Author: Anna McFaul

June 29, 2022
by Anna McFaul

Who is the attending provider? New Oregon Court of Appeals case provides some insight.

In Oregon, when a worker is treating with multiple providers it can be difficult to identify the attending provider is for purposes of claim closure….

February 9, 2022
by Anna McFaul

Is an Off-Premises Exercise Injury Compensable When Participating in an Employer Wellness Program?

In the recent Watt case, the Oregon Court of Appeals considered compensability of a claim where the worker was exercising off premises as part of…

October 6, 2021
by Anna McFaul

Oregon Court of Appeals Allows Assessed Fee When Order on Reconsideration Awards Additional Temporary Disability

In the recent Dancingbear case, the Court of Appeals awarded an assessed attorney fee when additional temporary disability benefits were obtained through the reconsideration process….

June 23, 2021
by Anna McFaul

Is an injury in a parking lot compensable in Oregon?

A work injury is compensable if the injury is “arising out of” and “in the course of” employment.  ORS 656.005(7)(a).  The “going and coming rule”…