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Social Media vs. Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By | Workers Comp

Social media helps people connect and share their lives with friends and family members. No longer are popular sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter merely for young people. While just five percent of American adults were on social media in 2005, the Pew Research Center reports that nearly three quarters…

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These Critical Mistakes May Ruin Your L&I Claim

By | Workers Comp

Were you hurt on the job in Washington? If so, you are certainly not alone. According to official government data, more than 27,000 workers’ compensation claims were allowed in the state in 2019. In Washington, the overwhelming majority of employees are entitled to no-fault workers’ comp benefits. Unfortunately, getting an…

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Workers’ Comp Claims are Surging Among Frontline Workers—What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Exposure

By | Media & News, Workers Comp

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a fast-spreading disease that poses a serious risk to most people, but especially to older adults, people with underlying medical conditions, and healthcare and frontline workers. The Washington State Department of Health reports that more than 17,600 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in this State as…

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Front Lines of the Coronavirus Outbreak: What First Responders and Health Workers Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation in Washington

By | Media & News, Workers Comp

As of March 16th, 2020, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reports that more than 167,500 cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide. Originating in Hubei Province, the virus—officially known as COVID-19—has spread all around the globe, with communities in China, South Korea, and Northern Italy being hit the…

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Electricians Injuries

By | Workers Comp

Electricians perform critically important tasks across a wide range of different industries. According to the most recent information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are approximately 631,080 electricians are working in the United States. The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) notes that there are more than…

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