|Judge/ District||Case Number & Title||Type of Case||Settlement Demand & Offer||Verdict /Date||Trial/ Deliberation Time||Plaintiff's Attorney||Defendant's Attorney|
King County, WA
|Michael Heavey||99-2-22210-5SEA Daniel R. Gladfelter v Soo Jin Kim||Rear End Collision - Plaintiff retiree contended his stopped vehicle was rear-ended by defendant's, causing cervical strains. Defense the low speed impact caused no injury.||DEMAND: None |
|$39,500 on Dec. 11, 2000||1/2-day trial||Richard J. Hilfer (Seattle)||Jeffory E. Adams of Murray, Dunham (Seattle)|
Pierce County, WA
|Frederick B. Hayes||99-2-11902-4 Estate of Yoshiko Couch, et al v State of Washington Dept. of Corrections||Failure to Supervise - Cecil Emile Davis, a "violent offender", was released from prison, but had not reported for follow-up, yet the DOC took no action to locate Davis (contrary to its own directives) for over 3 years. Estate contended that Yoshiko Couch's brutal rape and murder at the hands of Davis was the result of the failure to monitor. The DOC allegedly inserted missing chronological monitoring entries to "clean up" Davis' file after the murder.||DEMAND: $3,000,000 |
|$15,000,000 on Oct. 11, 2000||16-day trial||John R. Connelly, Jr. (Seattle); Darrell L. Cochran of Gordon, Thomas (Tacoma)||Steven R. Meeks and Glen Anderson of the Tort Claims Division of the Washington Attorney General's Office|
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