Trueblood, et al v. Washington State Department of Health and Human Services et al
Plaintiff: Cassie Cordell Trueblood and Snohomish County Public Defender Association
Defendant: Washington State Department of Social and Human Services, Western State Hospital, Kevin W. Quigley, Ron Alder and Brian Waiblinger
Case Number: 2:2014cv01178
Filed: August 4, 2014
Court: US District Court for the Western District of Washington
Office: Seattle Office
County: Snohomish
Presiding Judge: Marsha J. Pechman
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1331 Fed. Question
Jury Demanded By: None

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August 31, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 780 ORDER granting Parties' 778 Stipulated Motion for Attorney Fees. Defendants shall, within fourteen (14) days of the date of this order, pay to Plaintiffs' counsel the sum of $160,289.60 in fees. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (LH)
August 20, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 776 ORDER granting Parties' 773 Stipulated Motion to File Documents Under Seal. It is hereby ordered that Inpatient Evaluation Data Report (Dkt. 775 ) filed by the Defendants shall remain under seal. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (LH)
July 10, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 764 ORDER granting the Parties' 762 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall disburse $150,000.00 to the Seattle Foundation for payment of their December 31, 2019 invoice number 15473. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(LH)(CC: Finance)
May 21, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 752 ORDER granting Defendants' 743 Motion Seeking Additional Time for Ward Construction at Western and Eastern State Hospitals. It is ordered that the Department shall be allowed additional time to complete the renovation of four forensic wards at Eastern and Western State Hospitals. The Department is directed to submit a report to the Court on the 1st and 15th of each month, or the next judicial day following these dates. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(PM)
May 8, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 745 ORDER granting parties' 740 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Diversion Programming. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall disburse $4,349,077 to the Seattle Foundation to fund these diversion programs. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
April 22, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 739 ORDER granting Parties' 737 Stipulated Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants shall, within ten days of the date of this order, pay to Plaintiffs' counsel the sum of $302,822.70 in fees, and $2,087.46 in costs, for a total of $304,910.16. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 728 ORDER granting parties' 726 Stipulated Motion to Expend Remaining Jumpstart Funds signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
December 17, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 716 ORDER granting Parties' 713 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Diversion Programming. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $7,728,071 minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
November 22, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 711 JUDGMENT is entered against Defendants for a total of $120,750. This total is due and payable into the Registry of the Court, to be kept in the Registry until further order of the Court. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
November 14, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 707 ORDER granting Parties' 705 Stipulated Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs. Defendants shall, within ten days of the date of this order, pay to Plaintiffs' counsel the sum of $149,287.50 in attorney's fees, and $1,193.38 in costs, for a total of $150,480.88. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
October 31, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 704 ORDER granting Parties' 702 Joint Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for the final costs associated with the renovation of Building 27. It is ordered that the Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the fu nds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of Five Hundred and Ninety Seven Thousand Five Hundred and Eleven Dollars and Sixty One Cents ($597,511.61) minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
October 22, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 700 ORDER granting parties' 687 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds. It is ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall disburse $625,475.00 to the Seattle Foundation. The Seattle Foundation shall disburse the funds pursuant to a contracts entered into with Plaintiffs and Defendants. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
October 1, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 697 ORDER approving Final Implementation Plan (Dkt. 679 -1). Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SWT)
August 9, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 684 ORDER granting parties' 682 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Diversion Programming. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $5,146,333.50 minus any statutory users fees. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
May 28, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 675 ORDER granting 673 Stipulated Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants shall, within ten days of the date of this order, pay to Plaintiffs' counsel the sum of $260,531.50 in attorney's fees, and $868.25 in costs, for a total of $261,339.75. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
April 30, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 669 ORDER granting 666 Stipulated Motion to Disburse Contempt Funds for Bed Flow Analysis. The Clerk of this Court shall disburse $214,993.02 to the TriWest Group LLC to fund the Bed Flow Analysis. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
April 17, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 662 ORDER granting 659 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Settlement Activities - Crisis Intervention Training. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $82,425 minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
February 21, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 652 ORDER granting 650 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Settlement Activities. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of One Million Sixty-Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty-Eight Dollars ($1,064,738) minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
January 24, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 644 ORDER amending December contempt judgment re parties' 643 Motion. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SWT)
January 3, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 639 ORDER granting Parties' 633 Stipulated Motion. It is ordered that the 635 report filed by the Defendants containing the name and personally identifiable protected health information of a specific class member shall be sealed. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
December 18, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 631 ORDER granting parties' 625 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for increased costs in the renovation to Building 27. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of Five Hundred and Nine Thousand Six Hundred and Thirty Eight Dollars ($509,638) minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
December 4, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 615 ORDER granting parties' 607 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds. Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of. $380,765.00 minus any statutory users fees. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
November 8, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 604 ORDER granting the parties' 602 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds. The Clerk of this Court shall disburse $150,000.00 to the Seattle Foundation for payment of their October 2, 2018 invoice number 15366. It is further o rdered that the Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $150,000.00 minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
November 1, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 601 ORDER for Preliminary Approval of Amended Settlement Agreement re parties' 599 Stipulated Motion: Fairness Hearing set for 12/11/2018 at 10:30 AM; Written comments or objections due no later than 11/30/2018; Written notice of intent to appear due by 11/30/2018; Motion for Final Approval of Amended Agreement due no later than 11/30/2018. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SWT)
October 9, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 596 ORDER granting the parties' 593 Joint Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for increased costs in the renovations to Building 27. The Clerk of this Court shall disburse Eight Hundred and Thirty One Thousand One Hundred and Ninety-Three Dollars ($831, 193) to the Seattle Foundation for increased costs in the renovations to Building 27, as described the Parties Joint Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
October 4, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 595 ORDER granting parties' 591 Stipulated Motion for Attorney Fees signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
July 18, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 579 ORDER granting parties' 575 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds; authorizing and directing the Clerk to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of this Court. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SWT) (cc: Financial)
June 19, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 569 ORDER granting parties' 563 Stipulated Motion TO DISTRIBUTE CONTEMPT FUNDS signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
June 15, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 566 ORDER RE: PAYMENT OF KING COUNTRY SUPERIOR COURT INVOICE signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. By agreement of the parties and this Court, IT IS ORDERED that payment of the invoice is APPROVED; the clerk is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of this court in the principal amount of $3,047.98, payable to King County Superior Court. (PM) cc: finance
March 28, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 554 ORDER granting 550 Stipulated Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs. Defendants shall, within ten days of the date of this order, pay to Plaintiffs' counsel the sum of $444,473,46. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
March 22, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 552 STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER re 548 Stipulated MOTION for Protective Order. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
March 16, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 547 ORDER granting parties' 542 Stipulated Motion to Approve Facilitator signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
March 9, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 544 ORDER granting 540 Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Diversion Programming. The Clerk of this Court shall disburse $6,922,381 to the Seattle Foundation to fund the diversion programs. It is further ordered that the Clerk of t his Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $6,922,381 minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
February 6, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 536 MINUTE ORDER striking Plaintiffs' 452 Third Motion for Civil Contempt; striking Plaintiffs' 458 Motion for Civil Contempt Regarding YCRC, per parties' Stipulation. Authorized by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
November 27, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 520 ORDER granting Stipulated Motion to Distribute Contempt Funds for Diversion Programming. The Clerk of this Court is authorized and directed to draw a check on the funds deposited in the registry of the Court in the principal amount of $4,556,540.50 minus any statutory users fees, payable to the Seattle Foundation. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
October 30, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 511 ORDER re: 508 Stipulated Motion To Distribute Contempt Funds. It is ordered that the Clerk of this Court shall disburse $50,000.00 to the Seattle Foundation for payment of their September 20, 2017 invoice number 15257. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: finance
October 26, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 507 MINUTE ORDER. The Court, having received and reviewed the Declaration of Emily Cooper regarding the Stipulated Phase III Diversion Request for Production (Dkt. No. 499 ), indicates its approval of that document and directs the parties to proceed. Authorized by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
October 19, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 506 ORDER on Plaintiff's 427 Second Motion for Civil Contempt: Jail-based Evaluations; Court will hold a further hearing on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9 a.m. for the Director of DSHS and a representative of the Governor's Office to appear and report on the Departments progress in person, signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SWT)
October 17, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 503 MINUTE ORDER re: telephone conference held 10/17/2017. The hearing scheduled for October 19, 2017 will be STRICKEN. The Court will issue an order on the Motion for Contempt re: In-Jail Evaluations (Dkt. No. 427 ); the remaining and currently undecided motions for contempt (Dkt. Nos. 452 and 458 ) will be stayed pending the outcome of the parties' negotiations. Status Report due by 11/2/2017. Authorized by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
August 30, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 463 ORDER granting in part and denying in part Plaintiff's 430 Third Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs. The Court awards Plaintiffs their lodestar amount (minus the deductions describe supra) of $1,108,351.50 in attorney's fees; The Court also awards Plaintiffs litigation costs (subject to the reduction previously detailed) of $8270.45 for a total award of $1,116,621.95. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH)
June 9, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 421 ORDER granting 419 Stipulated Motion for Extension of Diversion Providers' Grant; time extended to 18 months; Clerk to disburse $1,126,257 to the Seattle Foundation to fund the extension of these diversion programs consistent with the previous order. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM) cc: financial deputy
June 5, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 418 ORDER RE: JUNE 2017 STATUS HEARING; Status Review Hearing set for 8/11/2017 before Judge Marsha J. Pechman by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (RS)
April 26, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 408 ORDER adopting in part 389 Stipulated Mediated Settlement Agreement by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(RS)
April 19, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 403 ORDER ON REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL CLARIFICATION AND GUIDANCE; Defendants' proposal to be submitted to plaintiffs and Court Monitor by 5/12/17; Court Monitor and plaintiffs to submit comments to defendants by 5/19/17; by 6/2/17 parties to file with Court their plans; Status Hearing set for 6/5/2017 at 9am by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (RS)
March 7, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 382 MINUTE ORDER directing Plaintiffs to file a response to Defendants' 379 Motion for Clarification or Reconsideration. Response due 3/13/2017. Authorized by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
February 21, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 374 ORDER EXPANDING COURT MONITOR AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (RS)
October 13, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 332 ORDER by Judge Marsha J. Pechman granting Plaintiffs' 310 Second Motion for Attorney's Fees and Costs. The Court awards Plaintiffs their requested lodestar amount of $1,267,769.10 in attorney's fees. The Court also awards Plaintiffs their litigation costs (subject to the reductions previously detailed in the original order on attorneys' fees and not contested here) for a total costs award of $35,400.38. (PM)
October 6, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 329 ORDER by Judge Marsha J. Pechman granting the parties' 321 Stipulated Motion for Extension for Compliance Deadline. The deadlines set in this Court's Order at Dkt. 303 are extended to correspond with the dates in the Parties Stipulated Motion for Extension of Deadline (Dkt. 321 ). (PM)
August 19, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 308 ORDER by Judge Marsha J. Pechman denying Defendants' 288 Motion to Reconsider Injunction Regarding Timing of Services and Inpatient Evaluations. (AD)
August 17, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 307 ORDER ON MOTION TO RECONSIDER ORDER OF CIVIL CONTEMPT by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. The Court GRANTS Defendants' 298 Motion as to the transcription error in finding of fact three but DENIES the Motion on all other grounds. (PM)
August 15, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 303 ORDER MODIFYING PERMANENT INJUNCTION AS TO IN JAIL COMPETENCY EVALUATIONS by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (AD)
July 7, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 289 ORDER OF CIVIL CONTEMPT by Judge Marsha J. Pechman granting Plaintiffs' Motions for Contempt [ 240] 254 . The Court hereby holds Defendants in contempt, and imposes monetary sanctions in order to compel compliance with its orders. (PM) cc: financial deputy
June 6, 2016 Opinion or Order Filing 263 ORDER granting plaintiffs' 244 Motion for TRO by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(RS)
April 2, 2015 Opinion or Order Filing 131 FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (MD)
December 22, 2014 Opinion or Order Filing 104 ORDER granting 87 Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment by Judge Marsha J. Pechman.(MD)
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Plaintiff: Cassie Cordell Trueblood
Represented By: David R Carlson
Represented By: Emily Cooper
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Plaintiff: Snohomish County Public Defender Association
Represented By: David R Carlson
Represented By: Emily Cooper
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Defendant: Washington State Department of Social and Human Services
Represented By: Sarah Jane Coats
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Defendant: Western State Hospital
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Defendant: Kevin W. Quigley
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Defendant: Ron Alder
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Defendant: Brian Waiblinger
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