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Michael J. Pontarolo

Michael Pontarolo’s Legal Cases

15 total


  • McIndoe, Krabbenhoft & Herrera v. Deprtment of Labor and Industries

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2002
    Outcome:
    Decision for Injured Worker
    Description:
    Represented injured workers in a Worker's Compensation case. The court approved of my client receiving Permanent Partial Disability after being found Totally and Permanently Disability, by defining the difference between between the two benefits.
  • Ochoa v. Department of Labor and Industries

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2001
    Outcome:
    Decision for Ochoa (Injured worker)
    Description:
    Represented an injured jockey working as an excercise rider. The court held that although "jockeys" are excluded under the Act, they are not excluded when a jockey is employed as an excercise rider.
  • Britton v Safeco Insurace Company

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1985
    Outcome:
    Decision for Britton (Injured worker)
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court. Allowed UIM coverage for injuries sustained in the course of employment. Holding has been modified by Statute and Case law where applicable
  • Hepton v. Hepton

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1980
    Outcome:
    Decision for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Court ordered child support can not be unilaterially reduced by the obligor parent who receives and sents the childs portion of SS old age funds received by the obligor parent to the custodial parent without court approval
  • McKernan v. Asaheim

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Aug 30, 1984
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court
  • Dennis v. Department of Labor and industries

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Nov 25, 1987
    Outcome:
    Decision for Dennis
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court. Workers Compensation case defining Occupational Decease
  • Wolf v. Scott Wetzel

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Oct 31, 1989
    Outcome:
    Decision for Injured Worker
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court. Workers Compensation case extending immunity to Third Party Administrators working for Self Insured employers
  • Clark v Pacific Corp

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Apr 25, 1991
    Outcome:
    Decision for Injured Workers
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court. Third Party personal injury case arising out of a work injury. Case has since been reversed or found no langer applicable
  • Leeper v Department of Labor and Industries

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Apr 21, 1994
    Outcome:
    Decision for Injured Worker
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court. Workers Compensation case that approved of the terms "perform and obtain" within an instruction to the jury in defining Permanent Total Disability
  • Johnson V Weyerhauser

    Practice Area:
    Workers compensation
    Date:
    Apr 12, 1998
    Outcome:
    Decision for Injured Worker
    Description:
    Represented WSTLA as Amicus Curiae to the Court