Larson v. WA State Department of Corrections (DOC) – $4.25M Settlement
About the case
Darrell L. Cochran and his client, Kathie Lee Larson settled their case with the Washington State DOC for $4,250,000. Kathie was run down by a mentally-ill DOC parolee in a stolen car, causing life-altering brain injuries.
Kathie Larson suffered a number of traumatic injuries, including brain damage, when Aiyisha Gillespie allegedly ran her down with a stolen car in June 2008. Larson was crossing a street in downtown Tacoma at the time. She was comatose for three weeks and hospitalized for six months.
- Settlement: $4,250,000
- Pierce County, No. 09-2-13355-2
- State of Washington Department of Corrections (DOC)