Protecting Injured Workers

Even in the safest workplace, accidents can happen. Unfortunately, these accidents often leave workers injured, with medical bills and unable to work for a period of time.

If you have been injured in an accident on the job, Hawn & Coughlin, LLP, is here to help. Our attorneys and staff at our Bend, Oregon, office are sensitive to the needs of our injured clients and their families. We work tirelessly to handle the legal details of your workers' compensation case so you can focus on healing and recovery.

What Is Workers' Compensation?

Workers' compensation is a program of insurance to which your employer pays a premium to ensure that workers who are injured in the course of their job duties or in their workplace are compensated for the losses they have suffered.

Types Of Accidents And Injuries

There are many types of accidents and injuries that may result in your qualification for workers' compensation, including:

  • Falling objects
  • Falls from heights
  • Slip-and-falls
  • Defective machinery
  • Construction site accidents
  • Failure of safety equipment
  • Forklift or other vehicle accidents
  • Car accidents in work vehicles
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Broken bones and crush injuries
  • Amputations
  • Burns (fire, electrical and chemical)
  • Serious abrasions and lacerations
  • Sprains and strains, torn ligaments

Talk To Us Today About Your Work Injury

We can discuss your specific case, questions and concerns during a free initial consultation. You will meet with a lawyer who can assess your situation and determine the best way in which to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits. Call us today at 541-241-6991 or contact us online.