Washington Workers’ Compensation

Retro Program
for Employers in Washington

Here's How Vigilant Can Help

Prevent Workplace Injuries and Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

Take a proactive approach to reducing claim-related expenses by keeping your employees safe and working. Worry less about navigating L&I processes so you can focus on what you do best—running your Washington business.
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You’ll get your own dedicated claims manager who will handle all of your claims from start to finish with the goal of closing claims quickly and fairly.

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Premium Refunds

As a member of Vigilant's retro program, you can reduce future quarterly premiums and earn a refund on the annual premiums you pay to L&I.

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A Holistic Approach

Solve Your Workers' Comp Issues with Vigilant Retro

Vigilant provides an integrated approach to preventing injuries, addressing overlapping legal issues and reducing costs through effective management of claims.

  • Dedicated claims managers learn your business and manage claims quickly and effectively
  • Dedicated safety professionals help reduce hazards, prevent injuries and build a strong safety culture
  • Employment attorneys get involved when tough claims intersect with employment law issues
  • Reduction of quarterly premiums and the opportunity to earn refunds on the premiums you pay to L&I
  • Stay protected from assessments through our Penalty Reserve Trust and reinsurance

Why Choose Vigilant Retro?

Lower workers' comp costs and resolve claims quickly and fairly.

Our team of claims managers, safety professionals and employment attorneys are ready to help reduce your workers’ comp costs and help you earn premium refunds.

Over $132 million in refunds

Over the last 32 years, we have averaged retro refunds of 24% and have saved our members in Washington over $600k in PPD over-payments and incorrect ratings.

Penalty-free for 30+ years and counting

Our retro program has never been assessed a penalty and our reserve trust is currently worth over $4.5 million.

50+ years combined experience

Our 5 claims managers are experts in their field and know the ins and outs of Washington's L&I and the retrospective rating program.

All your services, in one place

You'll have access to our team of safety, claims and employment law attorneys who love a good challenge—like overlapping legal issues and workers' comp claims, for instance.

Jodi Slavik
Employment Attorney &
Strategic Services Director

Carl Yamada
Claims Manager
Trish Leimbach
WA Workers' Comp Director