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Are Seasonal Employees Eligible for Workers’ Comp?

Employers in various industries often hire workers to help meet demand during a peak season. A seasonal work relationship can often benefit both an employer who is looking to reduce costs and an employee who may want to pick up extra work during the… Read More
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Workers’ Compensation Claims for Occupational Diseases

Everyone has the right to a safe working environment. Unfortunately, some occupations are particularly hazardous — especially those that involve exposure to chemicals, carcinogens, and dangerous substances. While workers who suffer an injury on the… 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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What is the Timeline for a Workers’ Comp Settlement?

If you were hurt on the job, you might incur substantial medical bills in connection with your treatment — and have to take time off from work as you recover from your injuries. If you applied for Workers’ Compensation, you may be wondering what… Read More
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How Long Can You Be on Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Workers’ Compensation can be vital to those who have suffered injuries in the workplace. It can cover expenses in connection with medical care, a portion of your lost wages while you spend time recovering, and the costs of ongoing medical treatment… Read More
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When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

If you have suffered a workplace injury, the first question you might have is whether you need to hire a lawyer. You may also be wondering what a Workers’ Compensation lawyer does, and if they can help you with achieving a better outcome to your ca… Read More
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Will Workers’ Comp Provide Death Benefits if My Family Member Was Killed Due to a Work-Related Injury?

If you have lost a loved one due to injuries sustained in a work-related accident, the grief and emotional pain you are feeling can be unbearable. Although no amount of compensation can bring your loved one back, it is important to understand that yo… Read More
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What To Do If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

A workplace injury can result in significant financial loss. Fortunately, Workers’ Compensation benefits may relieve some of the economic burden you are facing by covering your medical treatment and lost wages. If your workers’ comp claim is deni… 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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