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Reopening a L&I Claim Under Washington Labor and Industries State Laws

March 7th, 2017 Posted by Workers' Compensation 0 comments on “Reopening a L&I Claim Under Washington Labor and Industries State Laws”

If your Washington L&I claim has been denied in the past and you’re looking to see if you’re eligible to reopen it, there’s still a chance. Read my summary below to see if you are eligible for “good cause.”

If you need help reopening an L&I claim, feel free to reach out to myself or any of the experienced Tacoma L&I attorneys at Washington Law Center.

“Can I Reopen My L&I Claim?”

RCW 51.32.160(1)(d) provides that an application to reopen an L&I claim shall be granted if the Department of Labor & Industries does not issue an order of denial within 90 days of the Department’s receipt of that application.  

However, there is one exception to this rule. (more…)

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