CIVIL TRIAL DATE SET: Drunk Vigor Marine Employee Causes Fatal Crash

Posted on Dec 06, 2018
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Case Title: Estate of Andrew Clark Courney v. Vigor Marine, LLC, et al.
Docket: 18 2 15164 3 SEA
Court: Superior Court of King County for Washington
Judge: Bradshaw, Honorable Timothy A.
Lawsuit Filed: 6/18/2018
Trial Date: 06/17/2019
Defendants: VIGOR MARINE, LLC, a foreign limited liability company; VIGOR INDUSTRIAL, LLC, a foreign limited liability company; VIGOR ALASKA, LLC, a foreign limited liability company; WASHINGTON MARINE REPAIR, LLC, a foreign limited liability company; and VANCE MATTIX. 

Attorney Chris Davis of Davis Law Group, P.S. is preparing for the civil trial against Vigor Marine, LLC in the death of Andrew C. Courney due to a drunk driving crash that took place in October 2017 near Sequim in WA.  

The drunk driving crash took place on Kitchen Dick Road near Sequim.  According to court documents, Vigor Marine employee Vance Mattix was intoxicated and driving a Vigor vehicle when he caused collision that took the life of Mr. Courney.

Witnesses state that the Vigor truck was tailgating other vehicles and weaving in and out of his lane just prior to the collision.  

Law enforcement officials determined that Mattix had a alcohol level of 0.27 percent at the time of the accident.

In January 2018 Mattix plead guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol.  He was later sentenced to 8½ years in prison for vehicular homicide.  Mattix’s prison term will be followed by 18 months of community custody and chemical dependency treatment.

Photo Credits: Calallam County Sheriff's Office

For Detailed Description Of The Case Visit: LAWSUIT: Against Vigor In Drunk Driving Wrongful Death Claim

Mischelle Davis
Davis Law Group's Director, Operations & Communication