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Parties Argue Whether Employee's Open Wound Posed Risk Of Infection

Mealey's (August 6, 2015, 1:03 PM EDT) -- Case: Shannon Kries, et al. v. WA-Spok Primary Care, LLC, No. 32879-1, Wash. App., Div. 3; 2015 WA App. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 774.

Respondent's initial brief: Filed March 3 by WA-POK Primary Care LLC. Brief available. Document #73-150814-513B.

Background: WA-POK Primary Care LLC, a/k/a The Women's Clinic at Deaconess Hospital, operated under an Infection Control Policy (ICP), which prohibited employees from working with open wounds. Shannon Kries worked as a lead medical assistant for the clinic starting in January 2010. When she was hired, Kries completed...
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