Getting to Know WWO: Doug Wyckoff

Q. When you’re not working, how do you like to spend your time? A. Reading, gardening. I used to follow Husky football, when that existed. Q. What are you currently (or most recently) reading? A. “Blitzed!” A story about how Germany’s pharmaceutical companies supplied meth and cocaine to the Nazi soldiers during World War II. […]

COVID-19 EXPOSURE AT WORK?

With the State of Washington reopening, there are concerns that returning workers could be exposed to COVID-19 while on the job. So, if you are exposed on the job, what do you do? We are here to help answer these questions! CAN I FILE A CLAIM WITH L&I IF I HAVE BEEN EXPOSED WHILE AT […]

COVID 19 – CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 03.24.20

Effective March 23, 2020, our office is temporarily closed to the public, due to the Covid 19 / Coronavirus restrictions. Our staff will be working remotely and we are continuing to provide our services to our clients.    If you need to contact our office, please call 360.528.4800 and leave a voice message.  We are checking our voice […]

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER APPEALING A DEPT. OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES’ ORDER

All parties have the same appeal rights. Any party (employer or injured worker) can appeal an Order from the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (Board.) BOARD OF INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE APPEALSThe Board is a state agency which is separate from the Department of Labor and Industries. The Board’s […]

REOPENING YOUR CLAIM

When your claim closes, it is thought you are capable of obtaining and performing reasonably continuous gainful employment, and unless you intend to retire you should probably look for work after the claim is closed. If you do not look for work you may be considered voluntarily retired and not eligible for future time loss […]