Success Story – Mrs. Thompson and the 30 year claim

Unfortunately, many people are injured at work, especially in labor intensive employments. In fact, in 2020, the US had roughly 4 million work-related injuries that required medical treatment. In Washington State 3.5 per 100 full-time workers are injured. Once a worker is injured, they should file a claim with the Department of Labor and Industries […]

New Office Hours for WWO!

Effective immediately, our new office hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

WWO LOBBY REOPENING SOON!

HERE ARE SOME FAQs ABOUT THE REOPENING OF OUR LOBBY TO THE PUBLIC! Q: When will WWO’s lobby reopen to the public? A: We are reopening our lobby to the public starting December 6, 2021. Q: Do I have to wear a mask when coming into the lobby? A: Yes. We will not allow anyone […]

COVID 19 UPDATE – LOBBY CLOSED

Effective September 13, 2021, our office is temporarily closed to the public, due to the COVID 19 / Coronavirus restrictions. Our staff will be continuing to provide our services to our clients.    If you need to contact our office, please call 360.528.4800 or email our office at wwo@wwolaw.net. Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

WWO will be closing its office May 28, 2021 at 12:00pm and will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. If you need to drop documents off to WWO between the above dates, please place it in the dropbox outside of the front door or you can scan the document(s) and […]

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Worker’s Compensation Attorney

The Law is Complicated Worker’s Compensation law is highly technical. You typically must rely on case and statutory law throughout an entire claim. A solid claim can quickly unravel without the help of a trained attorney. Even experienced lawyers typically do not represent themselves in court in many cases. Attorneys have the education and are […]

Senate Bill 5115: What It Means for Frontline Workers Who Contract COVID

The Senate Bill 5115 (SB 5115) establishes health emergency labor standards. Specifically, it will affect Workers’ Compensation in Washington State by creating an occupational disease presumption for frontline employees and the contraction of COVID-19. The bill contains an emergency clause that states the bill will take effect immediately once signed. SB 5115 passed the state […]

WWO Lobby Reopening Soon!

HERE ARE SOME FAQs ABOUT THE REOPENING OF OUR LOBBY TO THE PUBLIC! Q: When will WWO’s lobby reopen to the public? A: We are reopening our lobby to the public starting May 3, 2021. Q: Do I have to wear a mask when coming into the lobby? A: Yes. We will not allow anyone […]

Getting to Know WWO: Kathy Chauvin

Q. What is something you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t yet? A. Travel to the Netherlands. Q. What’s your favorite way to spend a three day weekend? A. Working in the yard when it’s nice and having BBQ’s with my kids. Q. What was the craziest job you’ve had? A. I haven’t really had […]