A work injury can have significant impact on you and your family. Injured workers often face the risk of losing their source of income, the ability to provide for their loved ones, or to return to lead a good life after a severe injury that results in disability. Some injured workers want nothing but to return to work. Others might not be able to go back to their job because of medical limitations and require retraining or vocational rehabilitation to start a new career. For those that suffer partial or full disability, additional medical and financial benefits must be obtained in order to ensure that they can recover from their injury and continue with their life.
Work injuries can be very intimidating.
Insurance claims can be very complex and take a long time.
We understand that. We are here to help.
L&I Claim in Washington State: Minimum and Maximum Time-loss Compensation Rates
If you have an L&I claim in Washington State, then you are probably familiar with time-loss compensation benefits. Most often, time-loss is paid at a base rate of 60%. What does this mean? Take your wages at the time of your work injury or industrial disease. L&I or the self-insured employer pay 60% of those…
L&I Issues Fines for Washington State Companies for Deadly Safety Violations
Back in January, a trench collapsed at the wind farm site in Skookumchuck, Washington. The trench collapse killed one worker and resulted in a work injury that seriously wounded another. Recently, the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) announced the results of a long investigation of the incident…