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Personal Injury

Williams Kastner is distinguished by its long history in defending business entities in proceedings involving claims of personal injury.  Our attorneys have handled thousands of personal injury claims and represent numerous entities in defense of these claims as national coordinating counsel.  Our experience includes:  motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical and professional malpractice, product defects, truck and catastrophic road accidents, construction defects, food poisoning, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, recreational and sporting goods equipment, and toxic materials.

The firm represents insureds of liability carriers, self-insured corporate businesses and municipalities in trial and appellate litigation.  Our attorneys represent insurance agents and brokers, corporate entities, including: manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, construction companies, transportation carriers, retailers, corporate officers and directors, professional service providers (lawyers, doctors, architects, engineers), hospitals and other health care providers.

Williams Kastner litigates in all areas of law related to personal injury claims, including the defense of allegations of negligence, breach of professional rules or ethics, professional membership rights, security law violations, RICO violations, fraud, misrepresentation, Consumer Protection Act violations, breach of contract, antitrust, defamation and other claims.  The firm also defends professionals accused of crimes or misdemeanors.

Williams Kastner has tried more personal injury and professional negligence cases to verdict than any other firm in the Northwest—an average of approximately 30 jury trials per year. Our attorneys are members of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Defense Research Institute, including one who served as president.

The enormous breadth of our practical experience enables our attorneys to minimize, if not avoid, litigation costs and maximize the probability of successful outcomes in the defense of personal injury suits.