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.

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.

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 […]

Getting to Know WWO: Ann Bronson

Q. Schooling or life experiences, which do you feel best prepares you for life? A. As much as I loved school, it has to be life experiences Q. What would your perfect weekend look like? A.  Sleeping in – going shopping with my girlfriend or mother in law – having a nice dinner– working out […]

Getting to Know WWO: Holly Schlottmann

Q. What do you miss most about being a kid? A. Having no responsibilities and being able to play all day. Q. What chore do you absolutely hate doing? A.  Folding Clothes! Q. If you could own a mythical creature, which one would you pick? A.  Unicorn Q. What is one of your favorite quotes? […]

Workers’ Compensation Today: Occupational Disease and COVID-19

See the published article here: https://www.trialnewsonline.org/trialnews/march_2021/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=2#pg2 Workers’ Compensation Today: Occupational Disease and COVID-19 It has been over a year since COVID-19 (coronavirus) made its appearance into our world. It has changed the way we live, interact, and work. While most businesses initially shut down, essential workers continued to remain at work. These consisted typically of […]