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Recent Supreme Court Decisions:
Coppernoll v. Reed, 155 Wn.2d 290, 119 P.3d 318 (2005) (Pre-election challenge to Washington State Medical Association's failed malpractice immunity Initiative 330)
Tegman v. Accident and Medical Investigations, 150 Wn.2d 102, 75 P.3d 497 (2003) (Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff's injuries can be divided based on whether the defendant caused them intentionally or negligently)
Jones v. Allstate Ins. Co., 146 Wn.2d 291 (2002) (Established that Allstate's "representation" of auto accident claimants involved unauthorized practice of law, legal malpractice, fraud and violated Consumer Protection Act)
Greengo v. Pemco Ins. Co., 135 Wn.2d 799 (1998) (Established that multiple accidents create multiple coverages in underinsured motorist cases)
Examples of Other Cases:
Tavares v. Evergreen Medical Center, et. al. (King County 2008). $4.2M verdict against hospital on behalf of infant who was brain injured at birth and has cerebal palsy.
Malone v. Andersen, et. al. (Snohomish Cy. 2003). (Medical negligence and insurance coverage case against physician and insurer on behalf of infant who was brain injured at birth from administration of the drug Cytotec)
Siu v. West Green Condominiums and Farmers Insurance, (King Cy. 2003).  (Personal injury and Declaratory Judgment Act claims against condominium association and its insurer on behalf of incapacitated woman with severe burns and anoxic brain injuries from an apartment fire)
Heaton v. Norwesco, Inc., U.S.D.Ct. Sea. 2001. (Jones Act claim on behalf of commercial diver who suffered "bends" and paraplegia from improper diving supervision and bad dive medicine)
Selness v. Sea Haul Technologies, Ltd. U.S.D.Ct. Sea. 2001. (Maritime product liability action on behalf of severely brain injured diver struck by load dropped from crane)