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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) presented changes in healthcare coverage that often became controversial. Knee-jerk reactions from insurance companies and human resources organizations believed the ACA would either reduce care quality in workers’ compensation or encourage fraud. Independent non-partisan studies showed these fears were unfounded. In fact, the ACA did more to help workers’ compensation…

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When it comes to marijuana use on-the-job, the best advice is “don’t do it!” Contrary to what you may believe, whether for medical or recreational uses, your right to toke is not protected by law in the work environment. Colorado has legalized both the medical and recreational consumption of marijuana, but our state laws still…

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Workers’ Compensation is an important employee benefit and right. It’s designed to pay for treatment associated with injuries and illnesses that occur as you perform duties associated with your job. However, it can cover eight unusual injuries you may have never considered before now. Company Events At the company picnic, you trip while playing volleyball…

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The Statute and case law permits a physician to delegate to a PA the determination of MMI. Susan Griego injured her wrist at work on June 6, 2016, when a trash dumpster lid closed on her hand. After being provided a list of designated medical providers, the claimant elected to treat at the CCOM clinic. The claimant…

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  In the current political climate, it’s important to pay attention to more than just the presidential race. While that certainly calls the most attention to itself in terms of politicizing and polarizing people, other measures on the ballot and future legislation can affect Colorado voters significantly. Specifically, Denver workers’ compensation lawyers are looking at…

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