La richiesta è stata depositata per conto di Rolovich presso l'Ufficio statale per la gestione dei rischi ad aprile 27, Lo riporta il Seattle Times.
Tale richiesta è un prerequisito per presentare una causa contro un'agenzia statale, said Brionna Aho, spokesperson for state Attorney General Bob Ferguson. A person must wait 60 days to sue after a tort claim is filed.
Aho said no suit had been filed as of Wednesday.
Rolovich’s attorney, Brian Fahling of Kenmore, did not return a telephone message left at his office Wednesday. He has previously indicated Rolovich would take legal action, claiming religious discrimination.
Rolovich, who is Catholic. was denied a religious exemption from Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate requiring state employees to get the vaccine.
He was fired in October after he had coached just 11 games with the Cougars over two seasons, andando 5-6. Assistant coach Jake Dickert was temporarily elevated to interim head coach and then was named Rolovich’s replacement after leading the Cougars to the Sun Bowl.
Fahling filed a 34-page letter with the university appealing Rolovich’s firing in November. That appeal was denied.
At the time of his firing, Rolovich was working under a five-year contract, on which three seasons remained. He was paid $ 3.2 milioni all'anno, the highest public salary in the state.