Yakima Personal Injury Lawyer


Kapuza Lighty are trial lawyers with more than 50 years of combined experience fighting for the rights of clients who have been injured due to others’ negligence. We serve anyone in need of a personal injury attorney in Yakima and Yakima County.

We provide exceptional service tailored to each individual client. Our ultimate goal is to help people who have suffered injuries. We believe that your rights come first, and you deserve the best representation to fight for you. We represent individuals, and always strive to return the best settlement for you.

Our attorneys bring a track record of high-level courtroom experience to your case. Although the majority of personal injury cases never go to trial, we believe in preparing each case as if it will. Our unmatched level of preparedness allows us to recover higher settlements for our clients.

If you’ve been hurt in an accident, we’re here to help. We know that the pain you’re dealing with, from the physical and mental stress of the initial accident to the financial and logistical issues that follow, is a lot to bear. We’re in your corner to make things as easy as possible from here on out.

Let us fight on your behalf to bring you the peace of mind you deserve.

Call the attorneys at Kapuza Lighty today at 509-866-4166 for a free, no-obligation consultation regarding your accident.

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Kapuza Lighty is a premier Washington law firm that serves the needs of Yakima County. The firm’s partners have a wealth of experience in personal injury cases, returning large settlements for their clients and serving the community with integrity.

John Kapuza is a lawyer and co-founder of Kapuza Lighty, PLLC – Accident Injury Lawyers in Yakima, Washington. John has been practicing personal injury law in Yakima and across Washington State for over two decades. He has been recognized by Washington Law & Politics magazine numerous times as a “Rising Star” and most recently, a “Super Lawyer”. John is a listed member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. He has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s top-rating of “AV Preeminent” and AVVO’s top rating of “10 – Superb” for outstanding legal ability.

A native of Yakima, WA, Greg Lighty graduated from the University of Washington in 1988 with a degree in Mathematics. He is a 1991 graduate of the University of Washington School of Law. He has practiced law in Yakima since 1991. Greg was named a Rising Star by Washington Law Politics in 2006.In 2012, Greg earned “AV Rated” by Martindale-Hubbell. Greg is a member of the Washington State Association for Justice, Washington State Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. Greg is admitted in all Washington courts: Eastern District of Washington, Western District of Washington, 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and Yakama Nation Tribal Court.

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If you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, you should contact an experienced injury lawyer right away. If you delay, evidence can be lost and your case may be harmed as a result.


Yakima Personal Injury Blog

If you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, you should contact an experienced injury lawyer right away. If you delay, evidence can be lost and your case may be harmed as a result.


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