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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you were hurt on the job, you may be wondering what benefits you might be entitled to if your injuries prevent you from working. Although the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) system can provide you with Workers’ Comp… Read More
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How Gaps in Medical Treatment Can Impact a Personal Injury Case

Medical documentation is the foundation of every personal injury case. In addition to proving the extent of your damages, your medical records will be key evidence in establishing the value of your injuries. One of the biggest challenges can be not f… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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The Importance of Documenting Evidence in Personal Injury Cases

If you were hurt due to the negligence of another, you may have incurred substantial medical bills, lost wages, and out-of-pocket costs. You may also have experienced a significant amount of pain and suffering. In such cases, it may be necessary to f… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?

A functional capacity evaluation is a test that is performed by an occupational therapist or other healthcare provider to determine an injured worker’s physical abilities. Simply put, they are designed to provide objective information regarding the… Read More
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Steps to Take Immediately After a Work-Related Injury

A workplace accident can be devastating — physically, emotionally, and financially. Injuries that happen at work can require extensive medical treatment and you might also incur lost wages while you are recovering. If you were hurt on the job, it i… Read More
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What is Comparative Negligence?

If you file a lawsuit because you were hurt in an accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, they may try to argue that you were partly to blame for your injuries. Importantly, Washington State follows the doctrine of comparative negl… Read More
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Returning to Work After a Workplace Injury

A workplace injury can require you to be out of work for a considerable amount of time as you heal. Unfortunately, employers might attempt to get you to return to work after an injury sooner than you should to avoid exposure to the full amount of Wor… Read More
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Seeking Medical Care After a Car Accident: What to Know

Car accidents can result in devastating, debilitating, and life-altering injuries. Whether you have been in a minor rear-end crash or a severe head-on collision, seeking immediate medical care after a car accident is not only vital to your health, bu… Read More
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Alternative Dispute Resolutions for Personal Injury Cases

Litigation is not the only way a personal injury case can be resolved. If you were hurt in an accident caused by the negligence, carelessness, or recklessness of another, you may be able to settle your case and recover your damages without ever stepp… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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Understanding Pain and Suffering Damages in Washington State

If you were injured due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover your damages. Importantly, you might not only be able to recover your economic damages, but also your non-economic damages. Also re… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury