Oregon Workers’ Compensation FAQs

When individuals go to work in the state of Oregon, they do so with the understanding that they will be cared for in the event they sustain an on-the-job injury. The Oregon workers’ compensation system is robust and offers strong protections for those who sustain injuries or illnesses at work. Here, we want to answer… read more

Workers’ Compensation For Industrial Accidents

Every worker deserves to have a work environment free from unreasonable dangers. However, we do understand that there are some workplaces that are inherently more dangerous than others. Industrial work environments present significant challenges to safety, but employers still have a duty to take steps to keep the workers safe as possible. Regardless of steps… read more

What is the Difference Between Workers Comp and Employers Liability?

Work injuries are not uncommon throughout our region. Regardless of what type of work a person is involved in, there is always a risk that an employee can sustain an injury or illness. Whether you work in the trucking industry, in agriculture, in fisheries, or at an office complex, there are ways to sustain injuries…. read more

Safety Tips For Communication Tower Workers

As our country becomes more and more technologically interconnected, the need for continual updates to communication towers is rapidly increasing. This means that new communication or “cell” towers are continually being constructed and older ones are constantly being upgraded. Those who work on these cell towers face significant risks each day, and it is vitally… read more

Portland Construction Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

A trench collapsed and killed a 27-year-old worker in Portland yesterday. The construction worker was at the bottom of a trench working on a sewer line when the walls on both sides of the trench collapsed. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, the crew was using temporary bracing walls to prevent the collapse of the… read more

Slip & Fall Spinal Cord Injury | Portland Personal Injury Lawyer

Slip, trip and fall accidents can have serious effects on the spinal column. Advanced imaging shows the difference between pre and post-fall lumbar scans. Slip and fall accidents can occur virtually anywhere. Injuries range from mild to permanently debilitating. Paulson Coletti’s Portland personal injury lawyers represent individuals who have been wrongfully injured in these types… read more

Employer Liability FAQ | Portland Work Injury Attorney

For Oregon workers injured on the job, securing the compensation they deserve can be a confusing and convoluted process. Our attorneys break down Oregon’s employer liability law. What’s the difference between workers’ compensation and employer liability? Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that your employer carries to protect them against liability in the event… read more