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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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Things that Happen at MMI: Impairment Ratings

MMI Impairment Ratings Part II Things That Happen at MMI

Things that Happen at MMI: Impairment Ratings – When your doctor tells you “This is as good as it’s going to get” regarding your work injury, you’re considered at Maximum Medical Improvement. At that point you’re going to get an impairment rating, but what is that and how can it benefit you? It can get…

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What does MMI mean for a Colorado on-the-job injury?

MMI

MMI: On-the-Job Injury What does MMI mean for a Colorado on-the-job injury? – After your date of injury, the most important date is the day the treating physician says you are at Maximum Medical Improvement. What does that mean for you and your case? What if you disagree with the company Doctor? We’ll cover it!…

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Why Do I Have to Sign Releases?

Releases

Why do injured workers have to give permission to the insurance company to obtain pre-work injury medical and employment history? We’ll explain why and also explain what we do to preserve our client’s privacy. Why Do I Have to Sign Releases? What’s the purpose of a release? Something a lot of clients ask us is…

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