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Douglas T. Weinmaster, Attorney

Doug Weinmaster

Attorney Douglas Weinmaster has represented the best interests of personal injury victims in the state of Washington since 1998. After earning his J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law, Mr. Weinmaster went to work for a major insurance company, getting a firsthand look at how the insurance process intersects with personal injury claims in the court system. After just three years, he joined a prestigious Seattle-based law firm where he defended accident victims against the individuals and entities (including insurance companies) responsible for their injuries. In 2015, after establishing himself as a prominent injury attorney with extensive experience assisting victims of medical malpractice, Attorney Weinmaster brought his legal prowess to Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S.

A Rising Star, and Now a Super Lawyer

Thanks to his tenacity and innate understanding of how an individual has forever been affected by a medical malpractice or other personal injury matter, Mr. Weinmaster has successfully represented hundreds of accident victims over his career, amassing an impressive success rate resulting in millions of dollars obtained on behalf of his clients. As a result, Mr. Weinmaster has been recognized by his peers as a "Super Lawyer" in the state of Washington. First recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2006 (and holding that title for three years), Mr. Weinmaster was then awarded the distinction of "Super Lawyer" in the state of Washington in 2013, and has proudly held the honor ever since.

Lawyer, Author, Member of the Board

In addition to protecting the rights of personal injury victims inside the courtroom, Mr. Weinmaster also offers his legal insight to fellow attorneys outside of the courtroom. He has authored numerous articles for the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, presented in front of both the National Business Institute and the Washington State Bar Association, and served as Chairman for the Seattle Lawyers Roundtable group within the WSTLA (currently the Washington State Association for Justice). Since 1999, Attorney Weinmaster has been an active part of the Washington legal community, and is regarded as one of the state's leading authorities on all matters pertaining to medical malpractice and victim's rights.

Named One of the "Best Lawyers in America" in 2012

Widely respected by his peers in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice law, Attorney Weinmaster was featured in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most revered peer review guides in the legal community. After being nominated by his peers for the distinction, their feedback was carefully scrutinized and Mr. Weinmaster's legal standing was thoroughly examined to determine eligibility. Only lawyers in good standing with their state bar associations may be awarded the title of "Best Lawyer" by the publication, and Attorney Weinmaster's standing certainly fit the bill.

Most importantly, at the heart of the "Best Lawyers" process is one primary question: If you were unable to take a case yourself, how likely would you be to refer it to this nominee? In the legal world, a referral is one of the most sincere forms of flattery, and is testament to not only Mr. Weinmaster's ability to effectively represent his clients, but to also be successful in doing so.

Education

  • Graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Received law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1998

Memberships

  • Member of the Washington State Bar Association
  • Member of the Washington State Association for Justice (formerly the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Member of the King County Bar Association

Awards

  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" in 2012
  • Named "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2006-2008
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2013-present
  • Currently carries a "Superb" Rating from attorney consumer rating site Avvo.com

Our Case Results

Degloving Injury$2,400,000
Degloving Injury
from defective power winch.
Wrongful Death$1,925,000
Wrongful Death
from head-on van accident.
Rollover Accident$1,925,000
Rollover Accident
resulting in wrongful death.
Wrongful Death$1,625,000
Wrongful Death
from highway design defect.
Car Accident$595,000
Car Accident
injuries to 47-year-old woman.
Wrongful Death$460,695
Wrongful Death
oncoming traffic accident.
Rear-End Collision$450,000
Rear-End Collision
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$390,000
Car Accident
resulting in fractured leg.
Car Sideswipe$390,000
Car Sideswipe
resulting in injured back.
Head-On Collision$372,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in fractured pelvis.
Car Accident$360,000
Car Accident
resulting in lower back injury.
Car Accident$275,000
Car Accident
resulting in jaw fracture.
Overturned Truck$230,000
Overturned Truck
resulting in broken ribs.
Head-On Collision$230,000
Head-On Collision
resulting in shoulder injury.
Motorcycle Accident$225,000
Motorcycle Accident
resulting in leg fracture.

Written by Joseph Pendergast, this book is designed to help people who have suffered a personal injury understand their rights and the steps to take to be sure they get the compensation they deserve.

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