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BIIA LogoThe Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA) is an independent state agency. It is separate from the Department of Labor and Industries. The BIIA's purpose is to hear and decide appeals from decisions of the Department.

The purpose of this website is to provide useful information about the BIIA and the appeal process. You will find easy access to current laws, rules, and Significant Board Decisions.


Rules for Structured Settlement Agreements

The Board adopted rules for structured settlements under Engrossed House Bill 2123 on November 22, 2011, with an effective date of December 23, 2011. A copy of the rules is available by going to our structured settlement page.

The headquarters, and principal office of the BIIA is Olympia, Washington. Our mailing address is:

Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
PO Box 42401
Olympia WA 98504-2401

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., P.S.T., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays

Accommodation Policy

Any disabled person, who, because of a disability, needs a special accommodation to participate in a BIIA proceeding should complete and email this form to

If you need assistance completing the form, please call (800) 442-0447 or (360) 753-6823.

Note: If you want to postpone, suspend, or delay any proceeding, you must write directly to the applicable judge regarding these issues.

Please send your questions or comments about this website to