Can I Be Terminated While On Workers’ Comp?

If you or a loved one sustained an injury in the workplace, then you should be protected by workers’ compensation insurance, at least when it comes to recovering compensation for medical bills and most of your lost wages. However, can an employer terminate a person who is currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits? The answer to… read more

What Happens During Workers’ Comp Mediation?

Anytime a person sustains a workplace injury in Oregon, they should be able to recover compensation for their medical bills and a major portion of their lost wages. However, there are times when employers and insurance carriers push back from having to pay out compensation. This could include an outright claim denial or refusing to… read more

Workers’ Comp For Part-Time Employees

The workers’ compensation system in Oregon is robust. Just about every employer in this state is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance for every employee they have, including part-time employees. Here, we want to further examine the requirements of employers concerning workers’ compensation, the types of compensation available to part-time employees who sustain on-the-job injuries,… read more