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Law Office of Michael J. Orlando

I Don’t Like the Doctor They Sent Me To. What Can I Do?

An injury at work can have a serious impact on your health. To recover fully from your injury, you’ll need excellent medical care from a doctor that you trust. But, what if you don’t like the doctor that the hospital or your employer sent you to?
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Law Office of Michael J. Orlando

What If My Workers’ Compensation Claim is Denied?

Workplace accidents can happen for any number of reasons, and when they do, it’s reassuring to know your expenses will be covered by worker’s compensation benefits. Workers’ comp insurance is required for the majority of Oregon employers and ensures that costs like medical bills and lost wages are covered by your plan.
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Law Office of Michael J. Orlando

Dispelling Workers' Compensation Myths

Employees who are injured in a work-related accident are entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits, including medical bills, lost wages, and permanent disability due to their injuries. However, there are lots of collective popular opinions and false assumptions out there surrounding workers' compensation insurance claims in Oregon.
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Can You Reopen Closed Workers’ Compensation Cases in Oregon?

If you’ve ever been injured in a work-related accident, you know that workers’ compensation will cover your medical expenses and any lost wages that are related to the injury. Most employers in Oregon are mandated by the state to carry this insurance for their employees, and by doing so, they ensure the safety and security of the workers as well as themselves since receiving these benefits means employees cannot pursue litigation.
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Can I Apply for a New Job While on Workers' Comp?

If you have been hurt on the job, workers’ compensation may reimburse you for your medical bills and cover a portion of your lost wages. Many injured workers who receive workers’ compensation benefits are unable to return to their job until they recover from the injury.
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Michael J. Orlando

Injuries That Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

You spend many hours of your life at work, making it very possible that one day you might suffer an injury while you are on the job. You may even develop an illness or disease because of your line of work. In any situation where an injury or illness happens due to your job, you can count on having medical bills because of it.
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Workers’ Compensation & Third Party Claims

When a worker gets injured while performing their work duties, they may be able to obtain compensation for some of their expenses and losses by filing a workers’ compensation claim against the employer’s insurance.
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