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Workers Compensation Settlements: Should You Settle?

If you are going through a workers compensation claim, you might wonder whether you should accept a Structured Settlement offer. After all, the dollar amount of the settlement can seem very attractive. Before you chose a Structured Settlement offer though, it is important to consider all of the factors.

Eligibility

Under Washington state law, not all workers are eligible for a structured settlement. To qualify, you  must currently be aged 53 or above, and your approved claim must be at least 180 days old. If you do not meet these criteria, you cannot settle your workers compensation claim. Continue reading

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