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Chapter 51.32 RCW


Who entitled to compensation.
Time and place of coverageLunch period.
Who not entitled to compensation.
Payments for children cease at age eighteenExceptions.
When compensation payable to employer or member of corporate employer.
Protection of awardsPayment after deathTime limitations for filingConfinement in institution.
Direct deposit or electronic payment of benefits.
Death benefits.
Determination of permanent disabilitiesClosure of claims by self-insurers.
Permanent total disability compensationPersonal attendant.
Permanent total disabilityDeath benefit optionsElection.
Additional payments for prior pensionersChildrenRemarriageAttendant.
Additional payments for prior pensionersPremium liability of worker and employer for additional payments.
Adjustments in compensation or death benefits.
Permanent partial disabilitySpecifiedUnspecified, rules for classificationInjury after permanent partial disability.
Temporary total disabilityPartial restoration of earning powerReturn to available workWhen employer continues wagesLimitationsFindingRules.
Vocational rehabilitation servicesBenefitsPrioritiesAllowable costsPerformance criteria.
Vocational rehabilitation benefits and optionsAdvisory committeeProceduresRequirementsDefinitionsCosts.
Vocational rehabilitation servicesApplicability.
Vocational rehabilitation pilot programVocational plans.
Vocational services and plansCostsMedical aid fund expenses.
Preexisting disease.
Medical examinationRefusal to submitTraveling expensesPay for time lost.
Medical examinationStandards and criteriaSpecial examinations by chiropractorsCompensation guidelines and reporting criteria.
Medical examinationDepartment to monitor quality and objectivity.
Further accident after lump sum payment.
Lump sum for death or permanent total disability.
Closing of claim in pension casesConsent of spouse.
Nonresident alien beneficiary.
Lump sum to beneficiary outside state.
Aggravation, diminution, or termination.
Occupational diseasesLimitation.
Occupational diseasesPresumption of occupational disease for firefightersLimitationsExceptionRules.
Self-insurersNotice of denial of claim, reasonsProcedurePowers and duties of director.
Self-insurersInformation to department.
Self-insurersEnforcement of compensation order against.
Claims of injured workers, prompt actionPaymentAcceptanceEffect.
Payment of compensation after appealEnforcement of orderPenalty.
Reduction in total disability compensationLimitationsNoticeWaiverAdjustment for retroactive reduction in federal social security disability benefitRestrictions.
Reduction in total disability compensationOffset for social security retirement benefits.
Recovery of overpayments.
Erroneous paymentsPayments induced by willful misrepresentationAdjustment for self-insurer's failure to pay benefitsRecoupment of overpayments by self-insurerPenaltyAppealEnforcement of orders.
Self-insured employer overpayment reimbursement fundWithholding from worker earningsUse of fundsException.
Payment of job modification costs.
Compensation for loss or damage to personal effects.
State employee vocational rehabilitation coordinator.
Chemically related illnessCriteria and procedures for claimsClaims management.
Chemically related illnessCenters for research and clinical assessment.
Chemically related illnessResearch projectsImplementation planFundingDeductions from employees' pay.
Injured offendersBenefits sent in the care of the department of correctionsExceptionLiability.
Self-insured employer overpayment reimbursement fund: RCW 51.44.142.
Victims of crimes, benefits: Chapter 7.68 RCW.