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Schools Are Held to A Higher Standard of Duty When It Comes to the Safety of Students, But Plaintiffs Must Still Prove That Risk of Harm was Foreseeable
Legal Alert
From the Desk of Cliff J. Wilson:   School districts have a heightened duty to keep children in their care safe. This heightened duty creates a liability exposure for the school district if a student suffers from a foreseeable risk of…
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Thursday August 25, 2022 By: Cliff Wilson
Spoiler Alert: Washington Court of Appeals Rules Spoliation Combined With Discovery Violations Are Sanctionable by Default Judgment
Legal Alert
Listen to Our Legal Alerts on the Following Platforms: From the Desk of Brian Schiewe: In Washington, the harshest discovery sanctions are reserved for the most egregious conduct. In an attempt to balance the need to deter violations with a…
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Thursday March 17, 2022 By: Brian Schiewe
Washington Commercial Lines – 2020 Year in Review
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Smith Freed Eberhard partner Kyle Riley discusses significant cases of the past year in Washington, with a focus on commercial lines claims management. Watch The Recording Enter your email below to request more information on this webinar. > Why Watch…
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Friday April 2, 2021 By: Kyle Riley
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