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Jury Verdict Against University of Washington Medical Center Upheld, Ending University's Extended Legal Battle Against Injured Patient

In 2019, a jury rendered a $1.48 million verdict against the State of Washington's University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) for not training its staff on its own safe patient handling policy, resulting in injury to a patient with a disability who was physically lifted onto an examination table. Rather than pay the verdict, the State of Washington chose to appeal the jury's decision, dragging out the arduous process its patient has endured in seeking accountability and compensation for her injuries. read more

Luvera Law Firm announces $18 million settlement with Swedish Health Services and Integra Imaging on behalf of former Swedish nurse who suffered devastating stroke after radiologist missed clear warnings signs on MRI

3.4.2021 in Press Releases | by Luvera Law Firm

Luvera Law Firm secured $18 million settlement with Swedish Health Services and others in a medical negligence case involving a radiologist who failed to identify evidence of a brain hemorrhage in an MRI for Isabel De Jesus-Congdon, a former Swedish Health lactation nurse. read more

Family receives $3.19 million verdict in case against Alaska Airlines for injuries suffered by their elderly mother at airport that led to her death

2.22.2021 in Wrongful Death | by Luvera Law Firm

A jury rendered a $3.19 million verdict in favor of the family of Bernice Kekona. The elderly and disabled passenger suffered fatal injuries when she fell down an escalator while in her wheelchair after Alaska Airlines failed to provide gate-to-gate transportation—which had been requested and confirmed five times—to a connecting flight in 2017. The verdict against Alaska was handed down Monday, February 22, 2021 in King County Superior Court. read more

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