Wrongful Death

Caffery vs. Brunner, et al.

July 2009

$1,025,000 policy limits settlement

Policy limits settlement with a trucking company and others for the wrongful death of a 47 year old husband and father who was killed when a semi-truck and trailer driver disregarded the dangers of a “brown-out” dust storm and ran into the deceased on I-90 while he was helping others in a disabled vehicle.

Co-Counsel: Tim Gresback.

McLaughlin vs. City of Ocean Shores

December 2008

$1,500,000 settlement

Settlement for the family of an Ocean Shores Fire Department Captain who died as a result of injuries from a near-drowning during a Surf Rescue Team training on personal watercraft (PWC).