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While slip-and-fall cases are not as common as, for example, motor vehicle accidents, numerous slip and fall cases are filed in Washington courts every year.
On August 23, 2019 four bankruptcy bills were signed into law, with three of the four being effective immediately. The Family Farm Relief Act of
In Floeting v. Group Health Cooperative, 434 P.3d 39 (2019), Floeting, a patient of Group Health Cooperative, sued Group Health after Floeting was sexually harassed
In early 2019, Washington Court of Appeals (Division I) heard arguments from two neighbors, one claiming the other’s tree was a nuisance. The court’s published
“Preponderance of the Evidence” Threshold on Motions for Disbursement of Surplus Funds Where There is a Question of Lien Priority
When a mortgage is foreclosed, the proceeds of the sale go to satisfy the debt on the first position lien. If there are excess funds
Paine Hamblen welcomes the addition of Daniel B. DeRuyter and Erik A. Kukuk to its Spokane office. For 35 years Dan has practiced business and
Recently, in In re De Jesus Gomez, 592 B.R. 698 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 2018), the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel clarified how 11 U.S.C. §
Past Criminal Convictions: Permanent Disqualification To Work In Child Care Facility? Washington Supreme Court Says, Maybe Not.
The Department of Early Learning (DEL), now included with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), is the agency responsible for determining which applicants
The Washington Department of Revenue has informally stated it does not intend to raise the Washington estate tax exemption for 2019. The exemption was indexed