Moore v. King County Fire Protection Services, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Case No. 06-35948?(view WELA’s brief)
In?Moore v. King County,?the Court considered, inter alia, whether the new definition of disability under the WLAD applied retroactively.? The Ninth Circuit certified the question to the Washington State Supreme Court.? The Ninth Circuit withdrew the certification after the Supreme Court decided Hale v. Wellipinit, 165 Wn.2d 494, 198 P.3d 1021 (2009), where the Supreme Court ruled in favor of retroactivity.? Thereafter, the Ninth Circuit remanded in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Hale.