Washington Passes Important Health Care Bill; Will Improve Working Conditions for Hospital Caregivers and Promote Patient Safety

By | Media & News, Workers Comp

According to reporting from The Stand, legislators in both the Washington State Senate and the Washington House of Representatives have passed an important bill that will improve conditions for hospital caregivers and promote patient safety. Officially known as SHB 1155, the legislation codifies meal breaks, rest breaks, and overtime benefits…

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Ironworker Injuries in Washington State

By | Workers Comp

The term ‘ironworker’ is frequently used to refer to the tradesmen who are employed in the iron working industry. This is one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. According to the Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health (ELCOSH), ironworkers are severely injured or killed on…

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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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