Eric Johnson has practiced law throughout Washington, California and Minnesota for twenty-six years specializing in civil trial work. He has tried over fifty cases to jury verdict(s) in civil and criminal cases and is a top rated litigation attorney by peer review and by leading legal service directories. We defend or prosecute civil actions in the following areas of practice: Personal Injury/Wrongful Death: Claims concerning personal injury or death caused by alleged negligence; cases involving issues of product defect(s) (e.g., in motor vehicles, industrial tools, food, drugs); premises liability (e.g., claims alleging dangerous conditions of residential, commercial, or government property); alleged civil rights violations (e.g., claims of police excessive force); construction site accidents; and claims arising in the context of sport, recreational activities and related equipment. Construction: Construction defect claims involving custom homes, multi-family housing and commercial structures; claims concerning work of developers, general contractors and/or subcontractors/specialty trades; construction contract and insurance issues. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in construction damages caused by expansive soils, earthquake, landslide, soil subsidence and water intrusion. Professional Liability: Claims alleging malpractice by attorneys, architects and engineers, accountants, medical doctors or other licensed professionals. Employment Law: Claims alleging age and/or disability discrimination. Commercial Litigation. Subrogation: Insurance subrogation actions arising from damages caused by fire, explosion, or other catastrophic events.