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Workers Comp

2021 Workers’ Comp Cost of Living Increase in Washington (A Record High Increase)

By | Media & News, Workers Comp

Effective July 1, 2021, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) will apply a 10.1 percent cost-of-living increase to time-loss, pension, and loss-of-earning power benefits. This is the single largest year-over-year increase in the average wage in Washington in recorded history. 2021-2022: Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) and Workers’ Comp Benefits The…

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COVID-19 Concerns – Remote Medical Visits

By | Workers Comp

It has been a difficult year for public health in our region. The Washington State Department of Health reports that more than 227,000 cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed as of December 25. Unfortunately, the virus continues to spread at higher rates—more cases were reported in Washington in…

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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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