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3 Tips for Issuing Public Records Requests in WA Nursing Home Neglect Cases

The Residential Care Services Division of DSHS licenses, inspects, and investigates complaints relating to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult family homes in Washington.  [...]

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Continued: Dependency Rulings and Family Court Decisions As An Affirmative Defense to CPS Liability

In my last post, I told you I’d go into more detail about the case, Tyner v. Dept. of Social and Health Services, 141 Wn.2d 68, 77–82 (1999). Tyner v. Dept. of Social and Health [...]

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Dependency Rulings and Family Court Decisions As An Affirmative Defense to CPS Liability

Over a decade ago, the Washington Supreme Court declared that RCW 26.44.050 creates an actionable duty that flows from DSHS to both children and parents who are harmed by DSHS negligence that [...]