Case Results

Abeyta Nelson Injury Law is responsible for the largest personal injury settlements in the history of Central Washington – including Yakima, Kittitas, Franklin, Grant and Klickitat Counties – totaling more than $362 million over the past 40 years. These awards help families put their lives back together after a serious car accident or injury, easing the financial strain of large medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.

Brain Injuries

  • $6.9 M

    The largest settlement in Yakima County history settled by Abeyta Nelson on behalf of a 5-month-old girl who sustained a brain injury in a fall from 60-year-old bleachers which violated building code at Toppenish High School

Car Accidents

  • $6.25M

    record-setting recovery for 46-year-old Franklin County man injured in a car-truck collision

  • $4.264M

    recovery for 26-year-old Yakima male who suffered from spinal fractures resulting in paraplegia as a result of a multi-vehicle pileup on icy Interstate Highway 90, east of Ellensburg, WA

  • $1.35M

    recovery for 57-year-old man who suffered multiple leg fractures, back fracture and closed head injury when hit by car

  • $1.25M

    settlement for 83-year-old Florida grandmother and her two 6-year-old granddaughters hit by pickup truck in Selah church parking lot

  • $1.15M

    settlement for orthopedic injuries to 52-year-old Yakima man in two-car collision

  • $1.05M

    settlement for multiple injuries to 78 and 75-year-old sisters injured in head-on car crash on White Pass

  • $1 M

    settlement for 30-year-old male who suffered right shoulder, neck, and low back injuries in a high speed rear-end collision

  • $700,000

    recovery for a 47-year-old Kittitas County female who suffered a neck injury in an auto accident

  • $500,000

    settlement for 55-year-old male pedestrian who suffered shoulder and back injuries after being hit by a car

  • $448,000

    settlement for 47-year old man who sustained a low back injury in a car crash

  • $475,000

    settlement for a 25-year-old Yakima man who sustained internal injuries in a car crash

  • $350,000

    recovery for 63-year-old female who sustained hip and knee injuries in auto accident

  • $350,000

    settlement for a 50-year old man who sustained a neck injury in a car crash

  • $350,000

    settlement for a 39-year-old Yakima woman sustained a low back injury

  • $315,000

    settlement for 62-year-old Washington State Trooper who suffered a herniated disc in his lower back

  • $310,000

    settlement for a 49-year-old Yakima man sustained internal injuries in a car crash

  • $305,000

    settlement in which a 68-year-old Selah woman was injured in a car crash

  • $300,000

    settlement for a 64-year old man who sustained back injury in a car crash

  • $300,000

    settlement for a 51-year old man who sustained low back injury in a car crash

  • $290,000

    settlement for a 58-year old woman who sustained multiple injuries in a car crash

  • $275,000

    settlement for a 22 year-old woman involved in a truck collision which resulted in a head injury

  • $262,500

    settlement for a 41-year old man who sustained a head injury in a car crash

  • $250,000

    recovery for a 86-year-old male who sustained chest injuries in car/pickup crash

Dog Bites

  • $350,000

    settlement for a 46-year old client who suffered dog bite injuries

  • $300,000

    settlement for family of 6-year-old Yakima girl who sustained facial lacerations

Nursing Home Injuries

  • $525,000

    settlement resulting from sexual abuse of developmentally disabled 38-year-old woman at state-run nursing facility

  • $300,000

    settlement for family of a 77-year-old man related to nursing home death

  • $175,000

    settlement for 79-year-old Yakima man who suffered a broken leg

  • Confidential

    settlement for 68-year-old woman who died from nursing home neglect

Premises Liability

  • $900,000

    settlement for a 38-year-old man as a result of low back and hip injuries requiring surgery

School Injuries

  • $3.5 M

    settlement as a result of a spinal cord injury sustained by a 9-year-old Ellensburg girl in playground injury

Slips, Trips and Falls

  • $900,000

    recovery for 38-year-old man who suffered low back injury in fall

  • $305,000

    settlement for 53-year-old woman who suffered an ankle fracture after a fall on icy steps

  • $225,000

    recovery for 63-year-old woman who sustained a knee fracture in fall

Trucking Accidents

  • $1.5M

    settlement for 62-year-old trucker who suffered leg and pelvis fractures caused by another truck coming across the median on Interstate 5 near Bellingham, WA

  • $695,000

    recovery for 54-year-old man who suffered back and neck injuries in snowplow/dump truck collision

Uninsured Motorists

  • $1.62M

    The largest ever underinsured motorist arbitration award on a personal injury case in Yakima County settled on behalf of a Yakima woman who sustained back and other injuries in a single-vehicle accident

  • $806,000

    settlement for auto repairman who sustained head injury

  • $750,000

    settlement for Yakima man who sustained head, leg and pelvic injuries in head-on collision

  • $700,000

    settlement for 47-year-old man In 18-wheeler truck accident

  • $670,000

    settlement for shoulder injury to 59-year-old auto repair shop owner and back injury to 58-year-old wife injured in car crash

  • $150,000

    settlement for liability and UIM claims for soft tissue injury – (original offer from client’s insurance company was $2,500)

Wildland Fire Losses

  • $9.78 M

    recovery for losses suffered by multiple individuals due to fire caused by welding during state bridge maintenance project near Cle Elum, WA

  • $6.2 M

    settlement for six families for loss of timber, homes, property, and emotional distress due to fire caused by improperly maintained power line near Twisp, WA

  • $1.6 M

    settlement for victims of the Blue Creek Fire in Walla Walla, WA

  • $1.35M

    recovery for two families who suffered timber and fencing losses due to fire caused by improperly maintained farm equipment

  • $600,000

    settlement for victims of the St. Mary’s Mission Road Fire in Omak, WA

  • $219,330

    settlement for victims of the Wishram Fire in Wishram, WA

  • Confidential

    settlement for victims of the Monastery Fire on Satus Pass near Goldendale, WA

Workplace Injuries

  • $1.2 M

    settlement awarded to 32-year-old factory worker injured in boiler explosion

  • $1.15 M

    settlement for 42-year-old man who injured his back when a roll of carpet knocked shelf onto him while working at Lowe’s store

  • $825,000

    settlement for 49-year-old Yakima automotive technician who suffered a brain injury

  • $800,000

    settlement for wrist fracture from construction site fall sustained by 35-year-old female electrical apprentice

  • $725,000

    recovery for 56-year-old man who suffered fractured ankle in forklift unloading accident

  • $685,000

    settlement for shoulder injury to female truck driver

  • $650,000

    settlement for 60-year-old Hanford worker who injured his knee when truck running board gave way

  • $250,000

    settlement for a 50-year old male who sustained a workplace shoulder injury

Wrongful Death

  • $2.1M

    recovery for family as the result of the death of a young man in a one-vehicle rollover

  • $1M

    settlement for 8-year-old boy who drowned in cloudy swimming pool at Eastern Washington resort

  • $850,000

    settlement on behalf of 22-year-old who died on construction site

  • $700,000

    settlement for children of 39-year-old Native American man who committed suicide in Yakama Tribal Jail

  • $700,000

    settlement for accidental death of 47-year-old auto body repairman in auto collision

  • $600,000

    settlement on behalf of 37-year-old construction worker on job site

  • $556,331

    settlement for accidental death of 51-year-old farm laborer in car accident

  • $450,000

    recovery for family of 43-year-old man who fell from unguarded sleeping loft