This case arose from an incident in which a Quick and Clear, Inc. employee failed to properly secure a ladder on his truck.
The ladder flew off the truck on I-90 and landed in Mr. Powell's lane of travel. When he swerved to miss it he lost control of his vehicle and crashed. In addition to his physical injuries, Mr. Powell developed PTSD that affected his ability to be creative. As an artist by trade this was a huge impact on Keith's emotional and financial health.
When the firm he had been working with tried to convince Mr. Powell to settle for $50,000, he reached out to Sunshine. She jumped in, driving to Coulee Dam to meet with Keith, his family, and his friends to see how this collision had impacted him. Next Sunshine put the insurance company on notice that their offer was offensively low and that we were ready to try the case.
Despite being up against one of the largest and best known defense firm in Seattle, Sunshine was able to convey Mr. Powell's damages to the jury effectively; resulted in $175,000 jury verdict.