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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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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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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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Work Injuries and the ADA

Work injuried and the ADA

Work injuries and The ADA – What worker’s compensation rights do you have when you’ve been injured on the job? Is there an obligation for the employer to accommodate you? What is the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how does it interplay with workers’ compensation laws? These are a few common questions our clients…

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Final Admissions! Things That Happen at MMI

Final Admissions

Final Admissions! Things That Happen at MMI – We are wrapping up our series about what happens when you reach MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement). We’ve talked about what happens when you’ve been given restrictions, an impairment rating, and when you get a recommendation for maintenance care. Now let’s discuss what happens next. Final Admissions! What…

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