What are Your Rights for a Work Injury? What Are Your Rights for a Work Injury? For workers in Washington State who are injured on the job, there are a number of options available to help you stay afloat financially during this trying time. While, at times, your options may seem complicated, help exists to ensure you can secure what... (Read More)
How Much to Expect from your L&I Payouts How Much to Expect from Your L&I Payouts If you’ve been injured at work and forced to miss work due to your injury, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) may pay for part of your lost wages. Benefits include medical care, time loss compensation, permanent pa... (Read More)
Emery Reddy secured a $150,000 settlement for a former Everett Community College (EvCC) employee who was fired after amid a discrimination investigation following her workplace injury. In 2016, Betty Fletcher hurt her knee while working as a campus security sergeant at EvCC. A doctor diagnosed th... (Read More)
Why Do Employers Fight Workers Comp Claims Compensation insurance for workers is required by law for businesses in most US states. It is designed to ensure the protection of both the employee and the employer in the event of injuries occurring in the workplace. If you experience an injury at work, workers’ comp assists in covering t... (Read More)
There’s a lot at stake when an injured employee applies for workers’ compensation benefits. You may be working reduced hours or unable to work at all as medical bills pile up and your condition doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Although wage replacement, medical coverage and other worker... (Read More)
Should I File an L&I Claim Every industry tries to maintain safety standards for its staff at all times. Sometimes, regardless of what precautions are taken, there is always a chance of an accident happening and a worker getting injured. According to the Bureau of Labor’s statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million ... (Read More)
L&I attorney If you've been injured at work, Washington State law stipulates that you're entitled to assistance for your injury. That's why it's important to do two things if you've suffered some kind of injury or accident at work: seek medical help and inform your employer. The medical help is to assure that yo... (Read More)