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Injured arm or leg

If you injured your arm or leg in a Colorado Work Injury…read this! Injured Arm or Leg in a Colorado Work Injury – If you have been injured on the job in Colorado and hurt your shoulder, hip, knee, or elbow, your doctor may do something called contralateral normalization. What is that? And how will…

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injured working at home

What happens if you get injured working at home? – With the growing number of people working from home due to COVID-19, we’ve been asked frequently, “What happens if you get injured while working at home?” What happens if you get injured working at home? Workers compensation questions like these hinge on the details so allow…

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Worker’s Compensation and Pregnancy

Worker’s Compensation and Pregnancy – If you are a worker who was injured on the job and pregnant, you might be concerned about how these combined conditions affect your worker’s compensation claim. Don’t let your rights be affected by your pregnancy, get a lawyer in your corner. Worker’s Compensation and Pregnancy Do I have to…

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Violaciones a las Reglas de Seguridad

Quien es Culpable: Reglas de Seguridad Hoy vamos a hablar sobre quien es culpable con las Reglas de Seguridad. Reglas de Seguidad existen para que tanto los trabajadores como patrones se sientan protegidos y seguros. Es importante que esto sea una realidad, todos obedezcamos las reglas de seguridad, tanto el patrón que debe hacerlas cumplir.…

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How to Talk About Prior Injuries and "Problems" After You've Been Injured at Work

One trap for unaware injured workers is when doctors, adjusters, or lawyers ask about prior injuries or prior medical history. Prior Injuries – Often, we see well-meaning and honest clients deny having prior medical “problems” only to find medical records documenting pain complaints before the work injury. We help guide clients to understand how to…

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Independent Medical Examination

Independent Medical Examination – Know Your Rights! Why Would the Insurance Company Require an Independent Medical Evaluation (RIME)? The insurance company from time to time can require that you attend an independent medical evaluation for the following reasons: (a) If you have a work injury (b) If you are treating and receiving medical care and…

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Doctor for your work injury

Today’s blog addresses something that we see happen a lot with clients, which is that you are choosing the wrong doctor for your work injury. Choosing a Doctor for your Work Injury – Designated Physician List in Colorado If you are injured on the job in Colorado, you give your employer notice of your on-the-job…

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