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Irvin Blacktongue completely ruptured his patellar tendon when he stepped off a King County METRO bus into a hole in the ground. Following his injury, Irvin was unable to stand or walk. Shortly after the incident his tendon was reattached in surgery at Harborview Medical Center.

Although Irvin was fearful about making a claim, we explained to him that the process was simple, and that we would do all of the work. All he had to do was go to his medical appointments and get better.

At the conclusion of the case we were able to negotiate a very good settlement with King County and Irvin has made a great recovery from his injury. Also, following the settlement Irvin’s grandchildren had a very nice Christmas.


How were you injured?

Irvin Blacktongue:  My first step was off the bus into that hole and that’s when my foot hit the bottom and then I fell over.  I didn’t know what was going on I didn’t know what it was, what happened, I was momentarily stunned.

How did the law offices of Matthew D. Dubin help with you with your personal injury claim?

Joleen Cochran: My dad didn’t have to do anything except for whether he had to go and actually show his injuries and tell what he had been thru, but other than that everything was handled by your office, Mr. Dubin’s office and we had no Hassle.

How would you describe your relationship with the law offices of Matthew D. Dubin?

Irvin Blacktongue: their good people, their caring people

Joleen Cocharan: I didn’t feel like it was about the money, you know I was more about just making sure that all of my dad’s needs were met. That all his concerns asked like any of the bills he might have had or just everything that possibly could be a concern it seemed like they actually cared, and they took the time to explain things to my dad