SEATTLE (AP) — Two more lawsuits have been filed against a Seattle tour company involved in a deadly crash in September. Yuta Masumoto and Mazda Hutapea filed lawsuits this week against Ride the Ducks in King County Superior Court. A crash Sept. 24 killed five international college students when a re-purposed military “duck boat” swerved […]
By Gene Johnson Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state sued one of the world’s largest independent tech support companies Wednesday, saying it routinely scams customers into buying software and services they don’t need. Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit against the U.S. operations of iYogi, an India-based company which boasts of 3 million […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Unpaid vendors, unpaid charities, and unanswered questions. CityGuru founder Drew Morrison is a sought after man but not in a good way after his upscale, socialite party business failed to deliver on its promises. Morrison’s company offered subscriptions granting people access to special events, restaurants, and more. The company […]
Seattle attorney Charles Herrmann of the Herrmann Scholbe law firm filed the first lawsuit arising out of the Duck Boat crash on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle Sept. 24. The plaintiff victim Na Ra Yoon is a 21-year old Korean student who had just arrived in the USA to attend North Seattle College. She was […]
By Assunta Ng A parade of “who’s who,”— including a governor, mayor, and 19 judges from both Supreme Court to Municipal Court—gathered at South Seattle College to pay their last respects to Judge Warren Chan July 3. Chan died on June 15 at the age of 92. “A man of ‘firsts,’” said Hon. Gary Locke. […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly About 150 people gathered at the University of Washington’s Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center for the 2nd Annual Asians Collaborating Together Conference last Saturday, April 4th. The purpose of the ACT Conference was to provide attendees the opportunity and space to learn, reflect, and act upon Asian and […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant.
By Assunta Ng Earlier this year, Sam Chung received bad news that he didn’t get Gov. Jay Inslee’s appointment for King County Superior Judge. But his friend John Chun did. He then assumed he would have to wait for his next opportunity.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Sam Chung to King County Superior Court. Chung is filling the seat of Judge Mary Yu who Inslee recently appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court.
In December, Gov. Jay Inslee appointed John Chun to the King County Superior Court bench. Prior to his appointment, Chun was a member of the Summit Law Group, where he focused on employment, commercial, and international cases.