An unfair result that I see pretty frequently in Washington state personal injury matters is when a legitimately injured person has sustained injuries, but the person essentially has no realistic way of recovering their damages.
Ah, Seattle sports fans have not always had it that easy. We lost the Seattle Pilots Major League Baseball (MLB) Franchise to Milwaukee in 1970. Of course, in this more modern era, we lost the Seattle Supersonics in 2008 to Oklahoma City in a notorious relocation battle.
As we can see with the recent summer 2015 high profile U.S. Supreme Court decisions, the outcomes of the judiciary and legislature can have profound and tangible effects on the daily lives of citizens.
Lawyers can get a certain type of bad rap, and the stereotypes have not been kind to us over the decades. Sure, some attorneys can be greedy and abrasive, and not every lawyer is a noble member of the profession.