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L&I Benefit Information for Injured Workers with 12 Proven Links That You Can Use Now

Learn About L&I Benefits Here. Your L&I Claim Gives You Access to Benefits.

This website is guide to L&I Benefits in the Washington State Workers’ Compensation system. Nobody teaches classes on how to survive the effects of a serious job injury in a complex workers compensation system. You need to learn these things, and you need to learn them now.  This website will  help.

We have decades of experience helping injured workers in Washington State. We are here to share our knowledge with you.

  1. Medical Care

    You may choose your own doctor from the medical provider network and have the medical bills related to your job injury or occupational disease paid for, so long as the treatment you receive is found to be necessary and proper. See Medical Care for more information

  2. L&I Time Loss Compensation Benefit

    Off work with no money coming in? You may receive L&I time loss money every two weeks while you are certified as unable to work. This is a partial wage replacement. Learn how to start and keep L&I  time loss. See How Do I Get a Fair Time Loss Rate .

  3. L&I Permanent Partial Disability Settlement (PPD)

    Injured workers have a right to receive a permanent partial disability (PPD) settlement from L&I. The settlement money is for impairment existing at claim closure. Information about workers compensation money and settlement amounts can be found here:  How to Get a Fair Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Settlement.

  4. L&I Vocational Training

    Limited vocational assistance may be available if your injury continues to totally restrict your ability to work. Job training is a discretionary Washington workers compensation benefit. See L&I Vocational Training.

  5. L&I Pension Payments

    If you can prove that your injury is so serious that you cannot return to any gainful employment, you may be eligible to receive pension payments for life.  It doesn’t matter that your employer does not have a pension plan. This is  an L&I injury pension and you may qualify.  See L&I Pension for detailed information.

  6. L&I Death Benefits

    Were you to  die from a job-related injury or occupational disease, your surviving spouse and dependent children have a right to receive a monthly pension. See L&I Pension.

  7. L&I Travel Reimbursement

    If pre-authorized, reimbursement for travel mileage, parking, tolls, food, lodging and lost wages will be paid in connection with medical treatment. Travel Reimbursement Form

  8. L&I Loss of Earning Power Benefits (LEP)

    While your claim is open, if you perform part-time or light-duty work for less pay than you made at the job you were injured on, it may be to your advantage to collect LEP benefits. These are money benefits that, in part, make up the difference between the pay rates of your current and previous jobs. More Information on LEP.

  9. How to Open an L&I Claim

    Opening an L&I claim starts with a visit to your doctor.  The very first time you see a doctor is the time to file your claim. Review our Detailed Guide to Starting an L&I Claim

  10. Reopening Your L&I Claim

    After your claim is closed by final order, if your medical condition worsens and requires additional medical attention, you may apply to Reopen Your Claim.

  11. L&I Claim Suppression

    You have a right to file an L&I claim if you have suffered a job injury or occupational disease. Some employers will violate your rights and try to keep you from filing a claim. Read about claim suppression and what you can do about it. Claim Suppression of L&I Workers Compensation Claims

  12. Moving out of State with an L&I Washington State Claim

    You can move out of state even if you have an open Washington  State L&I Claim. Read about it here.  Moving out of State with an L&I Washington State Claim


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