Injured worker tips

L&I workplace injury claim arising from sun and heat exposure

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L-and-I work injury claim from sun and heat

In recent news, the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) reminded workers and employers of the dangers associated with sun and heat exposure. In the greater Tacoma and Seattle area, we are currently experiencing sunny days with highs reaching into the upper 80’s. Consequently, the Department is being proactive, trying to avoid L&I work injury claims […]

Injured worker tips

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Workers’ Compensation Claims

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L&I workers comp claim carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common condition. It occurs when the nerves that run into the hand are impinged or squeezed when they travel through the wrist. Symptoms include pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands and arms. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has become a controversial diagnosis in workers’ comp claims and L&I claims. The controversy […]