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Settlement Reached Over 2016 Seattle Natural Gas Explosion
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say pipeline safety regulators and Puget Sound Energy have reached a settlement over a complaint regarding a natural gas explosion in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle last year.
The state Utilities and Transportation Commission said Tuesday the settlement would imp…
State Fines Cascade Natural Gas $1M Over Safety Violations
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Cascade Natural Gas has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it broke state and federal pipeline safety rules.
The Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission approved the settlement Monday. Under the agreement's terms, the company could be fine…
Hispanic Man Wins $1.85M Judgment Over Racial Abuse on Boat
SEATTLE (AP) — Attorneys for a Hispanic man who worked on an Alaska fishing boat say he has won a $1.85 million settlement against his former employer, Seattle-based Alaska Longline, after he was subjected to relentless racial harassment.
The Seattle Times reports 37-year-old Francisco Miranda and ot…
Settlement Reached in Death of Spokane Bicyclist
SPOKANE  (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old Spokane boy has reached a settlement with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office a week before their wrongful death lawsuit was set for trial.
Ryan Holyk was killed while riding his bicycle late at night on May 23, 2014, when he was struck by a…
Nurses at St. Joseph in Tacoma Get $5 Million Settlement
TACOMA (AP) — Nurses at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma will receive $5 million in back pay after CHI Franciscan Health agreed to a settlement regarding meal and rest breaks.
The News Tribune reports that under the settlement, announced by the Washington State Nurses Association, the hospital wil…
Neglect Case of Disabled Teen Reaches $5 Million Settlement
SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has approved a $5.5 million settlement in a case against the state for the neglect and abuse of a disabled teen.
KOMO-TV reports the Department of Social and Health Services was accused of failing to remove Heather Curtis from her caretakers in North Bend after receiving …
Clallam County Reaches Public-records Settlement With Couple
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Clallam County officials have reached a settlement with a couple who sued for public records in 2014, after officials discovered documents that should have been provided earlier.
The Peninsula Daily News says the proposed settlement with Scott and Elizabeth Lange will…

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