously dangerous intersection in Northeast Seattle.
A Washington state appeals court recently upheld a record-setting $16.67 million jury verdict in favor of Sherrie Holdsworth. Mrs. Holdsworth is the widow of Kevan Holdsworth, who died in 2019 of mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos from products sold by Scapa Waycross, Inc. The verdict for Mrs. Holdsworth, who was represented by attorneys Luke Garrett and Tom Breen of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender, is the highest asbestos verdict ever in King County, and the second largest ever in Washington.
Attorneys say case marks major milestone in sexual abuse litigation and brings significant compensation to survivor
When SGB attorney Andy Boes graduated from college, he didn’t initially anticipate pursuing a career in law. However, what ultimately motivated him to become a lawyer was a sense of urgency to empower the most vulnerable communities to obtain justice.
A King County Superior Court jury has decided in favor of two Bellevue restaurant employees who were denied adequate wages and overtime pay, resulting in to date, awards of more than $680,000.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) released its first gun trafficking report in more than two decades, putting in stark terms what we already know: the gun industry is the driving force behind the gun violence epidemic in this country.
SGB) recently welcomed Craig Sims to the Seattle-based law firm’s shareholder group. Sims is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 25 years of litigation and leadership experience, whose practice focuses on asbestos and mesothelioma, civil rights, product liability, personal injury and wrongful death.
(SGB) recently welcomed Kaitlin Cherf to the Seattle-based law firm’s shareholder group. Cherf (formerly Wright) joined SGB in 2018, bringing extensive experience and skill in asbestos litigation. During her tenure at SGB, Cherf’s focus has expanded to include litigation of other serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, along with representing plaintiffs in civil rights matters.
SGB’s Carson Phillips-Spotts was recently featured in the Puget Sound Business Journal as a rising attorney among the new generation of lawyers helping the legal industry evolve through client service, innovation, value initiatives and leadership.
A Superior Court jury in New Jersey decided in favor of consumers deceived by timeshare seller FantaSea Resorts, awarding the plaintiffs a $1,069,285 verdict for the Atlantic City resort’s intentionally deceptive sales practices.