Blog

Staying in Contact With Your Legislators

By | Workers Comp

The Workers’ Compensation Act in the State of Washington is a creature of legislation. Therefore, it is constantly under attack in Olympia by Big Business in hopes of reducing injured workers’ benefits. It is imperative that voters in the State of Washington stay on top of what is taking place…

Read More

Social Security and Workers’ Comp – can you get both?

By | Workers Comp

     Did you know that you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits while receiving benefits under a workers’ compensation claim? Obtaining both may result in greater total compensation.  Medicare benefits may also be available.      Workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability benefits can be paid at the…

Read More

What is a Third-Party Claim?

By | Workers Comp

Living with an injury is often the most difficult thing to do. An appropriate third party claim, along with your workers’ compensation benefits, can go a long way to making this difficult part of your life less burdensome. Workers’ comp provides you with benefits that can keep you going until…

Read More

Workers’ Compensation Under Attack Again!

By | Misc., Workers Comp

What can you do?  Call and write to your state Senators and Legislators, as well as Governor Inslee and let them know that you strongly oppose the proposed changes to our workers’ compensation laws. To find the name and contact information of your representatives, you can call 1-800-562-6000 or go online to http://app.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/ and…

Read More

Why vote in November?

By | Workers Comp

Two years ago Washington State citizens voted against privatizing our workers’ compensation system.  Sixty percent of us voted against allowing insurance companies to profit from workers’ compensation.  Candidate Rob McKenna plans to ignore the people of Washington State if he is elected. Mr. McKenna believes Washington State is one of…

Read More

Our Attorneys

Patrick C.
Cook

Michael J.
Costello

Robert J.
Heller

Kathleen K.
Kindred

Thomas A.
Thompson

Jonathan K.
Winemiller