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4 Essential Questions We Ask Injured Workers

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Questions we ask injured workers – As a Workers Compensation Attorney, Britton Morrell and colleague, Angelica, discuss four fundamental questions injured workers are asked and why.  They also address how the answers are significant in helping you with your claim. 1) When were you injured? Injured workers, one of the obscure rules, and many times…

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What Happens if You Get Injured During a Coffee Break?

What Happens if You Get Injured During a Coffee Break

How does Colorado law handle injuries that happen during an employee’s coffee break? Since you’re not actively working at the time is your injury still covered under workers compensation? The answer is YES because mandated breaks are required by law and therefore getting injured while on your break would be covered by workers comp. Here…

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Red Flags Adjusters Look for in Workers Comp Claims

To help our clients avoid problems rather than try to repair any damage later on down the road, Margaret, a former adjuster, shares the issues that are “red flags” from an adjuster’s point of view. Red Flags Adjusters Look for in Workers Comp Claims Late Reporting – When does the injured worker claim the incident…

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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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What Are The Most Fatal and Costly Work Injuries

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Each year, the Division of Worker’s Compensation Colorado creates a massive and comprehensive report recapping the prior year’s work injuries. This data contains many detailed statistics and facts about claims. These statistics cover fatalities in on-the-job injuries, the types of industries where injuries are likely to occur, and what genders or ages are the most…

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Am I Eligible? Requirements for Workers’ Compensation Claims In Colorado

In the current job climate, many people find themselves jumping at the first work opportunity that comes along without waiting to find out if their employer provides workers’ compensation insurance. Greeley and Denver workers’ compensation attorneys often have to do research to make sure a person’s injury is covered by his or her company’s workers’ compensation…

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