A class action is a useful device that permits many individuals to sue a single defendant for a common wrong. Class actions typically arise where a large Defendent, or group of Defendants, has systematically and uniformaly engaged in a single unfair and deceptive business practice.
Consumer protection statutes are used to protect individual consumer rights. These statutes provide potential remedies to individual injured by conduct ranging from bad faith by insurers to deceptive marketing by corporations to the manufacture and sale of defective products.
Under Federal and Washington Law, it is illegal to harass a person, including current employee or applicant, because of that person’s sex. Harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.
We have extensive experience successfully briefing and arguing appeals in state and federal courts. The knowledge and skills we have gleaned through our trial practice in areas including class actions and consumer protection law, give us the necessary background and expertise to efficiently and effectively advocate for clients in appellate courts.
The sudden and wrongful death of a loved one can be life-changing. While legal action will do little to truly address your loss, a wrongful death claim may be used as a tool to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions and to address any expenses you’ve accrued as a result.
We can assist individuals and classes of people with claims arising from: Workplace discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wage Theft violations, Wrongful termination or discharge, Whistleblower claims, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations.
Wage theft is the denial of wages or employee benefits that are rightfully owed to an employee. Wage theft can be conducted through various means such as: failure to pay overtime, minimum wage violations, employee misclassification, illegal deductions in pay, working off the clock, or not being paid at all.