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Workers’ Compensation – What To Do When Filing A Claim

By | Workers Comp

Am I covered? Washington Workers’ compensation coverage is extremely broad. The vast majority of non-feder al employees working in Washington State are covered by Washington State workers compensation. There are few exclusions to Washington State’s mandatory workers’ compensation coverage including but not limited to: domestic servants (if the employer has…

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How the Government Shut-Down Impacts L&I

By | Workers Comp

Injured workers who are unable to work as a result of an on-the-job injury rely on their time loss compensation checks. These checks, while they don’t completely replace wages, are a lifeline which allows payment of rent and purchase of food – the basic necessities of life. Often, people in our legislature forget that fact.

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Four Ways to Practice Defensive Driving

By | Personal Injury

These days it’s not hard to spot distracted drivers – answering phone calls, replying to text messages and paying little attention to the road. Unfortunately, these are the kind of drivers who cause accidents. With more people and cars on the road than ever, the act of defensive driving has…

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Workers’ Comp Under Attack by Big Business

By | Workers Comp

The following article is from our newsletter. Sign up for our quarterly email and learn more about The Walthew Law Firm, our Everett and Seattle social security disability attorneys, personal injury law, and workers’ compensation. Washington has one of the most efficient and cost effective workers’ compensation programs in the…

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Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

By | Personal Injury

The following article is from our newsletter. Sign up for our quarterly email and learn more about The Walthew Law Firm, our Everett and Seattle disability lawyers, personal injury law, and workers’ compensation. When you are injured due to another person’s fault, our state laws allow you to recover for…

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What is Vocational Retraining?

By | Misc.

A significant impact of an on-the-job injury is how it can affect your ability to earn a living. If your injury prohibits you from returning to your original job or any jobs for which you have experience, you may be eligible for vocational retraining. It is important to fully cooperate…

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