Navigating Your Workers’ Comp Case The workers’ compensation process is anything but straightforward. Without the right tools and resources, navigating your L&I claim can easily aggravate an already stressful situation. 1. Tell Your Employer You cannot receive workers’ compensation be...
The Board Of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA) In Washington State The Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals is part of Washington State's workers' compensation system. It serves as an independent administrative agency responsible for hearing appeals of decisions made by the Department of Labor...
This year, state Senator Manka Dhingra, a Democrat representing Redmond, introduced Senate Bill 5217. This bill would repeal a current prohibition that prevents Labor and Industries (L&I), Washington State from enacting rules designed to lower the risk of workplace musculoskeletal disorders,...
[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://www.emeryreddy.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Workers-compensation-in-Washington-State_-The-basics.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video] What Is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical ...
When you’re thinking of filing an L&I claim, one thing everyone wants to know is what percentage workers’ compensation lawyers take. This is an important detail, but it’s just one small part of hiring the right lawyer. So, how much do workers' comp lawyers charge in Seattle and in Washi...
When To Hire A Workers’ Comp Lawyer Sustaining an injury on the job can be devastating. On top of the physical trauma, serious injuries often result in expensive medical bills and taking unpaid time off from work while you recover. In a perfect world, your employer would bend over backward t...
In Washington, workers’ comp is handled mostly by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), but some employers are self-insured. A lawyer can find out which of these your employer is affiliated with and guide you on how to get compensation for your injury. You will need the assistanc...
In a recent account shared on Lifehacker, freelance writer Rebecca Fishbein described her experience working from home for a full year. She noted several upsides to the laid-back life of couch-consulting. She doesn't have to deal with a commute, she rarely puts on real pants or shoes, and she can...
Wonder if your current job will still be around in 2030? LinkedIn’s Carolyn Fairchild analyzed a study by The McKinsey Global Institute to offer a glimpse into the crystal ball of careers. Teachers will still be in high demand, As Fairchild argues, “doing jobs that require human interaction...
The Seattle City Council passed a unanimous resolution this week which declares May 1 a “day of action” on which city employees are granted leave to attend anti-Trump protests rather than go to work. The resolution—put forward by Socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant—instructs super...