En la mayoría de los casos, la ley del Estado de Washington establece que un trabajador no puede demandar a su empleador, o a un compañero de trabajo, por una lesión laboral cubierta por el Departamento de Labor e Industrias del Estado de Washington (L&I). Veam...
En la mayoría de los casos, la ley del Estado de Washington dice que un trabajador no puede demandar al empleador —o compañero de trabajo— por una lesión laboral que cubre el Departamento de Trabajo e Industrias del Estado de Washington (Department of Labor and Industries, L&I). Analice...
In most cases, Washington State law says that a worker cannot sue his or her employer—or co-worker—for a job injury covered by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I). Let’s break down how the law works and what you can claim. What Qualifies As An L&I Claim? ...
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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...
On Friday, March 24, U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Zilly refused to throw out an FMLA wrongful termination case in Washington state. FMLA Wrongful Termination Juan Gonazlez, a former detention officer, claims to have been wrongfully terminated for taking FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) to...
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Worker's Rights In Washington State As a Washington employee, you are entitled to worker's rights: several protections and benefits under State and Federal laws. Everyone deserves to be paid fairly, work free of discrimination and harassment, and perform their job in a safe work environment. Unfo...
Can You Sue Your Employer In Washington State? It’s hard to know what your options are when you have a work-related injury. Although you can’t file a work-related injury lawsuit against an employer with workers’ compensation insurance in Washington, you can file a workers’ compensation cl...
In May 2022, the Emery Reddy team helped secure a $500,000 settlement for the family of Sunny Taylor, a longtime police officer with the Everett Police Department who died by suicide in 2020. In the wake of her tragic passing, her family opened an L&I claim for survivor benefits which started...