An expert who once helped tobacco companies push back on indoor smoking bans and helped insurers deny reimbursement to car-crash victims has a new mission: testifying that mold at Church Street South didn’t cause widespread health problems.
by Thomas Breen and Paul Bass | Aug 2, 2018 2:22 pm | Comments (5)
Tramaine Marquese Poole went out in a blaze of bullets when the law finally caught up with him.
City police officials and the family members of a 28-year-old woman Poole allegedly murdered breathed a collective and heartbroken sigh of relief on Thursday, but said that a years-long healing process has only now begun.
If Church Street South was such a mess, why didn’t the tenants tell the landlord? Or government inspectors?
Lawyers for Northland Investment Corporation, the Massachusetts-based owner of the former 301-unit federally subsidized housing complex across from Union Station, raise that argument in a new 700-page brief, as they try to dissuade a judge from grouping former tenants together to press their case that the company is responsible for endangering their health and their lives.
Seattle Police Officer Kim Bogucki often asks herself if there was something she could change that would alter the direction of her life would she change it. And she thinks its a question that every person should continuously ask of themselves.
After reading a news article she found “hugely problematic,” a lawyer asked a judge to stop the city from releasing a range of public records about police officers to the press until her case is decided.