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GTTC Wins Negligence Case Against Apartment Complex in Hash Oil Explosion

August 10, 2015

In August 2015, GTTC’s Michael Rosenberger and Chelsey Mam tried and won a bench trial in King County Superior Court against Hampton Greens, a Bellevue, WA, apartment complex, and its property manager, Riverstone, Inc. Our client, a tenant in Hampton Greens, was injured and lost valuable personal property when a tenant in an adjacent unit caused an explosion and fire when manufacturing hash oil. GTTC proved the defendants were negligent for failing to take action to commence eviction after receiving a report of the drug operation. The court awarded GTTC’s client the full value of his destroyed property and general damages within the specific range asked for in closing argument.

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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