• The Walthew Workers’ Comp Blog

    This blog by The Walthew Law firm will keep you informed about changes in workers’ compensation laws and social security benefits in Washington state, as well as educate you about workers comp rights. Learn more about what’s happening in our state and at The Walthew Law Firm.

  • Jan
    23
    Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

    The following article is from our newsletter. Sign up for our quarterly email and learn more about The Walthew Law Firm, our Everett and Seattle disability lawyers, personal injury law, and workers’ compensation. When you are injured due to another Continue reading →

    Dec
    28
    Safety During the Holidays and Winter Months

    The following article is from our newsletter. Sign up for our quarterly email and learn more about The Walthew Law Firm, our Seattle and Everett workers’ compensation lawyers, personal injury law, and our social security disability services. As the weather Continue reading →

    Dec
    12
    2017 Workers’ Comp Rates Rise by Less Than One Percent

    On November 30, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced that the average premium for workers’ compensation coverage would rise by only 0.7% in 2017. L&I covers about 2.6 million workers and determines rates for about 170,000 Continue reading →

    Nov
    20
    Workers’ Comp Structured Settlement vs. Pension

    The following article is from our newsletter. Sign up for our quarterly email and learn more about The Walthew Law Firm, our Seattle and Everett workers’ compensation lawyers, personal injury law, and our social security disability services. People often ask Continue reading →

    Nov
    11
    The History of Veteran’s Day

    On November 11, the United States will celebrate Veterans Day, honoring all the men and women, living and dead, who have fought for our country. While some schools and businesses are closed for the holiday, others may hold a period Continue reading →

    Oct
    19
    Will Feds Oversee Workers’ Comp?

    NPR recently reported that the US Labor Department was calling for “exploration” of federal oversight and federal instituted minimum benefits in state workers’ compensation. The article, written by Howard Berkes and Michael Grabell for NPR.org and featured on The Walthew Continue reading →

    Oct
    4
    It’s Your Right To Vote

    Most of the country is aware that the November election is fast approaching. At The Walthew Law Firm, we hope that every U.S. citizen registers to vote and exercises their right to cast a vote on Election Day. After all, Continue reading →

    Sep
    19
    Starting a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    When you get injured on the job, Workers’ Comp should give you immediate safety-net benefits that can help you make ends meet until you get better. If you suffer a work injury, there are only a few simple, but important, Continue reading →

    Sep
    6
    Is “Happy Labor Day” Enough?

    As social security benefits and workers’ compensation lawyers in Seattle, The Walthew Law Firm appreciates it when the media stands up for workers everywhere, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. That’s why we were drawn to a recent Seattle Times Op-Ed Continue reading →

    Aug
    30
    Labor Day’s True Meaning

    The first Monday in September is nationally recognized as Labor Day. We all enjoy a three-day weekend and see the holiday as the symbolic end of summer and maybe our last chance to get out of town. But, behind this Continue reading →

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