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$15,000 Settlement in Washington Auto Accident Claim

A $15,000 settlement was reached in an auto accident that included a Washington State vehicle.

Richard G. Thietje was traveling south on Capitol Way in Olympia, Washington when James Perez, who was driving a state vehicle, took an illegal left-hand turn and struck Thietje’s car on the left front fender. The collision injured Thietje and damaged his car.

Thietje filed suit on November 21, 2002, claiming property damage and personal injury. Settlement was reached on August 2, 2004, with Thietje receiving $15,000 in damages. See: In re Thietje, State of Washington, Division of Risk Management, Claim #31054809.

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