Breneman Grube Orehoski PLLC.
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Areas of Practice


PERSONAL INJURY

A major part of our practice includes personal injury work on behalf of injured people and their survivors. As trial attorneys, we attempt to efficiently move our clients' cases toward jury trial or settlement within as short a time as possible. We place a high priority on complete, careful, factual, and expert evaluation of our clients' claims.

Accidents & Personal Injury

  • Construction Site Injuries
  • Dog Bites & Animal Attacks
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Fall
  • Sports Injuries

Auto Accidents

  • Drunk Drivers
  • Felony Auto Accidents
  • Neck & Back Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Uninsured Motorist Insurance

Bicycle Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Truck Accidents

Intentional Injuries

  • Assault & Battery
  • Police Misconduct
  • Sexual Assault
  • Vehicular Assault

Medical Malpractice

  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Elder & Nursing Home Abuse
  • Emergency Room Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Medication Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Surgical Errors

Serious/Catastrophic Injuries

  • Amputation
  • Burn Injury
  • Head/Brain Injury
  • Paralysis

Wrongful Death

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation

Real Estate LITIGATION

We have successfully represented a variety of clients in a broad range of matters related to real estate, including title disputes, real estate transactions, boundary line disputes, construction issues, and related litigation.

  • Adverse Possession
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Broker & Transaction Litigation
  • Building Codes
  • Buying & Selling
  • Condemnation
  • Condominiums
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Financing
  • Deeds of Trust
  • Easements
  • Eminent Domain
  • Encroachment
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Escrow
  • Foreclosures
  • Growth Management Act
  • Homeowners' Associations
  • Insurance
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlords
  • Liens
  • Materialmens' Liens
  • Mold Claims
  • Mortgages
  • Purchase & Sale Agreements
  • Real Estate Loans
  • Renting & Leasing
  • Tenants
  • Title Insurance
  • Title Litigation
  • Utilities

Business & Commercial Law

We represent a number of small and medium-sized businesses and their owners, as well as several nonprofit corporations. We assist these clients in their business formation and governance, as well as providing legal advice as to their transactions, contracts, employment law issues, leases, collection of delinquent accounts, and any related litigation.

Business Formation & Dissolution

  • Business Successions
  • Buying & Selling
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Corporations
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Partnerships
  • Professional Corporations & LLCs

Construction

  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Disputes
  • Materialmen's Liens

Collections

  • Creditors' Rights
  • Debt Collection/Relief/Harassment
  • Debtor Examinations
  • Foreclosures
  • Garnishments
  • Judgments
  • Locating Funds
  • Personal Property Executions
  • Real Property Executions
  • Supplemental Proceedings

Commercial Law

  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Disputes
  • Contract Drafting & Review
  • Employment Contracts
  • Franchises
  • Leases
  • Loans & Lending
  • Non-Compete Contracts
  • Sale of Goods
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code

 

    Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

    • Arbitration
    • Mediation
    • Negotiation

    APPEALS

    Our law firm has extensive experience before the appellate courts of the Pacific Northwest, including the Ninth Circuit federal Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Washington, and the Washington Court of Appeals. Our appellate lawyers work on appeals in most areas of civil disputes, including real property, construction, contract, worker’s compensation, and tort law.

    Our law firm has extensive experience before the appellate courts of the Pacific Northwest, including the Ninth Circuit federal Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Washington, and the Washington Court of Appeals. Our appellate lawyers work on appeals in most areas of civil disputes, including real property, construction, contract, worker’s compensation, and tort law. Some representative appellate cases that BGO lawyers have handled are listed below:

    • Westlake View Condominium Ass’n v. Sixth Avenue View Partners, LLC, _____ Wn. App. _____ (2008-WA-1009.355) (Div. 1 2008) 
      Result: Establishing and clarifying a homeowner’s right to assert a breach of the warranty of habitability
    • Ball-Foster Glass Container Co. v. Giovanelli, 163 Wn.2d 133, 177 P.3d 692 (2008) 
      Result: Establishing the traveling employee doctrine in Washington
    • HCM Partnership v. Johnson, 130 Wn. App. 1050 (Div. 1 2005) 
      Result: Reversing the trial court decision
    • Gorfkle v. Hartmann, 127 Wn. App. 1048 (Div. 1 2005) 
      Result: Affirming the trial court decision and jury verdict we obtained on behalf of our injured client
    • Hirata v. Evergreen State Limited Partnership No. 5, et al., 124 Wn. App. 631, 103 P.3d 812 (Div. 1 2004) 
      Result: Affirming the trial court decision in a jury case we won on behalf of two women who had been sexually harassed by their employer
    • Shahin v. Rouse Co. of WA, 111 Wn. App. 1031 (Div. 1 2002) 
      Result: Reversing the trial court decision

    Case Results