If you experienced a sudden injury at work, it may be obvious that you should receive workers’ compensation benefits. Still, you might wonder if the circumstances of your injury qualify.
Or maybe you gradually developed a health condition because of repetitive movements in your job or exposure to hazardous chemicals. It can be harder to pinpoint exactly when the problem started.
This much is certain: When you know you’re struggling with your health because of something that happened at work, that’s when you know you should get workers’ comp benefits.
You worked hard. You showed dedication. When you can’t work because you were hurt on the job, you shouldn’t be left with nothing.
Workers’ comp benefits, which in Washington are run by the State Department of Labor & Industries, can cover the medical bills related to your workplace ailment.
Workers’ comp can also pay you a large portion of the lost wages you’re missing while you can’t work.
But workers’ comp sometimes works against you. You need help from someone who knows their way around the system.
If you can’t work, let us go to work to get you benefits.