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Three Steps To Take If You Are Injured at Work in Colorado

Injured at work

Remaining safe and avoiding injuries while working is part of everyone’s job. Unfortunately, accidents happen. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred with private industry employers in 2016, which shakes out to about 2.9 cases per 100 full time equivalent workers. While job-related injuries or…

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Social Media and Workers’ Compensation – Colorado

Social media

Well, good morning. today, I wanted to talk with you briefly about what happens if you’re injured and you are on social media. That particular topic came into full focus this week with a client of mine and a client that was not mine. Let me talk about the client that wasn’t mine. A law…

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Changes in 2018 Denver Workers’ Compensation Laws

Workers' Compensation Laws

The General Assembly adopted three bills affecting injured workers in Colorado. Workers’ compensation insurance is in place to protect injured workers and their employers in the state of Colorado. This insurance pays for medical treatment and a portion of lost wages when an employee is injured on the job. According to state law dating back…

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Workers’ Comp & Cannabis: Find Out How Marijuana Can Affect Your Colorado Workers’ Compensation Case

April 20th has become an informal day to celebrate marijuana so today we wanted to let injured workers in Colorado how marijuana can affect their workers’ compensation claims.    Here’s 5 things you should know about using cannabis while seeking workers’ compensation benefits in the State of Colorado:  One. Marijuana use is still illegal under…

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What to Do if Your Workers’ Compensation Case in Colorado is Denied

In some cases, getting compensated in the aftermath of an injury might not be as easy as you initially anticipated. In the vast majority of circumstances, workplace injuries are covered by employers with worker’s compensation insurance. This doesn’t mean your claim will be accepted. If your case is denied, there are still some options and…

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What is the IWP and What Does it Do?

IWP is an organization that focuses on delivering medicinals at the homes of injuries individuals. This is not exactly like your average mail-order pharmacy, as IWP’s service is particularly geared towards people who have experienced recent injuries. Read on to learn more about some of IWP’s most distinctive marks and perks.  Fast turnaround and prompt…

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How Your Work Injury Can Affect Your Home Life

Getting injured could become the gateway to a wide range of issues, and the aftermath of an accident should never be taken lightly. Injuries are scary to deal with. In some cases, the effects of an accident could have lasting impacts on your daily routine. Some people are stuck with post-injury symptoms that they need…

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