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Workers’ Memorial Day – Remembering our fallen co-workers

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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), […]

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How COVID-19 is impacting your L&I work injury claim in Washington State

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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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L&I claim and remote medical exam telehealth service

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It’s important that injured workers and medical providers know that telehealth is a valid option for keeping your L&I claim moving forward. Telehealth also allow you to limit exposure for at-risk individuals while respecting social distancing guidelines.   What is Telehealth? Telehealth allows a person with a work injury to get medical care remotely through […]

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L&I workers’ compensation claims in Washington State and the quality of medical opinions

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Being an Attending Provider in an L&I claim or a workers’ compensation claim in Washington State can be burdensome. In fact, the Attending Provider (or Attending Physician) has a big job to do.   Attending provider duties in an L&I workers compensation claim More explicitly, there are several important responsibilities that come with being an […]