An injury on the job is a serious matter. A work related injury can interfere with your ability to work and earn a living, it can also damage your relationship with your employer if not handled correctly. Furthermore, there are TIME LIMITS on how long a person has to report his injuries, so it is crucial to act fast! Injuries which happen on the job involve a completely different set of laws, so make sure you have the right team on your side. Contact our workers compensation attorney.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Matthew C. Hines have a lot of experience in personal injury and Workers’ Compensation cases, and helping you get adequately paid through Workers’ Compensation. Our law firm has won numerous cases both inside and outside the courtroom and we have a very high success rate.
When in the workplace, workers become ill or are injured, a safety net is provided by workers’ compensation laws, to assist these individuals being compensated for their injuries, lost wages, and medical expenses, along with various other things. Unlike a personal injury claim, in the case of a workers’ compensation claim, whether or not they are at fault for the accident, workers that are injured are entitled to receive statutory benefits. They are not however, allowed to recover for their suffering, pain, or any other damages, that in a personal injury lawsuit are recoverable.
Workers’ Compensation Common Accidents and Damages
In the workers’ compensation claim process, there are many different stages. Including employing the services of an attorney, certifying that the injury was related to work, and having your case tried or settled before an arbitrator. Critical to the success of your claim will be the first steps you take after a workplace incident occurs. and Get together at once with a workers’ compensation lawyer or workers’ compensation attorney as quickly as possible. We will make certain your claim is promptly filed and all your legal rights properly protected.
Answering Workers’ Compensation Key Questions
In a workers’ compensation claim, the critical question is whether the injured workers’ employment caused (or made worse) the illness or the injury. And even though this question appears to be a simple one to answer, it is on complex legal concepts applications that it frequently will turn. This is why your best ally is a workers’ compensation attorney to help make certain that for the permanent nature of your injury you receive maximum monetary compensation, lost wages, medical expenses, and any other benefits you are due.
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We will offer you an assessment of your situation’s facts, and also offer you advisement on your rights. Please do not hesitate to obtain your free legal consultation. You could forever lose your rights if you do not pursue your case in a timely fashion your claim.
And unless we make a monetary recovery for you, there are NO FEES involved. We like to treat all of our clients as if they are family. We believe you deserve the highest level of attention, respect, and compassion, along with the best legal representation possible. We can come to your location if you are injured. We also offer easy payment plans.
If you’ve been injured at work in Portland, Oregon, or the surrounding area, you might want to consider consulting with a Workers compensation attorney at Jodie Ann Phillips Polich.