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Oregon Bicycle Accidents: Know the Law

Bicycling is a primary method of transportation in Bend. Preventative Oregon laws have been governed to avoid traffic accidents. In 2011, 677 cyclists were killed and an additional 48,000 were injured by automobiles in Oregon. An average of 2 cyclists are killed in the U.S. per day. Accidents can be prevented by following traffic laws. Laws for Drivers in Oregon …

If you think there is a problem with your claim you are probably right

If You Think There is a Problem With Your Claim You Are Probably Right

If the insurance company denies medical treatment or is dragging their feet before approving treatment, it is usually an indication that the insurance company is trying to limit your workers’ compensation benefits.  This could be an indication of a big problems with getting what you deserve from your claim.  The general rule of thumb is “if you think they are …

Be careful not to miss important deadlines

Be Careful Not to Miss Important Deadlines

Workers’ Compensation laws include many important deadlines which you must observer in order to preserve your rights.  These deadlines can be very short.  If you receive a claim denial, a denial of a specific medical condition or a denial of medical treatment from the workers’ compensation insurer, it is critical that you contact an attorney to discuss your rights and …

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Should I Appeal My Claim Denial?

If you receive a letter denying your Workers’ Compensation claim, you should consult with an attorney and in most cases appeal the denial.  This can be a very difficult process.  Consultations with our office are always free.  Please call to talk to an attorney if you recieve a claim denial letter.

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Delays in Approval for Medical Treatment?

Is the insurance company delaying its approval of your medical treatment.  This a common and very frustrating situation which can occur even after your Workers’ Compensation claim has been accepted.  There can be several reasons why the the insurance company is “playing this game.”  We can quickly sort out the problem and in most cases quickly get your claim back …

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Aron Yarmo to Chair Access to Justice Committee

Aron Yarmo has been named to act as Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Access to Justice Committee for 2013.  The mission of the Access to Justice Committee is to work to inform injured workers about their rights and to remove barriers to getting those rights.  The Workers’ Compensation laws can be very confusing.  Insurers have a distinct advantage because they …

James Bailey to Speak at the 2011 Workers’ Compensation Seminar

James Bailey will present a lecture focusing on Head Injuries, Psychological Injuries and Stress Conditions which occur on the job.  Mr. Bailey’s presentation will be part of the Oregon Law Institute’s 2011 Workers’ Compensation Seminar, held on September 30, 2011, at the Oregon Convention Center, in Portland.  This is the third time Mr. Bailey has been invited to speak on …

Aron Yarmo is a Member of the Access to Justice Committee

Aron Yarmo is a member of the Access to Justice Committee, of the Oregon State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Section.  The Access to Justice Committee has just completed a review of the State’s Workers’ Compensation information pamphlets and made recommendations to improve them to make sure injured workers can find a Workers’ Compensation Attorney.  The Committee wants injured workers to know …