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Should You Appeal a Denial of a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Portland?

When you suffer what you believe was a work-related injury or occupational illness and you file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, you expect that you will get the benefits you need for your medical treatment and to replace the...

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Coronavirus in the Workplace

A COVID-19 diagnosis may be a compensable work injury. If you contracted COVID-19, or any other virus, as result of an exposure or at work you should file a workers’ compensation claim. DO NOT WAIT! You should also immediately notify...

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Does Workers Compensation Cover Travel To and From Work

The short answer is “it depends”! Generally, injuries that happen when a worker is on their way to work, or on their way home from work, are excluded from coverage under Oregon law. This is often referred to as the...

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Concerned About Coronavirus in Oregon? You Don’t Need to Leave the House to Meet with Our Lawyers.

We all have a duty to keep ourselves, our families, our neighbors, and our communities safe right now. This means temporarily reshaping the way we live our lives to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At the Law Offices of Jodie...

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What You Need to Know About Returning to Work After an Injury

It should go without saying that when it comes to returning to work after being out with a workplace injury, your doctor is the best person to turn to for advice. Sometimes an employer or its workers’ compensation insurer may...

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Common Reasons Why Workers’ Comp Claims Are Denied in Portland, OR

Workers’ compensation benefits can provide vital support for people who are hurt on the job in Portland and throughout Oregon. They allow employees who’ve suffered a workplace injury or work-related illness to receive medical treatment, partial wage replacement, compensation for...

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Questions to Ask Your Workers Compensation Lawyer

The workers’ compensation process in Oregon can be an extremely confusing and stressful process. Many people have understandable concerns about their rights throughout the workers’ compensation claims process. If you need help filing an initial claim, appealing a denied claim,...

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Can I Get a New Job While on Workers’ Comp?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Oregon, workers’ compensation can be a very valuable form of financial assistance that covers your medical bills and helps you get by while you are out of work. Some injured workers may...

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When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer in Oregon

If you’ve been hurt in a workplace accident, it is normal to have questions about your rights as an injured worker. How will I pay my medical bills? How will I pay my bills if I can’t work? When should...

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