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Pain Scale and How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain

Pain Scale And How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain

Pain Scale and How Injured Workers Can Rate Their Pain – In a doctor’s appointment an injured worker will be asked what’s their pain between 0 and 10, with 0 being no pain and 10 being the worst pain somebody can feel, but who knows what that means? The doctors never go on and describe…

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Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor

Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor

Independent Medical Exam to fight the Company Doctor – A lot of times we have clients who say they went to see the company doctor, but they still feel bad, and the doctors are telling them that there’s nothing else they can do for them. They know they’re not as good as they can get, and…

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Why Claims get Denied! Injured during horseplay?

Why Claims get Denied! Injured during horseplay? – When you’re injured on the job you have to show basically 3 things. One, you have to show you have an injury, you need medical care and you can’t do your job anymore or you can’t do it as well as you used to. Two, you have…

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Warning! If your employer says this…. watch out!

Warning! If your employer says this.... watch out!

Warning! If your employer says this…. watch out! – There are things that employers tell injured workers, who may think it’s not a big deal depending on the situation, but they’re actually big red flags, because it usually means something weird is going on and the employers are not taking their legal obligations under work injuries…

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When are Natural Disasters covered under WC?

When are Natural Disasters covered under WC? – In Colorado there’s something called Compensability, which means that if you sustain an injury on the job and you are entitled to compensation, then your injury is compensable, and that means that you’re entitled to medical care, lost wage benefits, etc. When are Natural Disasters covered under…

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What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you?

What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you?

What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you? – Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program created by the state’s legislature and it’s a requirement for employers to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance to pay for on-the-job injuries. What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you? This was established because…

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Workers’ Compensation and OSHA

Workers Compensation and OSHA

Workers’ Compensation and OSHA -Many workers are understandably upset if an employer refuses to correct an unsafe worksite. It’s worse if you get injured because of it! What are your options if that happens? Today we’ll talk about how Workers Compensation and OSHA address unsafe working environments. Workers’ Compensation and OSHA We’ll cover what your…

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Work injuries and Unemployment

work injuries and unemployment

Work injuries and Unemployment – If you’re injured, off work and you need income you might wonder if you should try to get Workers’ Compensation or if you should get Unemployment. If you’re off work due to a work injury and you have restrictions, in general, you will receive more from Workers’ Compensation than through…

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Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability

Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability

Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability – A very common concern when someone is disabled and has restrictions is if they should apply for disability, it’s a frequent question we get from our injured clients, but before answering, we need to know what kind of disability we’re talking about. Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability What are…

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