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.
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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. How did this construction work injury
April 28th was Workers’ Memorial Day which remembers workers that died or suffered a serious work injury. However, due to COVID19 the usual ceremonies that happen internationally are cancelled. In 2019 alone, 98 workers in Washington State lost their lives to industrial injuries or occupational diseases. According to the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I),
COVID-19 continues to impact Washington State including people going through a workers’ compensation claim. However, the good news is that there are some temporary policies to help L&I claim related treatment progress. Additionally, the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals is working to move cases forward through telephonic hearings when practical. L&I Workers’ Compensation Claim
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