Shafer v Department of Labor and Industries

Michael J. Pontarolo

Case Conclusion Date:August 13, 2009

Practice Area:Workers Compensation

Outcome:Favorable to Injured worker (Shafer)

Description:Represented Association for Justice Foundation as Amicus Curiae. Wa. Supreme Court found that an injured worker's treating physician is a "party" to whom Department order must be communicated to before the 60 day limitation period for appeal commences under RCW 51.52.050