Category: Personal Injury

Negligent Exposure to COVID-19? You May Have a Case

As Yakima County begins to allow businesses to re-open, I have often been asked if a business could be held legally liable (at fault) if a customer or consumer is exposed to COVID-19 and gets sick. The short answer: it’s complicated. In Washington State, for a business to be held liable a person must show… Read more »

How Has COVID-19 Changed Personal Injury Law?

COVID-19 has changed everything over the past three months. Too many people have gotten sick, been hospitalized with life-threatening respiratory symptoms or have died.  Several local businesses have closed and others are in danger of going out of business.  Many people are unemployed.  Our economy has taken a big hit. One thing that hasn’t changed,… Read more »

Are Bounce Houses Safe?

Last May, five teenagers were injured at Zillah High School after a bounce house flew into the sky with a gust of wind. At least one student was critically injured and airlifted to a nearby hospital. This news was shocking to most people, as bounce houses are often associated with good-hearted fun. Inflatable attractions like… Read more »