Labor and Industries (L&I)

L&I sends $503,200 fine to Dollar Tree in Washington State for workplace safety violations

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L&I fines employer for work place safety violation

When we think of jobsites that pose high risk for industrial injuries, we think of jobsites that involve heavy equipment, complex machinery and power tools. Other examples of high risk environments include hazards such as heights or high voltage. However, a news bulletin from the Department of Labor and Industries earlier this week serves as […]

Labor and Industries (L&I)

Washington State Supreme Court asked to weigh in on doctrine for Workers’ Compensation cases

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Washington State L-and-I Workers Compensation Cases

Today the Washington State Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that very likely will have dramatic implications for the future of workers’ compensation law in the State of Washington. After reviewing pleadings in this case, I believe the Court’s decision will address significant legal concepts, which function as pillars of the administration of workers’ […]

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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 […]