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D.C. Latest To Sue Online Travel Companies Over Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Attorneys for the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday against online travel companies including Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline, alleging the companies owe the city millions of dollars per year in sales tax that they aren't paying. The lawsuit i n Superior...

Agency Sues California Contractor, Farms In Thai Workers Case

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what was called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits...

Washington Court: Workers Can Be Fired Over Medical Marijuana

OLYMPIA, Wash. - (AP) Medical marijuana patients can be fired from their jobs in Washington state even if they only use the drug outside the workplace, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justices said in their 8-1 decision that state law does not provide any employment protections for medical...

16 AGs Weight In On NLRB's Lawsuit Against Boeing

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (AP) Attorneys general in 16 states weighed in Thursday on a federal lawsuit filed by the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that its complaint against Boeing Co. for building a South Carolina assembly plant hurts states' abilities to keep manufacturing jobs. The 16 attorneys...

Appeals Court Dismisses Nuclear Waste Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration won a legal battle Friday in the long-standing fight over where to bury the nation's nuclear waste, but it's not likely to be the last. The federal appeals court in Washington ruled against South Carolina, Washington state and others that want...

LexisNexis Head's Up For Washington State For Feb. 16, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012 To view the full text of these opinions, please visit: http://email.lexisnexismail.com/cgi-bin8/DM/t/hovA0FbARc0FuK0gwC0EU or Lexis subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on Lexis.com The Supreme...

LexisNexis Heads Up For Washington State - Court Opinions For May 7, 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012 To view the full text of these opinions, please visit: http://email.lexisnexismail.com/cgi-bin8/DM/t/hpA10Ggrcd0FuK0keF0EO or Lexis subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on Lexis.com ...

Keller & Heckman LLP: Washington Issues Green Chemistry Alternatives Assessment Guidance

The August, 2012 deadline for the largest companies to report on the presence of listed chemicals in children's products under Washington State's "Green Chemistry" initiative is edging closer. In the meantime, the state is leading the development of Alternatives Assessment Guidance...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 7 Opinions

Monday, October 7, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and announced the publication of 1 additional opinion on Monday...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 8 Opinions

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 4 new published opinions and Division Three filed no new opinions on Tuesday, October 8...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 10 Opinions

Thursday, October 10, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 2 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals did not file any new published...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 14 Opinions

Monday, October 14, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and announced the publication of 1 additional opinion on Monday...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 15 Opinions

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 3 new opinions and Division Three filed a new published opinion on Tuesday, October...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 21, 2013, Opinions

Monday, October 21, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion on Monday, October 21, 2013: State v. Saunders No. 68771...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 22, 2013, Opinions

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Divisions Two and Three of the Court of Appeals each filed 1 new published opinion on Tuesday, October 22, 2013: Division Two...

. HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 24, 2013, Opinions

Thursday, October 24, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 1 new opinion and Division Three of the Court of Appeals did not file any new published...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 28, 2013, Opinions

Monday, October 28, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 5 new published opinions and announced the amending of 1 opinion on Monday, October 28...

HeadsUp For Washington State - Oct. 31, 2013, Opinions

Thursday, October 31, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 3 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion...

HeadsUp For Washington State – Nov. 4, 2013, Opinions

Monday, November 4, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 5 new published opinions on Monday, November 4, 2013: 1. Columbia Asset Recovery...

HeadsUp For Washington State – Nov. 5, 2013, Opinions

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 3 new published opinions and Division Three filed 1 new published opinion on Tuesday...

Head's Up for Washington State - November 12, 2013 , Court Opinions

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 3 new published opinions on Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 1. Berryman v. Metcalf...

Head's Up for Washington State - November 13, 2013 , Court Opinions

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 6 new published opinions and Division Three filed no new opinions on Wednesday...

HeadsUp For Washington State – November 14, 2013, Opinions

Thursday, November 14, 2013 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 4 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals filed 2 new published opinions...

Washington Jury Awards $21.5 Million To Cruise Ship Passenger Injured By Sliding Glass Door

James R. Hausman was on an Asia Pacific Grand Tour Cruise on the M/S Amsterdam that was offered by Holland America Line - U.S.A.; Holland America Line, Inc.; Holland America Line N.V.; and Hal Antillen N.V., (collectively, defendants). The cruise began in Seattle, Washington on Sept. 26, 2011 and returned...

Executive Order Challenge

On February 9, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the United States Government’s emergency motion for a stay pending appeal of a federal district court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) enjoining enforcement of Executive Order 13769, "Protecting the...