1126 Highland Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337
Rick built his reputation representing people and small businesses injured by large corporations and government agencies. His cases include those involving catastrophic injury, defamation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and business torts.
Among Rick's landmark cases are Myrick v. Mastagni, believed to be the first case in California holding a building owner liable for injuries sustained in an earthquake, and Robinson v. State Farm, which exposed State Farm using phony doctor's reports to deny claims. He has obtained four verdicts in the past ten years which LawyersUSA ranked in the top ten verdicts of the year. He is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
A former president of the Inner Circle, and a member of the Board, Rick is the author of four books on trial advocacy published by Trial Guides: Rules of the Road: A Plaintiff Lawyer's Guide to Proving Liability
; Polarizing the Case: Exposing and Defeating the Malingering Myth, Becoming a Trial Lawyer
, and The Elements of Trial
. He is admitted to practice in Alaska, Washington, California, Kentucky and Nevada, and also appears pro hac vice in state and federal courts around the country.