Brown v. Wahl

Neighbor dispute where plaintiffs alleged defendants were liable for nuisance, trespass, invasion of privacy, and outrage. Defendants’ actions allegedly resulted in severe emotional distress and hospitalization. After a three-week trial, plaintiffs’ counsel asked for over $300,000. The jury returned a defense verdict.

 
  • Three week trial

  • November 2017

  • Pierce County

  • 16-2-10236-6

Johnson v. Billings & Town of Steilacoom

Action involving allegations of intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress against client law enforcement officer (and co-defendant Steilacoom) arising out of arrest and use of force on plaintiff-motorist in the course of a traffic stop. Plaintiff also alleged wrongful conduct based on subsequent interactions with client. Plaintiff requested $800,000 in total damages from the jury. Defense verdict.

 
  • Two week trial

  • December 2016

  • Pierce County

  • 14-2-13145-9