Protest L&I Decisions

Protest

If you disagree with a decision made by L&I on a claim or payment, you have the right to file a protest with L&I.

Appeal

If you disagree with L&I's decisions, you may appeal to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA).

You may appeal directly to the board without first protesting to L&I. However, after receiving your appeal, the board will notify L&I so that we have an opportunity to reconsider our original decision.


For more details

RCW 51.52.060 - Notice of appeal - Time - Cross-appeal - Departmental options

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