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The Walthew Law Firm Welcomes Melina Karadzic

By | Media & News

We are pleased to announce the newest member to join our legal team. Melina Karadzic joins the firm as a personal injury paralegal. Her insight from work experience with insurance companies will be invaluable to our personal injury clients. Melina received a bachelor’s degree with a major in criminal justice…

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Port of Seattle as an Employer

By | Workers Comp

Founded in 1911, the Port of Seattle is a government agency that is responsible for overseeing Seattle’s airport (the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport) and its seaport. It is organized as a special-purpose municipal corporation, tasked with serving the people of King County and bringing good jobs and prosperity through trade, commerce,…

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The Construction Workers’ Guide to Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claims

By | Construction Accidents, Workers Comp

Construction remains one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. According to the most recent data published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction workers account for approximately 21.1 percent of all workplace fatalities — even though only a small percentage of American workers are employed…

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Were You Hurt While Working at Amazon

By | Workers Comp

Amazon is one of the largest employers in our region. According to reporting from the Seattle Times, the company employs more than 40,000 people in the Seattle metropolitan area alone. Beyond the corporate campus in South Lake Union, Amazon operates several warehouses and fulfillment centers throughout Washington. If you or…

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The Most Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

By | Workers Comp

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 2.8 million American workers were hurt on the job in 2017. While workplace injuries happen in many different ways, there are certain types of accidents that seem to occur over and over again. The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries…

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Top Causes of Car Crashes in Seattle

By | Personal Injury

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), there were 14,508 car crashes reported in Seattle in 2015 — the most recent year for which comprehensive data has been made available. Collectively, these motor vehicle collisions resulted in nearly 5,000 injuries. Tragically, there were also 22 fatal accidents reported…

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