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"Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War"
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

A recently filed lawsuit in Washington State provides some useful takeaways in the realm of brand protection for educational institutions. Gonzaga


‘Don’t Panic’: Members of the Public Have Opportunity to Address Seattle Hotel Worker Rules
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) has begun its rulemaking process for the Seattle Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative, also known


Washington State Sued over Termination of Salmon Farming Lease
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

As previously reported on this blog last month, Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the termination of Cooke Aquaculture


Petition for Certiorari filed to U.S. Supreme Court to decide the issue of whether Jones Act seamen may recover punitive damages on claims for vessel unseaworthiness, January 2018
  • HFW
  • USA
  • January 5 2018

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court's 1990 Miles v. Apex Marine Corp. decision, lower courts in the United States have considered various issues


Year in Review: Notable Insurance Coverage Developments of 2017!
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

In one of the most closely watched bad-faith cases of 2017, the Texas Supreme Court clarified substantial “confusion” among lower courts in Texas and


Ringing In The New Year For Many Washington Employees Will Include Guaranteed Minimum Wage Increases And Receiving Paid Sick Time
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

In November 2016, Washington voters approved Initiative 1433, codified as RCW 49.46 and WAC 296-128-600 through 760, which increased the state minimum


Superior Court of Washington Strikes Down New Income Tax on High Income Residents
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

The Superior Court of Washington for King County held that Seattle’s new income tax on “high income residents” violates a provision of Washington


Spokane Follows Seattle’s Lead, Passes “Ban-the-Box” Ordinance
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 29 2017

The City of Spokane, Washington, recently enacted Ordinance No. C-35564, making Spokane the second municipality (joining Seattle) in Washington state


Recent Amendments to Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Will Take Effect on January 1, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 26 2017

With Washington State’s paid sick leave law taking effect on January 1, 2018, Washington employers should be prepared to implement statewide policies


Washington Supreme Court Upholds Investigation Costs as a Remedial Action Under the Model Toxics Control Act But Restricts Recovery of Cleanup Costs
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The Washington Supreme Court has affirmed in a unanimous ruling that the costs to test soil for hazardous substances qualify as a “remedial action”