Chase Fazio Article on Workplace COVID Accommodations Featured in Trial News

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A socially-distanced tip of the hat to our own Janelle Chase Fazio, whose article about COVID-19 and disability discrimination was featured in the Washington State Association for Justice’s Summer 2021 edition of Trial News. Front page, above the fold! Check it out here: COVID and Failure to Accommodate: How the pandemic has impacted disability discrimination …

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Gilman Prevails in “Robocall” Appeal.

The Washington Supreme Court declined further review of a case involving auto-dialed, pre-recorded “robocalls,” letting stand two lower court rulings that the calls violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. Eric Gilman represented the group of plaintiffs who received the nuisance calls to their cell phones ahead of the 2016 election. The trial court not only found …

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Gilman Joins Emergency Food Network Board.

Emergency Food Network—whose mission is “to provide Pierce County with a consistent, diverse and nutritious food supply so that no person goes hungry”—invited Eric Gilman to join its Board of Directors. EFN is Pierce County’s sole nonprofit food distributor, coordinating more than 80 food pantries and hot meal sites to provide over 18.3 million meals annually …

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Chase Receives WSAJ’s 2020 “Ready to Soar” Award.

The Washington State Association for Justice presented Janelle Chase Fazio with the 2020 “Ready to Soar” Award for her substantial contributions to her community, WSAJ’s mission of promoting the right to trial by jury, and her clients. WSAJ—the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and largest civil justice advocacy organization—recognized Janelle for her tireless work advancing the rights …

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