How to Navigate L&I State and Self-Insured Injury/Illness Claims

1:30 - 3:00pm
2024-Ed Seminar-Tuesday, April 16
Location: Heritage CD
Speakers: Kevin Hart, Doug Palmer

When injured on the job or thinking about filing a workers compensation claim, there are several things you must think about and be prepared for early on in your claim.  While you may hope that you’re going to get better and back to work in a few weeks to months, be prepared for the claim to take longer to resolve.  For those longer claims, here are the types of benefits that are available.  Throughout, we will address how your Local can help you with your claim and your employer.  We will also talk about when you should consult with a local attorney.

Workers Comp Presumption & SIE’s Duty of Good Faith Presentation

About the Speakers

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart was hired by Clark County Fire District #3 in 1998. In 2004, he went to work for the Vancouver Fire Department and became a member of IAFF L452, Vancouver. He has served as Shop Steward, Secretary, and Political Action Director. From 2013-2015 he served on the Washington Labor and Industries (LNI) Self-Insurance...

Doug Palmer

Doug Palmer is a workers compensation attorney with 23 years of experience.  His first 10 years of practice was representing employers. In 2010, he moved to Vancouver and began exclusively representing injured workers.  Doug has represented injured workers all the way to the Washington State Supreme court.  Hamrick Palmer Johansen has four attorneys ready...

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