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Division 1 Court of Appeals

Ten Injured Workers v. State of Washington et al, case # 859978 – A newly amended statute permits injured workers to audio and video record their independent medical examinations, but forbids the workers from posting any recording to social media. Ten Injured Workers sued the State Department of Labor and Industries challenging the constitutionality of the prohibition on posting to social media. The trial court concluded that the prohibition was an unconstitutional prior restraint and entered an injunction. The State appeals. COA #85997-8-I. King County Superior Court No. 23-2-13455-9.