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Michael John Fisher

Michael Fisher’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • Estate of Roberta Kite v. Regency at Tacoma Nursing Home

    Practice Area:
    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Outcome:
    $262,500
    Description:
    Roberta Kite died as a result of the negligent conduct of the employees and staff of Regency at Tacoma.
  • Dean Hetherington v. City of Seattle

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 30, 2004
    Outcome:
    $475,000
    Description:
    Defendant City of Seattle failed to ensure that proper shoring techniques were used during the trenching phase of a pipeline project. While working in the trench it collapsed causing steel plate to partially sever the plaintiff's forearm. Plaintiff was no longer able to work following the re-attachment of his arm.
  • Johnson v. (Confidential) Trucking Company

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Date:
    Jun 07, 2008
    Outcome:
    $5,000,000
    Description:
    Client hit broadside by commercial vehicle. Sustained bilateral skull fractures and traumatic brain injury among other numerous complicating injuries. Client spent 93 days in ICU and rehab before being discharged from the hospital. Client is no longer able to work in the technical industry where he was previously employed.
  • Estate of Jared Carter v. Cutting Edge Tree Service

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Outcome:
    Verdict for $381,000
    Description:
    Temporary worker, Jared Carter, with no experience or training was sent to a worksite where logging operations were being conducted. Mr. Carter was working in an area of thick brush in close proximity to a tree that the owner of the company intended to fall. The owner of the company cut down the tree without making sure there was a clear area and the tree stuck and killed Jared Carter. Mr. Carter was a young man with no wife and no children so under Washington law the recovery was limited to the economic damages to his estate.
  • Shirley Murphy v. Joy McWillis

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $280,000
    Description:
    Ms. Murphy was the passenger in a vehicle that was struck broadside when the at-fault driver failed to stop for a stop sign. Mr. Murphy suffered injury to her neck and low back ultimately requiring a cervical fusion surgery and a lumbar fusion surgery from which she has made an excellent recovery.
  • Metcalf v. E.T. Browne Drug Co.

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $137,500
    Description:
    Ms. Metcalf purchased a hair moisturizing product from the defendant and applied it to her hair in accordance with the instructions on the product. The product did not contain any warnings indicating that the product was flammable. Ms. Metcalf went to light a cigarette and her hair erupted in flames causing her significant burns to her scalp and ears. Subsequent testing revealed that the product was highly flammable and investigation revealed that similar products contained warnings regarding flammability.
  • Mason v. Brandt

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $125,000
    Description:
    Ms. Mason was stopped a light when he was struck from the rear by the defendant. This was a significant impact which caused injury to his neck, mid-back and low back. Ms. Mason worked in the construction industry and was unable to work for a period of time due to his injuries.
  • Rush v. Tacoma Yellow Cab

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $125,000
    Description:
    Mr. Rush was struck from the rear by a taxi cab while in stop and go traffic on the freeway. He suffered injury to his neck which ultimately required a cervical fusion surgery. He made an excellent recovery from the surgery and had little to no residual problems.
  • Hilson v. Commercial Metal

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Date:
    Nov 26, 2008
    Outcome:
    $235,000
    Description:
    Client was rear-ended by a semi-truck on the freeway. She suffered a permanent neck injury for which there was no surgical solution.
  • John Doe v. Confidential Nursing Home

    Practice Area:
    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Outcome:
    $300,000
    Description:
    Failure to prevent falls resulting in injury