UNDERSTANDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION: NEW! The formerly hard copy‐only client booklet "Understanding Workers' Compensation" is now available
as a flipbook online. Please view it here!
RECENT DECISIONS & INTERESTING CASES UPDATE: New documents added to the Recent Decisions section and three new cases added to the NEW Interesting Cases page - which can be found by clicking on the blue tab above (right under the News & Announcements title) or by following THIS LINK!
MIXX 96 FM RADIO INTERVIEW with WAYNE WILLIAMS: Listen to the new radio interview with Wayne Williams on the Dick Pust show in our Media section... or just click here to download/listen to an MP3 of the interview right now!
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER APPEALING A DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES' ORDER: All parties have the same appeal rights. Any party (employer or injured worker) can appeal an Order from the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (Board.) This is a general outline of the definitions and procedures which govern these appeals. Download PDF
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POSTS: A new video has been added to the Media section! Also, remember to check the
regularly and read the new post on what's really involved in a
Security Guard Job!
NEW RADIO ADS ONLINE: Three NEW Radio Ads have
been added to the MEDIA
section! Listen to the most recent radio ads for Williams, Wyckoff
& Ostrander, PLLC. right
NOTE: You may also directly
download MP3 files of the most recent radio advertisements:
Vocational Rehab Counselor,
Independent Medical Examiner,
Settlement. View the Media page for all of our
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS: If you are injured on
the job, generally the Department or your Self-Insured employer will pay for
prescription medications necessary for treatment of accepted conditions, if it
serves a curative or rehabilitative purpose... Read more!
HOW TO FILE AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINER
The Departments website states
IMEs should provide unbiased, accurate and comprehensive information and
be carried out with dignity and respect for the worker. Unfortunately,
many IME providers have not read the Departments website...
more! Download PDF
STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS: There have been some
recent major changes to Washington Workers Compensation Laws... Read more!
IS DLI A TRUSTEE?: The Department of Labor &
Industries Fulfilling its Duty as a Trustee for the Injured. Download PDF