John Allison is an attorney who knows Spokane, eastern Washington, and north Idaho both inside and outside the civil justice system.
Before his "second life" as an attorney, John was a television news reporter at KXLY-TV in Spokane, covering many of the major local news stories of the past two decades, including the standoff at Ruby Ridge, both "Firestorm" and "Icestorm," and the mass shootings at Fairchild Air Force Base. As an attorney and co-founder of Eymann Allison Hunter Jones P.S., John has successfully fought for and achieved justice for many clients harmed by the actions of others.
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Survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation
John was part of a team of attorneys that recovered $166 million for survivors of child sexual abuse by Jesuit priests in Spokane and the inland Northwest. It is the largest clergy abuse bankruptcy settlement in history. "Children must be protected from this most vicious harm, and those who suffered need to see their perpetrators held accountable for the harm, to begin and aid their healing," he says.
John also represented survivors of child sexual abuse in the Spokane Diocese case, again involving priests and religious figures committing abuses against vulnerable children. John was also co-counsel with his partner Richard Eymann in a $5 million dollar verdict and settlement against a local school district for the sexual abuse and exploitation of students by a school counselor. John Allison has also represented survivors of sexual abuse by a Boy Scout leader and law enforcement officer. "We place tremendous trust in all of these institutions, and justice demands action when that sacred trust is violated."
Those killed or seriously harmed in auto, truck, school bus, or airplane accidents
John Allison has successfully helped many severely injured clients attain fair and significant compensation for the harm they’ve endured. He has particular experience in serious trucking accidents, car accidents, bus accidents, airplane crashes, and helicopter accidents. "When a loved one is seriously injured, the impact is far wider than outsiders will ever know. The whole family is deeply effected, and everyone’s loss needs to be recognized by the justice system."
Neglect and Abuse of the elderly and vulnerable adults in nursing homes
John has represented numerous families with an elderly or vulnerable loved one seriously harmed by neglect or abuse in nursing homes and other adult care facilities. "Our families trust these facilities with their parents and grandparents. They must uphold a very high standard of care, and held to account when they fail."
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