Thomas v. Puyallup School District: Racial discrimination case on behalf of 36 African American students: Recovery of $7.5 million.
Grissett v. King County: Wrongful death of Mother by negligent supervised misdemeanant offender; Recovery of $2.25 million.
Joyner v. Puget Sound Hospital: Wrongful death of bipolar adult, negligent nursing care; Recovery of $1 million.
Gilmore/McGahee v. DOC: Wrongful death of two teenagers by negligently supervised offender; Recovery of $2.25 million.
Powell v. Oakridge Group Home: Wrongful death of teenage mother by juvenile escapee; Recovery of $1.5 million.
Schwartz v. Olympic EBM: Wrongful death of teenage worker who fell from roof overcame Birklid standard; Recovery of $1,000,000.
Mr. Martin has also successfully handled a number of racial profiling cases against major retail stores on behalf of minority patrons wrongfully arrested. Mr. Martin has obtained over $500,000 in settlements from several department stores on behalf of African-Americans who were falsely arrested and accused of shoplifting.
Mr. Martin obtained the largest slip and fall verdicts in Washington State in the case of Dunnell v. DSHS. With only $5,000 in medical bills, jury awarded $300,000; Defense appealed and case was retried in January 2005 to a verdict of $185,000, still with only $5,000 in medical bills.