Injured worker tips

Happy administrative professionals’ week!

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Workers Compensation Attorney Admin

Happy administrative professionals’ week to all admins out there! Did you know that it’s administrative professionals’ week this week?   Work injury for administrative workers When we think of high injury professions, we often think of ones with physically demanding jobs. While it is true that most administrative professional work is sedentary in nature, it […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

L&I claim medical treatment guidelines

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L&I claim lower back pain

Medical treatment guidelines for L&I claims L&I has published medical treatment guidelines which are used administratively to determine medical treatment authorization for certain conditions. The conditions for which medical treatment guidelines have been published include: Acute Cauda Equina Syndrome, Ankle and Foot Surgery, Beryllium Sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Radiculopathy and […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

L&I and the Qualis Health Utilization Review Program for Medical Services

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L&I claim utilization review Qualis Health

L&I and Qualis Health The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) oversees the state’s workers’ compensation system. Qualis Health provides utilization review services to L&I. Qualis has been contracted by L&I with the goal of improving health and controlling costs. Qualis employs qualified healthcare professionals that work from its Seattle office to accomplish […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

Injured Garbage Truck Driver Hired as Paralegal by Reck Law, PLLC, a Law Firm that Represents Washington State Injured Workers

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Washington State Workers Compensation L-and-I Attorney News

For Immediate Release   Contact: Ms. Tara Reck, Managing Attorney at Reck Law – Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Seattle office: (206) 395-6141      |       Port Orchard headquarters: (360) 876-4123 https://recklaw.com | https://tarareck.com | office@recklaw.com   SEATTLE & PORT ORCHARD, WASHINGTON, Apr. 12 2019 – Reck Law, PLLC is pleased to announce they have […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

How to protest an L&I decision

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Protest l-and-i claim decision

What is an L&I order When L&I makes a determinative decision in a workers’ compensation case, that determination is usually communicated to injured workers in an order. An order is a written decision and may be titled “payment order”, “order and notice”, “wage order” or “notice of decision” amongst other things. Whenever L&I issues a […]

Injured worker tips

Independent Medical Examination (IME) in L&I Workers’ Compensation claims in Washington State

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L&I workers compensation claim independent medical examination IME

The open and active phase of a workers’ compensation or L&I claim begins to wind down as the injured worker begins to approach maximum medical improvement (MMI) for their industrially related conditions. Maximum medical improvement does not necessarily mean the injured worker has returned to their pre-injury level of health. Often, injured workers are left […]