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Judgment on a $56M jury verdict on behalf of home care workers

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Settlement for Washington landslide victims

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Settlement for a group of survivors of sexual abuse

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Medical malpractice jury verdict for a stroke survivor

Difficult Cases, Proven Results

Our results speak for themselves.

At Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC, we accept a variety of personal injury cases, but the common thread that runs through them all is our desire to assist those who have been severely injured. Too often, wealthy and powerful defendants abuse their power or engage in reckless behavior in an attempt to dismiss legitimate plaintiff grievances. Working through their attorneys, they seek to influence case results to their satisfaction, leaving injured plaintiffs buried in legal costs and medical bills and feeling hopeless.

Countering this type of behavior requires the resources and expertise of a seasoned litigation firm – one that is not afraid to strongly argue for your rights, whether in a settlement meeting or in front of a jury. We fully leverage the decades we have spent investigating cases, filing lawsuits, performing depositions and going to trial in order to uncover the truth and obtain justice for the injured. Below are just some of the many cases in which we have delivered success for our clients.

Featured Case Results

$95,000,000+

class action verdict

total judgment on a $57M jury verdict for 22,000 home care workers, believed to be the largest class action verdict against DSHS of its kind.


$60,000,000

wrongful death settlement

with the State of Washington and timber company for deaths in the Oso landslide of 2014

sanction granted

The King County Superior Court upheld a $788,664.04 compensatory sanctions and $394,332.02 plaintiffs compensation against the State of Washington.


$40,000,000

sexual abuse bankruptcy settlement

for 70 survivors of sexual assault by Jesuit priests


$31,000,000

sexual abuse bankruptcy settlement

for 74 survivors of sexual abuse by members of the Spokane Catholic Diocese


$13,953,887

medical malpractice verdict

for 17-year-old who suffered a stroke during a procedure

$12,125,000

sexual abuse settlement

for survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of a Seattle Archdiocese priest


$10,300,000

jury verdict against DSHS

a $4,500,000 million settlement against King County, and over $300,000 in settlement from a store owner for a teenage boy who suffered brain damage when beaten by violent foster boys at a gas station.


$10,150,000

sexual abuse settlement

for nine survivors of sexual abuse by a notorious pedophile Catholic priest


$8,000,000

sexual abuse settlement

for survivor of abuse by an employee of an assisted-living facility


$7,500,000

consumer protection class action settlement

for thousands of motor vehicle accident victims who suffered deceptive collection practices regarding their medical bills


$7,500,000

racial discrimination settlement

in the Puyallup School District


$6,500,000

sexual abuse settlement

for 5 plaintiffs who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a Catholic priest at a high school


$6,000,000

sexual abuse settlement

for survivors who experienced sexual abuse at Kiwanis Vocational Home


$5,570,000

sexual abuse settlement

for 19 survivors of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic Church of New Orleans


$5,425,000

auto accident settlement

for a client struck by a motor vehicle in a crosswalk and suffered permanent serious injury


$5,375,000

product liability settlement

for a woman suffering 3rd degree burns on 1/3rd of her body from an exploding Ecoflame gel fuel product


$5,000,000

auto accident settlement

for a client who was struck by a motor vehicle and suffered serious permanent injury


$4,600,000

sexual abuse settlement

for 25 survivors of sexual assault by members of the Illinois Catholic Church


$4,500,000

train accident jury verdict

for a passenger injured in an Amtrak derailment accident


$4,250,000

serious injury settlement

for a survivor of sexual abuse by a former teacher employed by the Issaquah School District


$4,250,000

sexual abuse settlement

for a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury after she was struck by a parolee with a car


$4,232,000

sexual assault jury verdict

for two survivors of sexual assault by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)


$3,500,000

medical malpractice settlement

for an 84 year old woman who suffered severe post-operative complications


$3,500,000

product liability settlement

for family whose conversion van rolled over due to unstable center of gravity


$3,100,000

sexual abuse settlement

against the State of Washington DSHS for a state-dependent child placed with a convicted child rapist


$3,075,000

defamation jury verdict

for the wrongful termination and defamation of a 20-year decorated senior county prosecutor


$3,000,000

sexual abuse settlement

against DSHS


$2,500,000

sexual abuse settlement

for a woman abused by her foster parent licensed by DSHS despite the fact he was a convicted sex offender


$2,100,000

wrongful death settlement

with DSHS for father of a 3-year-old boy killed by the mother’s boyfriend, who CPS should have known was a chronic child abuser


$2,000,000

sexual abuse settlement

for a woman who was assaulted in foster care as a ward of the State of Washington