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Understanding the Disfigurement Benefit

Understanding the Disfigurement Benefit explained by Ronda Cordova

One of the most overlooked benefits in worker’s compensation to injured workers is a disfigurement benefit. We chatted with Ronda Cordova a very experience workman’s compensation attorney. She told us Colorado law provides disfigurement benefits if a worker has a scar or disfigurement due to an industrial injury or occupational disease. Disfigurement benefit covers what?…

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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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Marijuana Use Can Impact Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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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