News - Wrongful Death

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

Luvera Whatcom Pipeline Settlement Sees Impact: Stronger Regulations, Fewer Problems

10.15.2019 in Wrongful Death | by Luvera Law Firm

It's been two decades since gas leaked from an underground pipeline into Whatcom Creek in Bellingham, accidentally igniting and killing Wade King and Stephen Tsiorvas, both 10, and Liam Wood, 18. With the help of the King and Tsivoras families, we outlined the grave missteps of Olympic Pipe Line and brought decision-makers to justice. This monumental settlement played an important part in driving the large-scale change that has led to Washington's increased performance in pipeline safety. read more

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