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What is the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Claims?

A work-related injury can have a significant impact on your life and livelihood. If you were hurt on the job, you might be wondering whether you are entitled to compensation. There are two claims you might be able to file after a workplace accident,… Read More
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Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs): What You Need to Know

If you have filed a claim with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for a workplace injury, you may be required to attend an Independent Medical Examination, commonly referred to as an IME. While the purpose of these ex… Read More
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Do I Need to Hire a Car Accident Attorney?

The aftermath of a car accident is never easy — especially if you suffered an injury. You may require extensive medical treatment, lose time from work, and experience a considerable amount of physical pain and emotional anguish. In addition, the in… Read More
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What Damages Can You Recover in a Washington Car Accident Lawsuit?

Car accident injuries can have a significant impact on all aspects of your life. They not only can affect you physically — but also emotionally, psychologically, and financially. You may require extensive medical treatment, incur large medical bill… Read More
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What Types of Benefits Are Available in Washington Workers’ Comp Claims?

A workplace injury or occupational illness can be physically painful, emotionally overwhelming, and financially draining. If you were hurt on the job in the state of Washington, Workers’ Compensation benefits are available to help ensure you can ma… Read More
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Can a Municipality Be Held Liable for a Hazardous Road Condition?

Municipalities have a duty to provide reasonably safe roadways and protect those who use them from dangerous conditions. Typically, states, cities, towns, and counties are held to the same standard of care as private parties and can be held legally a… Read More
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Categories: Auto Accidents
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Can You Pursue a Car Accident Lawsuit if Your Medical Bills Were Covered by Health Insurance?

Many people assume that if they suffer injuries in a car accident, their health insurance will cover their medical bills. Although this is not incorrect, it is important to understand that there is a specific order when it comes to the coverages that… Read More
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What to Do if You are Involved in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

No matter how carefully you operate your vehicle, accidents can arise unexpectedly due to another driver’s negligence, carelessness, or recklessness. While car insurance may cover medical bills and other expenses incurred in connection with any inj… Read More
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Are Independent Contractors Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Workers’ Compensation is required for all businesses in Washington State that have one or more employees. Commonly referred to as “Workers’ Comp,” or “L&I” benefits, this insurance provides compensation for benefits like medical bills… Read More
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Are Remote Workers Covered by L&I in Washington State?

The significant shift to remote work during the Covid-19 pandemic produced a permanent increase in the number of remote workers in Washington State. A resulting legal issue concerns L&I (workers’ compensation) coverage of on-the-job injuries an… Read More
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