Washington Injurious Falsehood Law
Kitsap County v. Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club

The Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club appeals from the trial court' s decision
following a bench trial that the Club engaged in unlawful uses of its shooting range property.
Specifically, the Club challenges the trial court' s determinations that the Club had engaged in an
impermissible expansion of its nonconforming use; that the Club' s site development activities
violated land use ... More...
   $0 (02-10-2015 - WA)

Todd M. Chism v. Washington State

This civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 arises from an internet child pornography investigation by Washington State Police (WSP) Officers Rachel Gardner and John Sager (“the officers”). As a result of information the officers acquired, Todd Chism became the focus of their investigation.

Gardner prepared an affidavit in support of a search warrant application, which Sager review... More...
   $0 (08-25-2011 - WA)

Malaika Brooks v. City of Seattle, et al.

Sergeant Steven Daman, Officer Juan Ornelas, and Officer Donald Jones (collectively “the Officers”) appeal the district court’s denial of the Officers’ motion for summary judgment on Malaika Brooks’s § 1983 and state law claims. Brooks had sued the City of Seattle, the Seattle Police Department (“SPD”) and its chief, as well as the Officers, based on the Officers’ alleged excessiv... More...   $0 (03-27-2010 - WA)

Martin Schnall v. AT&T Wireless Services, Inc.

This case asks our court to decide whether Washington will

become a locus of nationwide class action litigation. In the context of this case, we

believe the trial court did not abuse its discretion by declining to certify such a class. To

the extent a class action is feasible here, the only appropriately certified class for

plaintiffs' contract claims is ... More...
   $0 (01-21-2010 - WA)

Stormans, Inc. v. Mary Selecky, Secretary of the Washington State Department of Health, et al.

We must decide whether the district court abused its discretion by preliminarily enjoining the enforcement of new rules promulgated by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy (“Board”) that require pharmacies to deliver lawfully prescribed Federal Drug Administration (“FDA”)–approved medications and prohibit discrimination against patients, on the ground that the rules violate pharmacies... More...   $0 (10-30-2009 - WA)

Teresa Ambach v. H. Graeme French, M.D., et al.

In this case we are asked to decide whether the increased cost a

consumer pays for surgery instead of alternative medical treatment constitutes an injury to "business or property" as it is used in Washington's Consumer Protection Act (CPA),

chapter 19.86 RCW. Where the increased costs are incurred as a result of a personal

injury, we hold that the monetary injury ca... More...
   $0 (09-24-2009 - WA)

Joanne Faye Torgerson v. One Lincoln Tower, LLC

We are asked to determine whether a real estate contract can limit

buyers' remedies for breach to the return of their deposits and certain money spent on

improving the property. Petitioners are licensed real estate agents for a condominium

development who also bought residential units there. As condominium buyers, the

agents want the court to strike down a contr... More...
   $0 (06-25-2009 - WA)

The Boeing Company v. Carl Heidy and the Dept of Labor & Industries

In June 1995, Carl Heidy (Heidy) filed a claim for benefits with the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) alleging he suffered from occupational noise-related hearing loss (NRHL). The Department ordered Heidy's former self-insured employer (SIE), The Boeing Company (Boeing), to pay Heidy a permanent partial disability (PPD) award of 31.56 percent for his hearing loss based on... More...   $0 (08-08-2002 - WA)

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