Knee injuries are caused in a variety of different ways. It might have been a jolt of pain while lifting heavy objects, after falling or tripping, and something that develops over time from repetitive stress. No matter what caused the injury, as long as the injury is somehow connected to your job, you can pursue workers' comp benefits.
These often serious injuries may require extensive therapy or surgery. If you have suffered any of the following injuries while on the job in Oregon, you may be entitled to workers' compensation:
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear
Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tear
Chondromalacia patella (Patellofemoral Syndrome)
Law Office of Michael J. Orlando is a Beaverton law firm that helps people throughout the Beaverton & Portland, Oregon area at every step in the workers' compensation process. We will fight to get you needed benefits that help you back onto your feet.
Insurance companies often engage in a deceptive game in which they attempt to hide your condition. They do this by accepting a claim for a lesser serious injury while ignoring the real diagnosis.
Bringing your case to a lawyer is the only way to prevent insurance companies from playing this game with your injury.
I take forceful action to ensure that insurance companies take my clients' cases seriously. If you are unsure whether or not your knee injury is work-related, call my office and I will assess your case at no charge. Email my Beaverton & Portland, Oregon-area office or call. I am located in Beaverton, but work with clients from Portland, Eugene, and throughout the state.