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oil and fuel industry

Oil fields are hotbeds for dangerous work. Those workers who make their careers out of oilfield work are often well-compensated but, as workers’ compensation attorneys know, dangerous work means the a higher possibility of workplace injury. In the past five years, for example, nine oilfield workers have died while working at crude oil production tanks…

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Performing work in any environment can include exposure to risks, workplace accidents, and occupational diseases. Every worker in Colorado would surely agree that the loss of pay resulting from these unforeseen circumstances will likely bring a series of financial challenges. Luckily, the state of Colorado has several laws in place to protect workers in case of an accident…

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Colorado Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Kaplan And Morrell explain how the Injured Workers Pharmacy works and processes prescriptions for injured workers in Colorado. Find out how the IWP helps injured and disabled workers get their medications without having to worry about being denied coverage for medications needed for work related injuries. If you’ve been injured at…

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Reporting Injuries At Work Is Important

Duty to Report Work Injuries only triggered when compensation and benefits are “payable.” Colorado Law requires employers and their insurers to notify the Division of Workers’ Compensation of injuries “for which compensation and benefits are payable.”  CRS §8-43-103(1). Mr. Flores claimed he injured his back on September 24, 2012 when he and other co-workers moved…

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