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Is medical malpractice covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Is medical malpractice covered by Workers' Compensation?

Is medical malpractice covered by Workers’ Compensation? – If you’re injured on the job, it could happen that your treatment is delayed or not provided in a timely or quality basis, and that might result not only in needless extended pain, but in additional disability or impairment because of the lack or treatment or timely…

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Can my employer talk with my doctor?

Can my employer talk with my doctor?

Can my employer talk with my doctor? – Too often when you’re injured on the job your employer sends you to the doctor’s office, but when you go, your supervisor or someone from safety also goes with you and tells you that you have to let them come into the appointment with you because it’s…

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We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers’ Comp Claim

We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers' Comp Claim

We Track your Money (EVERY PENNY) in a Workers’ Comp Claim – One of the big differences between Workers’ Compensation cases and personal injury cases or other kinds of lawsuits is that in those cases there’s only one check, nothing gets paid until the very end with one check which has to cover everything. We Track…

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Getting Lost Wages After a Work Injury?

Getting Lost Wages After a Work Injury?

Getting Lost Wages After a Work Injury? – If you’re off work because of a work-related injury you should be getting 2/3 of your lost wages. Unfortunately, one of the arguments that an employer can raise to deny you lost wages while you’re treating, is that you’re responsible for your termination. Getting Lost Wages After…

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What Does it Mean to be Released Back to Work?

What does it mean to be released back to work?

What Does it Mean to be Released Back to Work? – Today we’re going to talk about what happens when the doctor releases you back to work after you’ve been injured on the job. What does that mean? How do you know what your work restrictions are and how can they affect you? What are…

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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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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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