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4.9.2004

Prevailing Plaintiffs May Obtain Additional Recovery to Offset Adverse Tax Consequences Resulting From Damage Awards Under the Washington Law Against Discrimination

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In Blaney v. International Ass’n of Machinists, (Washington Supreme Court, April 1, 2004), the Washington Supreme Court held that, in addition to other remedies, a prevailing plaintiff may also recover a monetary amount sufficient to offset the adverse tax consequences associated with an award of damages under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (“WLAD”). View full article (PDF).