The road to justice is hard. We'll help you get there.
 
 

Our CLIENTS:

Real people.

We bring lawsuits on behalf of individuals and families. Our cases pit us against governmental entities, employers, and large insurance companies—all of whom have well-funded litigation teams. We want you to consider us the in-house litigation department for real people.

Call (206) 203-9100.

 
 
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Our Mission

The road to justice is hard. We help real people get there.

We have designed PLG to identify strong cases and then fight them fiercely to achieve great results for our clients.

Read about our core values and leadership principles.

 

Insurance Bad Faith

We represent policyholders whose insurers failed to live up to their obligations.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA)

We represent employees who have been denied employment benefit—including disability benefits.

Personal Injury

We represent people who have been injured because of the negligence of others.

Motions & Appeals

We work with our peers in the legal community in bringing important issues before trial and appellate courts.

Employment

We represent people when their employers violate laws protecting workers.

CIvil RIghts, Community Work

Our lawyers give hundreds of hours in service to the community—including pro bono work and board service.

 
 

Our Impact

The team members have worked on countless litigation cases on behalf of insurance policyholders and obtained millions of dollars in recoveries for our clients.

 

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Million Dollars RECOVERED

Our attorneys have been a part of the teams that have recovered millions of dollars for claimants. Clients have obtained life-changing medical treatments and have been able to return to their homes.

 

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COPIES OF IFCA BOOK

Managing Attorney Isaac Ruiz wrote the definitive legal guide on Washington’s groundbreaking Insurance Fair Conduct Act. The current version is The IFCA Book 2019. Plaintiff attorneys across the state utilize this book to serve their clients.

 
 

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SUPER LAWYERS / RISING STARS

Every one of the attorneys employed by Plaintiff Litigation Group has been awarded either the “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” designation by Thomson Reuters. This places our team among the most respected in Washington.

 
 

American Family Insurance, Fire Loss Claim in Enumclaw, WA

We went toe-to-toe against American Family, obtained three summary-judgment rulings, and obtained a favorable settlement for a family—who were able to move back into their home.

Health Care AuthorityClaim for Spinal Cord Stimulation

We obtained a ruling from the Superior Court holding that the law establishing the Health Technology Clinical Committee (HTCC) was unconstitutional and obtained life-critical medical treatment.

State Farm Insurance, Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Claim in Eastern Washington

We partnered with co-counsel from Eastern Washington and obtained an excellent result after State Farm tried to underpay a UIM claim. Our client was hurt in a major rear-end crash.

Bartell Drugs, Injury Caused by Security Guard

We obtained a favorable settlement for an elder who was knocked over by a security guard. Our client was an innocent bystander when an alleged shoplifter was attempting to flee.

Farmers Insurance, Covenant Judgment Case affirmed by Supreme Court

We were among the team representing the plaintiff in Bird v. Best Plumbing, which culminated in a supreme court victory for insurance policyholders and a favorable settlement. The case had its origins in a claim involving a release of contaminated water.

WAFLA, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation against WAFLA (WASH. FARM LABOR ASSOCIATION)

We sued an agricultural human-resources provider and obtained a favorable settlement for our client. The case involved allegations against the employer’s chief executive officer (CEO). The case ended with a settlement.

Medical Malpractice, Wrong-Side Surgery

We obtained an excellent result for a kidney cancer patient whose surgeon removed the wrong side ureter.

Police Accountability Reform

Attorney Isaac Ruiz served as co-chair of the Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC) and played a role in the adoption of landmark police accountability reform.

 
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