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McBride v. VF Outdoor, LLC

United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle

June 8, 2017

MICHAEL MCBRIDE, as parent and guardian of L.M., a minor child Plaintiff,
v.
VF OUTDOOR, LLC, a foreign corporation, dba LUCY, JOHN DOE, and JOHN DOE COMPANY, Defendants.

          Scott A. McDonald, WSBA #14449 Attorney for Plaintiff.

          Farron Curry WSBA #40559 Attorney for Defendant.

          ORDER APPOINTING SETTLEMENT GUARDIAN AD LITEM

          Robert Lasnik United States District Judge.

         The Petition for Appointment of Settlement Guardian ad Litem on behalf of the above-named minor having been filed, the court findings that the facts set forth give the court jurisdiction over this matter and that with guidance of State of Washington Superior Court Rule SPR 98.16W, a Settlement Guardian as Litem or independent attorney is required to investigate and evaluate the proposed settlement; now, therefore, THE COURT ORDERS:

         A. Settlement. Guardian ad Litem Patrick Trudell, Attorney-at-Law, is a person found or know by the court to be a suitable, disinterested person having the requisite knowledge, training and expertise to perform the duties required by SPR 98.16W, and is hereby appointed to represent the interests of the named minor, IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR SETTLEMENT GUARDIAN AD LITEM:

         B. Duties. The Settlement Guardian ad Litem shall have the following duties:

         1. To investigate and evaluate the adequacy of the offered settlement in light of the needs and best interests of the minor.

         2. To review written or oral reports from the attorneys, guardians, medical providers, or others necessary to permit a complete report as required in SPR 98.16W.

         3. To provide the court with a written report which shall include a description, in depth appropriate to the magnitude of injures and the amount offered, of the following information as a minimum:

         a. Settlement Guardian ad Litem: State your name, date of appointment, and the date that you started working on this matter. Give a brief statement of your experience and qualification as pertain to serving as Settlement Guardian ad Litem, or attach a C.V. with this information. Describe your relationship, if any, with involved parents, guardians, insurers, or attorneys.

         b. Investigation: Describe the investigation you conducted, the persons interviewed, and the documents you reviewed.

         c. Description of Incident and cause of Action: Describe the incident and the affected person's legal claims.

         d. Injuries: Describe the injuries, diagnosis, course of treatment, and prognosis, attaching a recent supporting medical report or office record.

         e. Damages: Describe the special and general damages that ...


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