The purpose of workers compensation is to ensure the payment of certain benefits to injured workers regardless of who’s fault caused those injuries. Workers compensation is known as a “no-fault” system. However, the workers compensation laws change from state to state, and that includes the benefits to which you might be entitled, as well as the time you have for bringing and pursuing your claim. At Caldwell Law Group, PLLC, we handle workers compensation claims in both Idaho and Washington.
OVERVIEW OF IDAHO WORKERS COMPENSATION
In Idaho, the if you are in the course and scope of your employment with your employer, and you sustain an injury, either as a result of an accident or an occupational disease, you may be entitled to certain benefits. The benefits to which you may be entitled, include the following:
OVERVIEW OF WASHINGTON LABOR & INDUSTRIES
The workers compensation act in Washington was signed into law in 1911. Since that time, the Law has been modified and molded by the Washington legislature and the Courts. In Washington, you may be entitled to the following benefits:
Click on the links below to see recent decisions obtained by Mr. Caldwell for his clients:
- Morrill vs. State of Idaho, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund
- Clark vs. CMTB and State Insurance Fund
- Jensen v. Andrus Distributing Inc., Explorer Insurance, and Richardson Trucking, Idaho State Insurance Fund
If you believe you may be entitled to additional benefits as a result of you industrial injury, give Caldwell Law Group, PLLC a call us at 208-743-5299 fill out the form below.