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Seattle office move!

Our Seattle office has moved to a new location: 520 Pike Street, Suite 2500 Seattle, Washington 98101-4083 The phone and fax numbers remain the same.

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Tried for five days a slip-and-fall case

Shareholder Christopher Drotzmann tried a slip-and-fall case, which resulted in a five-day trial. Plaintiff fell on a public sidewalk and contended it was due to a faulty meter box in the sidewalk. Plaintiff sued the City which was responsible for the maintenance and repair of the meter box and…

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Tried an admitted liability motor vehicle accident claim

Shareholder Christopher Drotzmann tried an admitted liability motor vehicle accident claim where the plaintiff sought damages of $850,000 and tried (unsuccessfully) to add a claim for $100,000 in punitive damages on the first day of trial. Plaintiff contended she suffered from a permanent injury to her dominant hand in…

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Oregon Super Lawyers® 2015 Edition

We are honored that three of our shareholders are again included as Oregon Super Lawyers for 2015: Bill Davis for Professional Liability Defense; Bill Earle for Insurance Coverage; and Paul Xóchihua for Professional Liability Defense. In addition, four of our shareholders and one of our associates…

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Shareholder elected to board of directors

Shareholder Elizabeth Lampson has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. OADC is a nonprofit organization for defense civil litigators whose goals are to provide a unified voice for defense concerns in Oregon, offer networking opportunities, and sponsor continuing legal education. For…

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