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 […]
A drunk 70-year-old jaywalker sued the driver of a car who hit him. The jaywalker chose a poorly lit stretch of multi-lane highway to cross in the dark. Although testimony conflicted, it either was or had recently been raining. The driver who hit the jaywalking pedestrian never saw him.
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, […]
A woman was dressed as an animal character in a parade. She stepped to her right to work the crowd, then moved to her left in front of a car following her in the parade. The car ran over her left foot. She sued the driver, and lost in a jury trial. She then appealed.
Our law firm took no part in this case. This article is intended as general information on Washington personal injury law. The Washington Court of Appeals recently announced a decision in a case concerning and accident involving a commercial truck striking a pedestrian. The pedestrian was also a commercial truck driver. Both trucks had exited […]
Our personal injury attorney did not participate in the case described in this article. By Seattle Personal Injury Lawyer Travis Scott Eller Last month Division One of the Washington Court of Appeals revered the trial court’s dismissal of a wrongful death claim against the city of Seattle. On a rainy evening in February 2007 the […]