L&I pension payments When the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) places a work injury claimant on pension, then their L&I claim is closed. However, the injured worker receives pension benefits for the rest of their life, so long as they remain unemployable. L&I pays out pension benefits monthly, around the 15th of each month.… Continue reading L&I Pension – Permanent Total Disability
Vacation is supposed to be a fun time for friends and family. The thought of having an accident or getting injured is something we all worry about before taking a trip, so we take all the necessary precautions to ensure we remain safe while traveling. What we don’t normally think about is our personal safety… Continue reading Avoid These Common Hotel Personal Injury Accidents
Assault is a crime, and anyone suspected of assault generally faces judgement in a criminal court room. However, an assault case can also be brought forth as a civil lawsuit against the wrongdoer. After all, the injuries a person can suffer from an assault can easily cause them a long list of damages and losses,… Continue reading Can I Sue Someone in Civil Court for Assault?
Medical Summary also referred to as Medical Chronology and Medical Synopsis is a document consisting of the events that have taken place in a patient’s treatment. Summarizing of medical records is a very important part of a personal injury, mass tort, nursing home abuse, long-term care, medical malpractice and allied cases. Summaries are of two… Continue reading Medical Summaries In Brief
Personal injuries from a dog attack which arises from someone else’s negligence is serious business. All too often the individual who has been bitten by a dog has no idea where to begin to receive compensation for their injuries. These attacks can be very serious both physically and emotionally. This is especially true if children… Continue reading Dog Bite Laws May Not Protect You or Your Family
Can I choose my own doctor for my L&I claim? Under the Medical Aid Rules of the Industrial Insurance Act, a person with a workers comp claim may freely choose or find their attending provider. Furthermore, WAC 296-20-065 outlines L&I’s policy for transferring to another provider. With certain exceptions, there’s no reason for a claim… Continue reading Can L&I Make Me Transfer to Another Doctor for My Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If you were wrongly injured in an accident, you can expect to file a claim for compensation coverage, either with your own insurance company, or with the negligent party’s insurance carrier. You may even need to file a third party claim if more than one person was involved or responsible for your accident and subsequent… Continue reading What Is the Role of an Accident Lawyer?
Anyone who gets injured in a motor vehicle accident should hire an attorney to help them with their compensation claim. You might wonder why this is necessary. Often the injury happens due to the carelessness of someone else. When such a situation arises, there could be many kinds of financial losses which the victim and… Continue reading Know How a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Handles Compensation Claims
It is probably true for all parents that kids grow up too fast. Before you know it, your little ones go from jumping rope in the driveway to pulling out the driveway with their car! Once your teen is old enough to have a drivers’ license, it is important for you to understand your duty… Continue reading Are Parents Liable For Their Teen’s Driving?