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Six killed: PCVA partners Cochran, Hastings file wrongful death suit against state, city in crash that left six dead

The parents of a young woman killed in a horrific Tacoma crash that left six dead including their 19-year-old daughter Cerra Corner have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and state, arguing that officials failed to address known […]

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Seattle Prep agrees to pay $2.425 million settlement for student sexually abused by teacher, coach Jeff Pietz

SEATTLE – March 6, 2024 – She was groomed, harassed and sexually abused by her teacher and former softball coach throughout her high school career. And after years of fighting to discredit her and avoid accepting any responsibility, Seattle Preparatory […]

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WA State, group home operators agree to $4M child sexual abuse settlement for “Little Alcatraz”

News: My team and I have negotiated a $4 Million child sex abuse settlement with WA State and Secret Harbor – the deplorable group home known as “Little Alcatraz” – on behalf of former residents. Video: Inside the Secret Harbor […]

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Mary Kay Letourneau redux: Spokane school district agrees to pay multimillion dollar teacher sex abuse settlement

Spokane school district agrees to pay $2.05 Million, legal fees to settle teacher/student sex case reminiscent of Mary Kay Letourneau Tacoma, WA – January 19, 2024 – The Central Valley School District of Spokane, WA. has agreed to pay $2.05 […]

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Washington State agrees to pay $16.95M in landmark child abuse settlement

Olympia, WA – November 1, 2023 – Washington State has agreed to pay $16.95M to settle lawsuits brought by 12 boys sexually and physically abused while under the care of the State and placed at the J Bar D Boys […]

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Seattle Climbing Gym, Colorado Equipment Manufacturer Agree to Pay $6M Total Settlement for Climbing Accident

In a landmark legal settlement, Seattle-based climbing gym Vertical World and Colorado-based equipment manufacturer C3 Manufacturing have agreed to pay a combined $6 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a preventable climbing accident that resulted in severe injuries to […]

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