In addition to our work involving police misconduct, excessive force and abuse or neglect in prison or jail cases, Budge & Heipt also handles corporate negligence and medical malpractice cases that involve wrongful death or serious injury. We invite you to contact our office if you or your loved one has been the victim of the following types of violations.
Please take some time to read about our firm’s results, and review our blog to learn more about the types of cases we take and our views on civil rights violations, including wrongful death or catastrophic injury by police or in prison or jail.
Harinder “Paul” Bains, with his son, Ikjot Bains at left, is one of three Sikhs brothers who were awarded $5 million in damages in a suit against Arco for discrimination after their contract to haul gasoline was abruptly canceled.Harinder “Paul” Bains, with his son, Ikjot Bains at left, is one of three Sikhs brothers who […]
The King County Housing Authority has settled a lawsuit with six current and former employees who say they were demoted or forced from their jobs after they reported shady dealings within the agency to federal investigators. Representatives of the housing authority would not disclose terms of the settlement. Ed Budge, representing the whistle-blowers, described it […]
Seven current and former staffers are suing the King County Housing Authority, saying they were punished for blowing the whistle on agency officials for a wide range of abuses. Complaints by the employees led to a federal investigation last year. The investigation found that officials had misused staff and equipment for personal projects and had […]