Tag: Compensable Claim

Workers’ Compensation: Basic Elements of a Compensable Claim in Washington and Oregon

Employers, insurance companies and third party claims professionals should be aware of the basic elements required to establish a compensable workers’ compensation claim for industrial injury or occupational disease in Washington and/or Oregon. A clear understanding of the prerequisites of a claim will aid in the determination whether and to what extent an injured worker is entitled to benefits under the state statutory systems.