John Kapuza

John Kapuza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Yakima, WA

Kapuza Lighty PLLC - Yakima Accident Injury Lawyers
 | 3806 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: 509-866-4166
Fax: 509-866-4256
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

John Kapuza is a lawyer and co-founder of Kapuza Lighty, PLLC – Accident Injury Lawyers in Yakima, Washington. He has been practicing personal injury law in Yakima for over two decades and has represented injured persons across the state of Washington. He is a listed member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and recognized nationally by Martindale-Hubbell with its top mark “AV Preeminent” for outstanding legal ability.

Some of Mr. Kapuza's recent results include: $2.5 million for man suffering orthopedic injuries in a car accident; $2 million for a man suffering a head injury in a forklift accident; $1.2 million for a man who was seriously injured in an industrial explosion; $1 million for a man who suffered a back injury in a car accident; $865,000 policy limits settlement for a family injured in a car accident.   

About John Kapuza

Admitted: 1996, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://yakimaaccidentinjurylawyers.com/our-firm/john-kapuza...

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale Hubble.  , 2021
  • Superb 10.0 Rating - AVVO, 2020, 2021
  • Million Dollar Advocate - Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2021, 2021
  • Superb 10.0 Rating - AVVO, 2020, 2020
  • Million Dollar Advocate - Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2020, 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale Hubble.  , 2020
  • Washington State Super Lawyer, 2020
  • Washington State Super Lawyer, 2019
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale Hubbell, 2019
  • Superb 10.0 Rating - AVVO, 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocate - Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocate - Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2018
  • Superb 10.0 Rating - AVVO, 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale Hubbell, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors - Washington State Trial Lawyers Associan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Co-Chair Unitied Way Pillars fundraising drive., 2015
  • Board of Directors - American Red Cross Yakima, 2011
  • Board of Directors - Yakima Capitol Theatre, 2020

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mr. Kapuza spoke at a WSAJ CLE seminar in Seattle, WA on February 25, 2009 on the topic of Subrogation and Liens. , Speaker, SUBROGATION & LIENS - A BASIC OVERVIEW, Washington State Association For Justice, 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $865,000 for family injured in a head on collision. , 2019
  • $515,000 settlement for a man who injured his neck in a truck accident., 2020
  • $600,000 settlement for woman who injured her neck in a car accident. , 2019
  • $500,000 settlement for woman who injured her hand in a trip and fall accident., 2019
  • $300,000 settlement for nursing home death., 2016
  • $1.2 million dollar settlement for a Yakima, WA man who suffered multiple injuries in an industrial explosion., 2015
  • $350,000 award for dog bite victim., 2015
  • $300,000 settlement for dog bite victim, 2018
  • $2M settlement for Yakima, WA man who sufferred a brain injury in a forklift accident, 2018
  • $2.5 million dollar settlement for a Sunnyside, WA man who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries in an automobile collsion., 2017
  • $1 million dollar settlement for a Sunnyside, WA man who injured his back in an automoblie accident., 2018

Educational Background:

  • Cum Laude graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School., 1995

Industry Groups

  • None
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Office Location for John Kapuza

3806 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA 98902

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Last Updated: 8/17/2020

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