Insurance Blames Faultless Pedestrian

A man is late for a delivery for his employer. He is in a hurry. He comes to a metered intersection. He needs to turn left. The light turns green, but he must yield to oncoming traffic. Impatient because he is late for a work assignment, he guns the accelerator and turns left as soon […]

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Look Before Crossing

A bus stopped to let passengers on and off. The bus did not stop at a crosswalk. A passenger got off and then jaywalked in front of the bus.  Meanwhile a car that had been behind the bus moved into the on-coming lane and passed the bus. The car struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian sued […]

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Woman Who Signed Waiver Sues Relay Race

Spokane to Sandpoint is a long-distance 185-mile relay race from the Spokane area to Sandpoint, Idaho. A woman – who is an attorney – had when registering for the race signed a waiver agreeing to “release Spokane to Sandpoint…from any and all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, […]

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Budget Truck Rental Sued Over Driver High on Meth

Our firm was not involved in the litigation discussed in this article.   A man smoked methamphetamine at 5:00 a.m. At about 2:00 p.m. he rented a truck from Budget. The following afternoon he ran over a woman in a crosswalk. At the scene an officer observed the driver exhibiting symptoms of methamphetamine use: fast […]

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