Reck Law – Workers' Compensation Attorneys

Reck Law – Workers’ Compensation Attorneys is a law firm dedicated to helping work injury claimants in Washington State. The law firm has several locations in the greater Seattle and Tacoma area. The law firm strives to help people with an L&I claim or a workers’ compensation claim navigate the complex workers’ comp system, and to ensure that injured workers receive the medical treatment and financial benefits they deserve under the law.

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People that work on your workers’ compensation claim tend to use many acronyms. In practice, abbreviations and acronyms help stakeholders convey terms and concepts efficiently. However, most work injury claimants have enough trouble understanding the L&I claim process without throwing acronyms into the mix.   Understanding acronyms in your workers’ compensation claim Over time, I […] The post Acronyms and Terms in Your L&I Claim or Workers’ Compensation Claim in Washington State appeared first on…
There are many work environments where employees and contractors work alone. Unfortunately, these professions and workplace settings have higher risk of work injury or assault.   Working alone: What is Isolated Worker? The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) defines “Isolated Workers” as janitors, security guards, hotel housekeepers, and room service attendants who spend most […] The post L&I Claim for Janitors, Security Guards and Housekeepers: Protecting Employees That Work Alone appeared first on Workers
In my experience, many bus drivers suffer from upper extremity work injury and occupational disease. There are many reasons for these types of workplace injury and industrial illness. In fact, top causes include applying force (in the arms) to drive the bus and repetitive arm movements to operate bus functions. On top, other reasons include […] The post Work Injury for Bus Drivers: L&I Issues a New Warning appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington
In L&I claims, it’s sometimes challenging to identify the root cause for certain medical symptoms after a work injury. Many times, doctors write their initial diagnosis as a sprain or strain.   Soft tissue work injury in L&I claims We frequently see sprain or strain diagnosis in chart notes in soft tissue injuries. These workplace […] The post L&I Claim Sprain and Strain: Medical Diagnosis Challenges appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…
The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has an ongoing safety research project for temporary workers. The goal of the project is to better understand the high frequency of their work injury incidents.   Work injury research project for temporary workers L&I is working hard to better assess temporary employment injury risk factors. To achieve […] The post Work Injury for Temporary Workers: New Law and Historic Legislation appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington
Negligence isn’t typically an issue in a workers’ compensation claim. When a work injury happens, or work illness develops over time, it doesn’t matter who’s at fault. In general, except in very rare circumstances, work injury claimants cannot sue their employer. Similarly, if a worker is injured at work or suffers an occupational disease, the […] The post Motor vehicle accidents at work: Negligence and Third-Party L&I Claims appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington
The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) performs research and maintains data about every workers’ compensation claim in Washington State. In fact, its database of L&I claim information contains data from 2007 through 2020. The data captures each workplace accident type, body parts, and the nature of the injury. In addition, they store information about […] The post L&I Claim for Finger and Hand Work Injury appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…
The Industrial Insurance Act governs your workers’ compensation claim in Washington State. You can find this Act in Title 51 of the Revised Code of Washington (or RCW 51 in short). Under RCW 51, the goal is for the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) to provide benefits to work injury claimants and their dependents. […] The post L&I Claim and Potential Issues for Truck Drivers: The Trucking Exemption appeared first on Workers Compensation –
As a workers’ compensation attorney in Washington State, I often see L&I claims involving truck driver work injury. Also, I can attest that trucking work accidents can be severe and costly. In my experience, common occurrences of trucking work injury include slips, trips and falls. These workplace accidents happen in a variety of ways. Sometimes they […] The post Trucking Work Injury and Occupational Disease Cases in the L&I Claim Settings appeared first on Workers Compensation
Knee workplace injuries are very common in the workers’ compensation claim ecosystem. The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) studied the frequency of knee claims from 1999 through 2007. In conclusion, they found that 7% of all claims involve knee conditions. Practically speaking, that translates into roughly 25,000 knee work injury incidents in under 10 […] The post L&I Claim for Knee Work Injury appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…