McDivitt’s Top 5 Workers’ Comp Blogs from 2015

2015 is coming to an end, and it’s made us think about our most read blogs this year. So, we have put together our top 5 workers’ compensation blogs for the year. They range in topics from whether workers’ comp benefits our enough in each state to whether your case is a workers’ comp or personal injury case. Check them out below:

  1. Workers’ Compensation: Recent Cases

wc1Multiple cases regarding workers’ compensation have been decided by the Colorado Court of Appeals this year so far. I wanted to go over a couple of interest to me, which in one case deals with whether one of the parties was an “employer” and in the other case whether the injured party was an “employee.” Read More →

 

  1. Workers’ Comp Benefits, are they Really Enough?

wc2NPR recently conducted a news investigation titled “More from Insult to Injury: America’s Vanishing Worker Protections,” and around the same time the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a report “Adding Inequality to Injury: The Costs of Failing to Protect Workers on the Job.” These both got me thinking about the tightening of purse strings when it comes to injured workers collecting their benefits. Read More →

 

  1. Does Workers’ Comp Cover Extreme Stress in the Workplace?

wc3When you think about a workplace injury you probably think about a broken bone or a burn. You imagine something extreme has happened to the body. But sometimes stress can be considered a workplace injury. Read More→

 

  1. Do You have a Workers’ Comp or Personal Injury Case?

wc4You are injured on the job and are unable to work. While struggling to take care of your medical needs you’re probably also trying to figure how to financially deal with everything and care for yourself, and possibly your family. You may even be frustrated with your employer if your employer’s negligent actions caused your injuries. Read More →

 

  1. Why Your Employer has 30 Days to Say an Injury on the Job Qualifies for Workers’ Comp

wc5Colorado has its own laws when it comes to workers’ compensation claims. These laws can often be confusing, especially to someone who has been hurt on the job and is now suffering. While workers’ compensation laws are here to protect employees’ rights to compensation for injuries received on the job, the law sometimes feels to the injured to favor his or her employer. Read More →





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