Tag Archives: COVID-19

Vaccines Open Up in Washington for Construction Workers

The big news from Governor Inslee’s March 18th news conference is that workers in congregate settings (restaurants, manufacturing, and construction) will now be eligible for vaccines. See Governor Inslee’s announcement. In addition to construction workers (deemed “essential”), the expansion of vaccines appointments will start March 31st for: Anyone with two or more comorbidities Anyone between … Continue Reading

Amy Robinson Speaks at AGC of Washington Webinar

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn partner Amy Robinson was the guest presenter at AGC of Washington’s Monthly Safety Forum on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Amy spoke on a number of topics surrounding legal issues related to COVID-19, including potential workplace issues related to vaccines. The presentation has been recorded and is available to AGC of … Continue Reading

Oregon’s Third Special Session of 2020 Recap: Landlord Assistance and Residential Eviction Moratorium, School Liability Limitations, and Cocktails To-Go

The Oregon Legislature closed out 2020 with its third special session of the year, passing four bills aimed to provide relief to Oregonians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfires. The contents of those bills are summarized below. HB 4401: Residential Eviction Moratorium and Landlord Assistance Directs Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) to provide … Continue Reading

Oregon “Omnibus” COVID-19 Relief Bill: What Did and Did Not Make the Cut

During the first special session of 2020, the Oregon Legislature passed HB 4212A (commonly referred to as the “omnibus” bill), which was signed into law by Governor Brown on June 30, 2020. The bill contains a variety of statutory changes aimed to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. The contents of HB 4212A can be summarized … Continue Reading

Governor Inslee Greenlights Re-Opening of Construction Projects That Meet Social Distancing and Other Required Safety Measures

On April 24, 2020, Governor Inslee signed an order re-opening construction projects that meet detailed safety requirements across all sectors (residential, commercial, public, etc.). Under Governor Inslee’s 30-point plan, work may only be resumed on any given project if they follow requirements found here, which include: Social distancing of at least six (6) feet is … Continue Reading

Insurance Recovery for COVID-19 Losses

This was originally published on our blog, The Northwest Policyholder. The economic fallout from COVID-19 has been swift and severe. Moratoriums, quarantines, and bans will continue to upend daily life and with this impose severe economic consequences on regional, national, and international commerce. While the federal government struggles to prop up the overall economy, many … Continue Reading
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