Cassel was eventually charged and plead guilty to custodial sexual misconduct. In her lawsuit against the county, Ward alleged that the County improperly supervised Cassel and was otherwise negligent.
Ward received a $10,000 settlement from the County. Ward was represented by Brett Purtzer of Monte & Hester, Inc. a Tacoma, Washington firm.
See: Ward v. Snohomish County, No. 06-2-10823-8 (Sup Ct. Washington-Snohomish County).
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Ward v. Snohomish County
|Cite||No. 06-2-10823-8 (Sup Ct. Washington-Snohomish County)|
|Level||State Trial Court|