Insurance Coverage Denied for Man Shot at Nightclub

George confronts Michael at a nightclub. Security throws George out, but later lets him back in. George confronts Michael again, and security throws them both out. Outside, George shoots and seriously wounds Michael. Michael apparently staggered back into the alcove of the nightclub, and allegedly the nightclub security then “dumped him on the sidewalk” on […]

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Medical Malpractice Tolling Statute Ruled Unconstitutional

When Jaryd was nine years old he suffered from headaches, nausea, dizziness, weakness in his legs, and double vision. A doctor reviewed an MRI of Jaryd and found it to be normal. Jaryd had another MRI when he was 17. This time the radiologist who reviewed the MRI found an Arnold Chiari Type I Malformation, […]

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Woman Killed by Husband After Law Enforcement Serves Anti-Harassment Order

Baerbel K. Roznowski got an anti-harassment order against her partner, Paul Chan Kim. The court order required Kim to leave Roznowski’s home, and not come near Roznowski. Roznowski asked the Federal Way Police Department to serve the order. She completed a “law enforcement information sheet” for the police department. On the information sheet Roznowski  indicated […]

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Farmers Insurance Burns Homeowner

Fire destroyed Bruce’s home. Bruce’s insurance company, Farmers, was unresponsive for seven months, then threatened to deny coverage and made a one-time take-it-or-leave-it offer for only one-fourth of what the claim was worth. Bruce sued his insurance company for bad faith. Bruce’s attorney sought the insurance company’s file. The insurance company sought a protective order. […]

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Will the Real David Please Stand Up?

Susan was a passenger on a motorcycle. The motorcycle driver passed a line of cars. The lead vehicle turned left, struck the motorcycle, and Susan was injured. The police report named David as the vehicle driver, and Damiann (his mother) as the vehicle owner. David later testified at a traffic court hearing. Susan and her […]

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Unpunished Good Deed – Insurance Coverage When Someone Else Lies

Perla was driving with Mirtha as her passenger when they got into a two-car collision. Both were injured. Perla and the other driver exchanged information. Perla lied to her insurance company, Allsate, and told them that she did not know the identity of the other driver, and that he had left the scene. Just before […]

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Side Effects of Warning Standards

A man’s psychiatrist prescribed the drug Lamictal, brand name for the drug lamotrigine. His psychiatrist told him that in rare instances, a rash may develop from taking Lamictal, and that he should stop taking it right away if he saw a rash. After he started Lamictal he began suffering flu-like symptoms, eye, mouth and throat […]

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Slip and Fall Cases are Tough

Many people assume that if someone is injured on another’s property, the property owner or occupier and their insurance carrier are automatically on the hook for the injury claim. Nothing could be further from the truth. In reality, slip and fall cases are among the toughest for the personal injury claimant to win. The Court […]

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What Emergency?

A car was in the front of a line of cars travelling in the same lane. The lead car stopped suddenly. The car behind it was able to stop. The third car back abruptly switched lanes and went around the other two without incident. The fourth car, however, slammed on the brakes, but not soon […]

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Root Canal Leads to Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A woman went in for a root canal. The dentist used an anesthetic rinse. The woman experienced severe pain and numbness of her tongue. She claims to suffer continued right-side jaw pain and numbness of her tongue even more than four years later. She sued her dentist for malpractice. Her attorney retained an oral surgeon […]

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