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Jane Doe et al v. Fairfax Behavioral Health

Attorneys from Hagens Berman and Disability Rights Washington filed a class-action complaint on behalf of a proposed class of hundreds of patients that were arbitrarily strip-searched and/or video recorded while receiving treatment for mental illness at Fairfax psychiatric facilities located in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, WA.

A.B. by and through Trueblood v. DSHS

This case was brought forward by Disability Rights Washington, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Public Defender Association, and Carney Gillespie Isitt PLLP. Class members are all pretrial detainees waiting in jail for court-ordered competency services that DSHS is statutorily required to provide.

Ross v. Inslee

This lawsuit resulted in a settlement agreement between the plaintiffs and DSHS that calls for changes in the treatment and release of NGRI patients.