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Injury and Abuse Case Results

Washington Law Center is a leading personal injury and abuse law firm focused on results, but more importantly, we are focused on the results that have the greatest impact on our clients’ lives. We have a proven track record in trial, arbitrations, and in mediation that separates us from other Washington law firms. You can learn more about our personal injury and abuse case results below…

Not all personal injury attorneys are willing to take on difficult cases and go to trial when necessary.

The injury attorneys at Washington Law Center are committed to fighting for you, especially when you are not getting a settlement offer for your claim that represents fair value.

Video Transcript: Personal Injury Attorneys That Get Results

ATTORNEY ASHTON DENNIS: At Washington Law Center, we get results. We have a proven track record in trial, in arbitration, and in mediation settings that separates us from the competition. We believe our results speak for themselves. We’ve taken, I can’t tell you how many cases, that have been turned down by other firms that were told there’s absolutely no way to recover on this case.

We proved them wrong. Not every injury attorney tries cases and I think that’s what people don’t understand. There are a lot of injury firms that won’t take a case to trial. Period. They will settle every case and we are not that way. We will do whatever it takes to get the result necessary and oftentimes that’s taking a case to trial if need be, when we’re not getting a settlement offer that represents fair value, that’s what we’ll do.

We’ve obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts, settlements, and pensions and we’ve been able to do that because we work hard. Insurance companies, the state, and corporations -they all know that when they’re up against our firm, up against Washington Law Center, that we will be prepared and we will get good results for clients.

Personal Injury and Abuse Case Results

For over a decade, our attorneys have achieved life-changing results for clients who have relied on Washington Law Center to help them in their time of need. Cases won include car accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, sexual abuse, trucking accidents and other forms of personal injury that are the direct result of someone else’s negligence.

The following verdicts and settlements are indicative of the quality of work you can expect from our experienced negotiation and trial attorneys.

$25,500,000 – Workplace Injury Claim (2021)

Record setting lump sum settlement plus lifetime care and pension. Believed to be the largest recovery in its jurisdiction.

$16,700,000 – Failure to Provide Informed Consent to Pregnant Woman (2015)

The verdict against a clinic that failed to provide informed consent to a pregnant woman during the H1N1 (Swine Flu) pandemic of 2009 resulted in a $16,700,000 settlement. The total recovery for our client exceeded $22 million.

$5,475,000 – Sexual Abuse by Coach (2023)

Settlements for students abused by wrestling coach.

$4,500,000 – Sexual Abuse by School Teacher (2022)

Settlement with Marysville School District for $4,500,000 along with a written apology for sexual abuse to three students by a longtime teacher and cheerleading adviser in mid-1980s.

$3,000,000 – Abuse and Misconduct at Treatment Facility (2024)

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$2,600,000 – Negligence of an Auto Repair Facility (2016)

In Estate of Blankenship v. Bryan’s Automotive, et. al., $2,600,000 was recovered for our clients in a policy limits settlement for alleged negligence of an automotive repair facility and co-defendants for the death of a minor.

$2,000,000 – Woman Killed by Drunk Driver (2021)

Settlement for a family who lost their daughter due to a drunk driver.


$1,600,000 – Sibling Group Abused in Foster Care (2018)

D.Y. v. DSHS resulted in a $1,600,000 settlement for a man that was repeatedly abused as a child in multiple foster care settings where he and his siblings were placed.

$1,500,000 – Man Abused in Foster Care as a Child (2019)

Settlement for a man that was abused as a child in multiple foster care settings.

$1,500,000 – Prolonged Child Abuse in Foster Care (2017)

In K.F. v. DSHS involving a child and his/her adoptive parents, $1,500,000 was recovered due to negligent placement in foster care that led to horrific prolonged abuse of the child.

$1,100,000 – Failure to Provide Adequate Medical Care (2018)

Recovery for a civil rights settlement for another’s failure to provide our client with adequate medical care.

$1,000,000 – Sexual Abuse by Teacher (2023)

Settlement for student who was abused while a student in the Kent School District.

$1,000,000 – Man Injured by a Forklift (2018)

Settlement for a man injured by a forklift along with L&I benefits with the potential to receive life-long benefits.

$1,000,000 – Woman Sexually Assaulted at Medical Treatment Facility (2017)

Settlement for a woman who was sexually assaulted in a local in-patient setting.

$900,000 – Adult Sexually Abused as Child in Foster Care (2020)

Settlement for a man who was sexually abused as child by his foster care mother.

$900,000 – Elevator Accident Causes Life-long Injuries (2019)

Settlement plus significant L&I benefits for victim and her spouse after an elevator injury causing life-long injuries.

$850,000 – Family Injured by Drunk Driver


$850,000 – Pedestrian hit by Semi-Truck (2013)

WINTERS v. PACIFIC CARGO SERVICES, LLC $850,000 in recovery for injured pedestrian where investigating officer found no fault on behalf of the defendant driver.

$800,000 – Alleged Bad Faith Against Insurance Company (2016)

Confidential settlement for an individual alleging bad faith against their insurance company. Total recovery for client exceeded $1 million.

$700,000 – Injury Victim of Truck v. Train Collision (2013)

Settlement plus a lifetime of pension benefits for a victim involved in a truck v. train collision.

$680,000 – Kiwanis Home Insufficiently Supervised by the State (2020)

Recovery for a man that was placed at a Kiwanis home that was insufficiently supervised by the State.

$670,000 – Individual Struck by a Box Truck (2013)

Settlement plus a lifetime of pension benefits for a client struck by a box truck.

$650,000 -Wrongful Death of Child During Labor (2021)

Settlement for a mother who lost her child due to alleged negligence during labor.

$650,000 – Adult Seeks Retribution for Abuse as a Child (2016)

Settlement for an adult who was abused in foster care as a child.

$580,000 – Sexual Abuse by Step-Parent (2023)

Collected judgment against client’s step parent who committed abuse while the victim as a minor.

$500,000 – Victim Suffers Permanent Injuries (2013)

Policy limits settlement for a victim suffering permanent injuries.

$450,000 – Bad Faith Claims Against Own Insurance Company (2014)

Settlement for a client asserting bad faith, Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA), claims against their own insurance company.

$430,000 – Victim of Motor Vehicle Collision (2017)

Settlements for serious injuries to an individual during motor vehicle collision involving multiple vehicles.

$405,000 – Semi-Truck Loses Control and Injures Innocent Victim (2018)

Settlement for individual injured by semi-truck.

$390,000 – Teenager Fatality in Shooting (2014)

Verdict against a landlord and tenant for the shooting death of a teenager at an established “after-hours” party.

$335,000 – Victim of Medical Malpractice (2016)

Recovery ($188,000 jury verdict plus $150,000 in attorney fees and costs) for the victim of medical malpractice against a local surgeon. The physician made no offer of settlement at any time before the jury verdict.

$285,000 – Injury and Bad-Faith Recovery (2019)

Recovery for a client who had surgery following a motor vehicle collision. $185,000 of the recovery was from an insurance company that only held $50,000 inapplicable limits but was forced to pay nearly four (4) times the limits when it refused to tender prior to litigation.

$250,000 – Woman Abused at School as a Child (2017)

Settlement prior to litigation for a woman who was abused at school as a child.

$223,000 – Woman Injured in Car Collision (2020)

Settlement for a woman injured in a motor vehicle collision.

$200,000 – Woman Abused by Grandfather (2020)

Settlement for a woman who was abused by her grandfather as a child.

$200,000 – Woman Injured in Car Collision (2020)

Settlement for a woman seriously injured in a motor vehicle collision.

$150,000 – Woman Abused at School as a Child (2018)

Settlement prior to litigation for a woman who was abused at school as a child.

$125,000 – Woman Abused by Family Friend (2021)

Settlement for a woman sexually abused by her family friend as a youth.

$120,000 – Woman Assaulted by Corrections Officer (2021)

Settlement for a woman sexually assaulted by a correctional officer.

$100,000 – Boy Abused by Parolee (2021)

Settlement for a man who was sexually abused by a DOC parolee.

$93,000 – Woman Assaulted in Rideshare (2020)

Settlement for woman inappropriately touched in rideshare.

*Disclaimer: Past experiences are not a guarantee of future results as the results in any given claim are likely to be fact and law sensitive to the circumstances involved with that claim.


Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

There are a few important factors to consider when deciding if you have an injury case.

Is the insurance company collecting records, asking for statements, and starting to build their own case against you?

Have they sent you a check and you are unsure what to do with it?

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Reaching out when you have questions or just want to know your rights is always a good idea.


“What is my injury case worth?”

Personal Injury and Abuse Case Resources

Washington Law Center has put together extensive personal injury legal resources to help you navigate your case.

Video Transcript: What Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

ATTORNEY ASHTON DENNIS: Wondering what your case is worth is a natural question to ask. It’s something that all of our clients have asked: what is my case worth? If an attorney is willing to give you what your case is worth over the phone, without meeting you, without understanding the facts, they’re doing you a disservice. Knowing precisely what your case is worth requires a lot of work and a lot of understanding. That’s not something that you can just simply answer off the cuff.

If that’s advice you’ve gotten, we’d encourage you to give us a call because we’ll ask the right questions. We’re going to ask you how this injury affected your life. How did it affect your family’s life? Are you able to work again? How much work did you miss? What type of treatment did you go through? What is the future going to look like? Those are the questions we’re going to ask you. We’re not just going to give you some boilerplate answer that your case is worth ‘x’.

That’s not what good injury attorneys do. They look at the specific facts. They look at how you’ve been hurt, how it has impacted your family, and then they determine how to best approach it and whether that’s through negotiations, through a trial process, but no two cases are the same. 

No Fee Until You Win

After seeing our personal injury and abuse case results, you may be wondering how we make money. At Washington Law Center, we have a “No-Fee Promise” with all of our injury cases that ensures we only make money if you do.

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