Filing a Claim

Getting Medical Treatment

Find out what steps you should take if you are injured on the job. Information about getting medical help, selecting your doctor and filing your claim. Check out what your doctor and employer should be doing.

Working with Your Employer

Advice for working with your employer after an injury. Learn about your rights and responsibilities.

Filing Your Claim

How to file a workers compensation claim with your doctor. Tips on filling out your accident report and following up with your doctor and L&I. Find out what your doctor and employers responsibilities are.

  • Want to streamline your L&I claim? File online.
  • Can't file online? File by phone: 1-877-561-FILE.
  • If you work for a self-insured employer, file your claim directly with them.

Injured by a Third Party?

Information about the legal rights of workers when the workplace injury may have been the fault of a "third-party" someone other than the employer or a co-worker.

Impairment Ratings and Disability Certification

Learn about how permanent worker injuries are rated or certified as a disability by the doctor before the claim is closed.

Independent Medical Exams

Exams performed by independent doctors to get more information about a worker's medical condition.

Claim Reopenings

Find out how the worker, the employer or the doctor may apply to have a claim reopened, if the injured workers' condition worsens.

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