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Douglas Lee Burdette

Seattle Medical Malpractice Attorney.

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  1. Hello to all attorneys who handle Defamation cases in Washington state. My daughter served me with an Order for Protection..

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Douglas Lee Burdette
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    My former partner, Paul Fogarty, has done two very significant defamation cases in the past two years. In fact, he is just now completing the settlement of the most recent one involving false statements made about a day care center. His e-mail is pfogarty@dearminfogarty.com; his phone number is 206-441-0172. I am sure he would provide an free consultation to you. Lee Burdette.

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  2. Thought my wife's attorney paid all med bills with money from settlement. 5 years later, her wages are being garnished by Dr.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Douglas Lee Burdette
    1 lawyer answer

    You should have received a disbursement letter from the attorney stating what bills would be paid out of the settlement. It sometimes happens that the attorney is unaware of some bills. If the attorney later learned that a bill was due, in my view he or she should have at least called you. With regard to the service of the summons and complaint for the collection action, service is proper if it is left with any person of suitable age at your residence. I would get a copy of the affidavit of...