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

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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 […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) and Physical or Functional Capacities Evaluation (PCE or FCE) in Workers’ Compensation Claims

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What happens when a workers’ compensation or L&I claim starts winding down? And what are the terms Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) and Functional Capacities Evaluation (PCE or FCE) referring to?   As I outlined in prior posts, the open and active phase of a workers’ compensation claim is the phase where the claim is open […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

Representing Washington State injured workers’ across the state and out-of-state

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Did you know that we represent Washington State injured workers almost everywhere across the state? And some that moved out of state? Our technology infrastructure enables us to work with clients no matter where they reside…   I strive to provide my clients with excellent representation. In my opinion, providing excellent representation requires relevant workers’ […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

Moving out of state during an open L&I or private insurance workers compensation claim

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Leaving Washington State During Open L&I workers compensation claim

Sometimes injured workers need to move during the pendency of their L&I or private insurance workers’ compensation claim. It so happens that sometimes they believe they are not “allowed” to move because they have an open claim. This simply isn’t true. Injured workers have the right to move for any reason during their claim process. […]