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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There are many ways for workers to suffer nerve damage in a work injury or work-related disease. For example, when nerve trauma or nerve compression occurs in a workplace injury, it can lead to nerve pain and damage. Another example is a work injury that pinches spinal nerves at the root. Such an injury can cause […] The post Nerve Damage and Pain in L&I Claim: Numbness and Tingling as Symptoms appeared first on Workers Compensation
Recently, I’ve been very busy wrapping up litigation in several cases. The litigation was before the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (known as BIIA or Board in short). The appeals in question were filed by work injury clients, which I represent. In general, an L&I claim appeal is filed after we receive an L&I claim […] The post L&I Claim and Independent Medical Exam (IME) Providers from Out of State appeared first on Workers Compensation
Objective medical findings are very important in every L&I claim and workers’ compensation claim. The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) distinguishes between objective and subjective findings. For example, when a work injury claimant describes their symptoms, that falls under subjective findings. However, medical exam results where a treatment provider can see, feel, or measure, […] The post Workers’ Compensation Claim: The Importance of Objective Medical Findings appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…
One challenging aspect of my job is to help work injury claimants set realistic expectations regarding their L&I claim. Very often, people have unrealistic presumptions after a work injury, for several reasons. One key reason is misinformation concerning how a workers’ compensation claim works.   L&I claim misinformation and common mistakes For me, it’s not […] The post L&I Workers’ Compensation Claim: Setting Realistic Expectations for Work Injury Victims appeared first on Workers Compensation –
Approximately 10 years ago, I remember attending a presentation with other workers’ compensation attorneys. The presenter was a representative of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I). The main topic of discussion was rolling out the Medical Provider Network or MPN.   Concerns and challenges under the medical provider network Every workers’ compensation attorney […] The post L&I Control Over Medical Treatment: The MPN and Best Practices appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington
What happens after my L&I claim closes? I get this question all the time. It’s one of the biggest points of stress for people after a work injury in Washington State. Moreover, this stress is particularly high for people that know they will incur additional medical costs after their L&I claim is closed.   Paying […] The post L&I Claim Closed – Who is Paying for Future Medical Expenses? appeared first on Workers Compensation –
I’ve been serving as a workers’ compensation attorney in Washington State for over 15 years. One of my biggest challenges is to find mental health treatment for clients with an L&I claim. I will go a long way to help my clients. However, it’s sometimes impossible to find treating psychiatrists who are medical doctors. Yet, […] The post L&I Claim Mental Health Treatment Options and Master Level Therapists appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington
The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) in Washington State provides reimbursement for some expenses under your workers’ compensation claim. Expense reimbursement may include travel costs as well as personal property losses. However, if you want L&I to refund these kinds of expenses, you must first meet certain requirements.   Workers’ compensation claim and refund […] The post L&I Claim Expense Reimbursement and Refund appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…
Did you know the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) provides coverage and benefits following a violent crime? L&I provides this coverage under the Crime Victims Act. It can be extremely helpful to victims with significant injury or limited health insurance. It can also be very useful for families of homicide victims. While […] The post L&I Claim for Crime Victims appeared first on Workers Compensation – Washington.…
People sometimes contact my office shortly after they suffer an injury at work. Other times, I get calls from people that started to develop a work illness or occupational disease. Often, these people are scared. They don’t know what to do. I can certainly understand why they want to call and talk to a work […] The post Filing a new L&I Claim or Workers’ Compensation Claim in Washington State appeared first on Workers Compensation