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Robert B. Crary
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Robert B. Crary

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death, Probate, Brain Injury

About Me

The following is a small sample of the cases I have handled over the years and some of the results I have received.  This list is not exhaustive of all the cases I have worked on.


 



NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION CLAIM AGAINST A LOCAL SCHOOL


 



A 12-year old boy was left seriously injured as a result of the school districts failure to properly insure that he boards school bus home. Case settled for $735,000.00.


 



MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION


 



A 78-year old man suffered fractured ribs and subsequent infection when he was struck by a vehicle that failed to yield the right of way. The case settled for $165,000.00 which represented the full available insurance policy limits.


 



WRONGFUL DEATH


 



Our client was an 18-year old man who was working with his stepfather when a semi-truck driver crossed the centerline and hit them head-on. The case settled for $365,000.00 which represented all available insurance limits. At the time of this unfortunate accident Washington did not allow for the recovery of an adult child. As a result of our lobbying efforts and those of his mother in this case the Senate has passed legislation allowing parents to bring suit to recover for injuries and death of an adult child.


 



MEDICAL MALPRACTICE


 



Our client was a 30-year old female that was complaining of symptoms consistent with appendicitis. The doctor failed to order appropriate testing for determining appendicitis. Her appendix burst causing medical complications. Case settled for $150,000.00.


  



PEDESTRIAN VERSUS MOTOR VEHICLE


 



Our client was a 21-year old college student on her way to watch a basketball game when she was crossing in a crosswalk and was struck by the defendant. She suffered closed head injury and loss of smell. Plaintiff made a good recovery and was able to return to school. A lawsuit was filed and the case settled for $450,000.00.


 



MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION


 



Client, 47-year old mechanic, traveling to work when defendant cross the centerline hitting our client head-on. Our client suffered a fractured neck and had surgery. A lawsuit was filed and the case settled for $312,000.00.


 



NURSING HOME ACCIDENT


 



Our client was a 79-year old gentleman who fell from his bed, suffered a fractured hip. Case settled $90,000.00


 



REAR-END MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION



 


Our client was a 34-year old truck driver. He was rear-ended. He suffered a neck injury and had subsequent surgery due to the accident. Case settled for $260,000.00


 



PEDESTRIAN VERSUS MOTOR VEHICLE



 


Our client was a 47-year old woman who was walking on the sidewalk and was struck by an inattentive driver. She suffered a fractured hip and multiple abrasions. A lawsuit was filed and the case settled for $225,000.00.


 



MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION


 



A 41-year old teacher was traveling home when she was broad-sided by the defendant who failed to stop for a red-light. Our client suffered soft tissue injuries. The case settled for $190,000.00.


  



PEDESTRIAN VERSUS MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION


 



Our 23-year old client was crossing the street in a crosswalk when she was struck by the defendant. She suffered a non-displaced fracture of the hip. She had an excellent recovery. The case settled for policy limits of $100,000.00


 


 


 


   

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    35 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    35 years, 30 cases
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    35 years, 25 cases
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
    35 years, 500 cases
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (30-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Keith Stuart Douglass

    Highly skilled lawyer that is well respected in the community. He was a pleasure to work with, and was an excellent advocate for our client.

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    Keith Douglass Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Firm Of Crary Clark & Domanico P S

9417 East Trent Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA, 99206-4218

Crary, Clark & Domanico, P.S.

East 9417 Trent Avenue
Spokane, WA, 99206

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law199807/14/2015
WAActive198007/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Spokane Magazine Best Lawyer Rating 2008Spokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2008
Spokane Magazine Best Lawyer Rating 2007Spokane/Coeur d' Alene magazine2007
Spokane Magazine Best Lawyer Rating 2006Spokane/Coeur d' Alene magazine2006
Pro Bono Firm of the year N/A1993
Pro Bono Firm of the year N/A1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyCrary, Clark & Domanico, PS1980 - 2014

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Associaton for Justice formerly Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - 2010
Washington State Association for JusticeContinuing Legal Education Board of Directors2009 - 2010
Idaho State BarMemberN/A
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Spokane County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEagle MemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Barr V DayThe plaintiff prevailed and the case was settled.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Spokane/Coeur d Alene MagazineFires Gone Wild!2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
St Cloud State UniversityEconomics/BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Spokane County Roundtable Coordinator.Varied2006
Recent Ethincal Rule ChangesEthics Rule Changes2006