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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Mental Health Issues?

Workers’ Compensation provides a variety of benefits to workers who have sustained physical injuries or occupational diseases in connection with their employment. However, these types of ailments are not the only ones that might be job-related. In… Read More
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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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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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