Five Common Mistakes Can Derail Your Workers Comp Claim

Being injured on the job can be a difficult time in your life. Workers’ compensation is designed to help make you whole again, but the bureaucracy associated with workers’ compensation claims can be challenging for even the most patient person to navigate. If you’ve been injured on the job, you…

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Do I Need a Doctor for My Workers’ Compensation Case?

Injuries related to your job could be occupational (happen over time) or specific (ex; falling at work). If you are injured from a job-related illness or accident, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance should be responsible to cover all reasonable and necessary medical treatment. The treatment is meant to cure your…

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Coming and Going Rule

 If you are injured on the way to work – who pays? Workers’ compensation is designed to provide defenses to workers who are injured on the job. However, the coming and going rule means workers generally cannot collect compensation if they are injured while commuting to work, which limits the…

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Colorado’s Drilling Problem

The Denver Post recently did a five part series, “Drilling Through Danger,” about the dangers oil and gas workers face in Colorado, a more in-depth account of Colorado’s oil and gas industry than previous pieces they have done, and which I wrote about last July. First off, The Denver Post…

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Statutory Employer, Who’s That?

Sometimes terms are thrown at you, and when you don’t understand them you can become confused and frustrated. If you have been injured on-the-job, terms and dates have probably come up that you just don’t understand, and now you are overwhelmed. One of those terms you may have heard is…

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