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$3 Million Wrongful Death Settlement

December 15, 2015

GTTC Partner Mark Wilner, along with co-counsel at Keller Rohrback L.L.P., obtained a $3,000,000 wrongful death settlement for a local Mercer Island family.  Jack Y. Chen died on April 8, 2015 when a construction component (a “balloon wall”) of his dream home being built fell on him while he was at the construction site.  The King County Superior Court approved the seven-figure settlement following multiple mediations involving six parties and complex insurance coverage disputes, including a federal court declaratory judgment action.

About GTTC: Founded in 1996, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP is a litigation and trial practice firm. We provide litigation and insurance policyholder recovery and coverage services to a broad spectrum of clients from FORTUNE 50 corporations to independent startups, government entities, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. We generally litigate claims involving insurance recovery and coverage; corporate ownership, corporate governance and business contracts; shareholder rights and securities; product liability as well as personal injury.

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