What to Do When Injured on the Job

When you get ready to go to work, whether in an office or warehouse, you expect the area to be free of hazards and safe to navigate. You expect your equipment to function as intended without fear of anything catastrophic. Unfortunately, workers in Oregon get injured on the job every day. You may feel shocked […]

Most Common On-The-Job Injuries

When we’re at our workplaces, we expect to be safe and protected. The unfortunate reality is that workplace injuries are very common, and they are rarely the fault of the worker. Learn about some common on-the-job injuries that people face each day so that you may be able to keep yourself safe while you’re at […]

Understanding Oregon’s Worker Compensation Laws

If you were injured at your place of work, you may be entitled to seek worker’s compensation. However, each state handles worker’s compensation differently, and there are things you need to understand if you are looking to file for worker’s compensation benefits in the state of Oregon. Are You Covered? Not every worker in Oregon […]

Can I Get Workers Compensation Off the Clock

The typical American adult spends a larger percentage of their time at work than at home. With so many hours devoted to our jobs, your employer must provide you with workers’ compensation if anything were to happen to you at work. However, sometimes injuries happen outside of work but are technically work-related. In these cases, […]

Understanding Worker’s Compensation in Oregon

Worker’s compensation exists to help anyone who got hurt on the job, as it’s the responsibility of the employer to minimize risk and ensure their employees are safe. In Oregon, the complexity of these laws may make it hard to know what you’re entitled to and when. You Need to Do It Soon After an […]

Difference Between Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Cases

Although they are very similar, there are a few major differences between a personal injury and worker’s compensation case. Knowing the differences between the two is crucial, especially if you find yourself trying to decide between the two for a claim. If you file under the wrong case type, you may not recover the damages […]

I Got Hurt at Work, But I Need Time to Think About Filing a Claim

Workers’ compensation insurance can help you with lost wages and costs for medical care, but not if there is too much lost time. Oregon has very strict timelines when it comes to workers’ comp claims. If you think you may be injured, you’re better off taking precautions and explore your workers’ compensation rights than waiting […]

3 Simple Ways to Prevent Workplace Repetitive Stress Injury

Did you know repetitive stress injuries are eligible for workers’ compensation in the state of Oregon? This particular type of claim can pose some challenges. You must be able to prove your repetitive stress injuries, prove the injuries are work related, file the claim in time, prove you’re eligible for disability benefits, and ensure you […]

How to Protect Yourself From Falls From Elevation: A Stay Safe on the Job List

Are you concerned about falls from elevation when at work? Falls are one of the leading causes of injury in the construction industry and similar workplaces. Falls from ladders, roofs, scaffolding, platforms or other elevated areas can be prevented with proper safety measures. Safety Tips to Avoid Falls From Elevation If possible, choose an elevated […]

Do I Need a Lawyer to File a Workers Comp Claim in Oregon

In Oregon, workers compensation insurance covers almost every working person, with the exception of federal government employees and certain seafaring jobs. The worker’s comp system is meant to pay benefits to anyone who suffers an injury or debilitating disease in the course of their work. Every working person has the legal right to file a […]