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The State of Oregon has a benefit available to most workers in case of an injury they receive on the job. This benefit is called Workers' Compensation. When the situation arises that you need to use this benefit, reach out to the Law Offices of Peter O. Hansen for a capable Worker's Compensation attorney in Portland, OR.

Knowing the ins and outs of the laws and rules that apply to this benefit is difficult for anyone who does not deal with workers' comp day in and day out. However, Mr. Hansen has been successfully winning cases for his clients for more than 36 years. Request a free consultation from this experienced worker's comp attorney.

What Is Worker's Compensation?

Most workers are eligible for Worker's Compensation. This form of insurance comes from the state and provides payments to those who receive are hurt temporarily or permanently while working for their company. For the most part, workers get this benefit no matter who was at fault.

However, there are employees who are not covered and incidents that do not meet the requirements. To know what these exceptions are and to find out if they apply to your case, ask Mr. Hansen to explain.

Workers' Compensation Attorney with a Client in Portland, OR

Getting Answers to Worker's Comp Questions

The expenses and consequences of workplace injuries can be devastating. There are doctors and hospital bills to pay at a time when you may not be able to work for a period of time, perhaps indefinitely. What is covered? How much financial and medical help is available? For answers to those questions, you need to talk to a qualified Workers' Compensation lawyer, such as Mr. Hansen.

Under workers comp, injured employees receive medical care for their injuries, lost wages, help with retraining, and payment for permanent injuries. When someone dies as the result of a workplace accident, the family receives benefits. However, when a worker accepts these benefits, he or she cannot sue the employer.

Find Out If Your Claim Qualifies

An individual who is hurt on the job needs to make a lot of serious decisions at a time when he or she may still be receiving medical treatment or rehabilitation. However, Mr. Hansen says that it is in your best interests to file you as soon as you can. He is available to help you with the paperwork so you can get answers to the questions you have about your future. Request a free consultation.

Contact us today for knowledgeable answers to your questions and concerns about Workers' Compensation. Peter O. Hansen serves clients from Portland, Gresham, Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Oregon City, Oregon.