REPRESENTATIVE SUMMARY JUDGMENTS/DISMISSALS

In re Citation No. 12402143, Case No. 203220457 (Seattle Muni. Ct., 2013) (the court dismissed a citation for blocking city streets during switching maneuvers in violation of SMC 11.66.060. The court held that the citation was preempted by federal law). Oral argument and brief: Kelsey Endres.

Latray v. BNSF Ry. Co., Case No. C10-1315RSL, 2012 WL 395640 (W.D. Wash., 2012) (the court granted summary judgment in favor of the railroad against plaintiff, who alleged negligence under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act when he tripped and injured his thumb while loading bags onto a truck). On the brief: Kelsey Endres and Bradley Scarp.

Nelson, R. v. BNSF Ry. Co., Case No. C10-5328BHS, 2011 WL 1637926 (W.D. Wash., 2011) (the court granted summary judgment in favor of the railroad, holding that the statute of limitations barred plaintiff’s claim for alleged shoulder injury and cumulative trauma to his back). On the brief: Tom Montgomery and Kelsey Endres.

Ranney v. Burlington N. Santa Fe Ry. Co., Case No. 09-2-27203-4 SEA (King Co. Sup. Ct., 2010) (the court granted summary judgment in favor of the railroad; the statute of limitations barred plaintiff’s claim for alleged back injury). Oral argument: Kelsey Endres. On the brief: Tom Montgomery and Kelsey Endres.

Pac. Supreme Seafoods, LLC v. HQ Sustainable Mar. Mktg., Inc., Case No. 08-2-22692-1 SEA (King Co. Sup. Ct., 2009) (the court granted summary judgment for plaintiff clients in a breach of contract case, awarding a principal sum of $682,555 plus prejudgment interest and costs). Oral argument: Kelsey Endres; On the brief: Tom Montgomery and Kelsey Endres.

Nelson, H. v. BNSF Ry. Co., Case No. 06-2-10106-0 (Skagit Co. Sup. Ct., 2007) (the court granted summary judgment in favor of the railroad, finding there as no evidence that the train crew recklessly disregard the safety of trespasser struck by train at night or committed willful or wanton misconduct). Oral argument: Tom Montgomery. On the brief: Tom Montgomery, Bradley Scarp, and Kelsey Endres.