YAKIMA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The federal government is seeking to enjoin the implementation and declare invalid a Washington state workers' compensation law regarding the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the state.
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Washington State alleges Facebook failed to maintain records related to political advertising on the site
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington State alleges that social media company Facebook has failed to maintain for public inspection documents related to political advertising.
SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - On Sept. 23, 2016, a group of protesters blocked a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train carrying coal in Spokane, Wash., to prevent the earth from warming up. From a scientific standpoint, the action was absurd: Stopping a single trainload of coal could hardly have any more impact on global climate change than the fluttering of a butterfly’s wings in Tanzania.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A private law firm in line to earn millions representing the state of Washington has been active in recent years donating to candidates for state attorney general.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced Alabama has joined a 13-state coalition to support the religious liberty of a flower shop owner in Washington state being sued for declining service for a same-sex wedding ceremony.
OLYMPIA, Washington (Legal Newsline) — Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) will pay the state of Washington $31,715 due to allegations it improperly reported in-kind and cash campaign violations, the state has announced.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson reached an agreement with Service Employees International Healthcare 775NW (SEIU 775) that will see the organization pay more than $39,000 over allegations of improperly reporting in-kind and cash contributions.
The Washington Supreme Court has issued a ruling that creates a wider scope for the application of the state's Consumer Protection Act, according to a law professor and former assistant attorney general.
A class-action lawsuit filed on Jan. 3 alleged Wells Fargo Bank went into a couple's home, changed the locks and took out their possessions after the property went into foreclosure.
Story CopySEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Pierce County couple who allegedly sold fake continuing education trainings and certificates to hundreds of adult family home employees.
TACOMA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A Washington appeals court has reversed a trial court’s judgment in an asbestos case, concluding the defendant only identified one issue in its summary judgment request, which was insufficient.
PROSSER, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- A Washington florist who allegedly violated the state's Consumer Protection Act by discriminating against a customer on the basis of his sexual orientation has asked a state judge to dismiss Attorney General Bob Ferguson's lawsuit against her.
PROSSER, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- Last week, a Washington state judge heard oral arguments in a case against a florist who allegedly violated the state's Consumer Protection Act by discriminating against a customer on the basis of his sexual orientation.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a florist that allegedly violated the Consumer Protection Act by discriminating against a customer on the basis of sexual orientation.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced settlements Tuesday with four financial planning companies that allegedly targeted senior veterans with schemes related to asset management.