Workers’ Comp Denied in Portland, OR
Experiencing a medical issue or injury at work can be scary and frustrating. But when you are denied your benefits, it can be truly disheartening. Fortunately, there are some courses of action you can take to make sure your needs are taken care of. At the Law Offices of Peter O. Hansen, you have someone in your corner to fight for your rights.
Mr. Hansen has worked with countless clients who have had their workers’ comp denied in Portland, OR. As a native of the state and someone who has been practicing law for more than four decades, he knows the most effective processes to use to increase your chances of receiving the positive outcome you deserve. If you’re ready to get the compensation you need to pay your medical bills or balance out your lost wages, schedule a free consultation to discuss your denied workers’ comp claim.
What to Do When You Have a Denied Workers’ Comp Claim
When your workers’ comp claim is denied, it can be pretty hard to keep your sense of hope up. But if you’re ready to appeal the decision, this attorney is ready to fight for you. It’s best to call Mr. Hansen as soon as possible after your claim is denied. That’s because you only have 60 days to appeal. When you call Mr. Hansen, he will start the process as quickly as possible so those precious days don’t dwindle away.
Unfortunately, Oregon is the only state in the country where injured workers must prove that the majority (51%) of their illness or injury comes from their working conditions. If you have pre-existing conditions, this can be difficult. That’s why you need a dedicated and experienced denied workers’ compensation lawyer.
From your first consultation to the end result, Mr. Hansen dedicates himself to your case. He finds out all the relevant medical information, including pre-existing conditions, and how your health affected you before and after your work-related injury or illness. Then he lets you know the possible and most probable outcomes so you know what to expect.
Experienced Denied Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Trust Mr. Hansen to dedicate himself fully to getting you the results you deserve. After more than 40 years serving injured workers just like you, this denied workers’ compensation lawyer knows the best legal paths to take given your specific situation. If needed, he may even guide you to litigation. This is necessary in some cases where a worker’s employer is at fault but the worker can’t provide the proof needed to get their benefits. No matter what your particular case may be, you can count on Mr. Hansen to handle your denied workers’ comp claim.
Contact Mr. Hansen today if your workers’ compensation claim has been denied. He proudly serves clients in and around Portland, Beaverton, Gresham, Hillsboro, and Salem, Oregon.