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Charles Rittgers’s Legal Cases

22 total

  • Juvenile Personal Injury Claim

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 09, 2010
    Outcome:
    Case Settled for $75,000
    Description:
    A 6 year old boy was playing with his neighbors on a trampoline unsupervised. Our client broke his leg when he landed on the trampoline.
  • State v. Widmer

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Involved in Ryan Widmer I and Ryan Widmer III
    Description:
    Involved in the first Ryan Widmer murder trial and on the trial team for the third Ryan Widmer murder trial.
  • Ries v. Gillespie

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff for just over $16,000
    Description:
    Client was injured in automobile accident and sustained injuries. She had approximately $8,000 in chiropractic bills. The insurance company offered $7,500 of new money in the case. On the second day of trial, the insurance company withdrew all offers.
  • State v. Schuler

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Local teacher accused of having sex with five students.
  • State v. Osborn

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Apr 24, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Client was accused of drunk driving. She refused the breath test and was charged with OVI.
  • State v. White

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 27, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Client was accused of domestic violence. Alleged victim claimed injuries were broken back, broken arm, and black eye.
  • State v. Ingham

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Client was accused of domestic violence. The jury found the defendant not guilty.
  • State v. Tiernan

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 13, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    A 17 year old boy was charged with felony murder in adult court after another boy died in a group home. The jury gave a unanimous Not Guilty verdict on the felony murder charge. I asked the jury to convict my client of involuntary manslaughter - a charge that carried a maximum penalty of 36 months. He was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter.
  • Rich v. John R. Jurgensen Company

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    Jul 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    Confidential Settlement after $15,000,000 summary jury verdict
    Description:
    Our client was severely injured on his motorcycle when a paving company failed to keep the roadway safe for travel. In a summary jury trial in Federal Court a jury found our client's damages were $15,000,000 and the verdict was reduced to $9,000,000 because our client was found to be 40% at fault. The defendant settled the case the next morning for a confidential amount.
  • Motorcycle Crash Injury

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Dec 29, 2011
    Outcome:
    $100,000 Settlement
    Description:
    A driver failed to yield and pulled in front of our client when making a turn from a private parking lot. Our client who was on a motorcycle flipped over the car and suffered a broken arm. The case settled for the at-fault driver's policy limits - $100,000.