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What to Do if Your Workers’ Compensation Case in Colorado is Denied

In some cases, getting compensated in the aftermath of an injury might not be as easy as you initially anticipated. In the vast majority of circumstances, workplace injuries are covered by employers with worker’s compensation insurance. This doesn’t mean your claim will be accepted. If your case is denied, there are still some options and…

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What is the IWP and What Does it Do?

IWP is an organization that focuses on delivering medicinals at the homes of injuries individuals. This is not exactly like your average mail-order pharmacy, as IWP’s service is particularly geared towards people who have experienced recent injuries. Read on to learn more about some of IWP’s most distinctive marks and perks.  Fast turnaround and prompt…

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How Your Work Injury Can Affect Your Home Life

Getting injured could become the gateway to a wide range of issues, and the aftermath of an accident should never be taken lightly. Injuries are scary to deal with. In some cases, the effects of an accident could have lasting impacts on your daily routine. Some people are stuck with post-injury symptoms that they need…

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Pinnacol Privatizing: Insurer of Last Resort for Multiple States?

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  In the current political climate, it’s important to pay attention to more than just the presidential race. While that certainly calls the most attention to itself in terms of politicizing and polarizing people, other measures on the ballot and future legislation can affect Colorado voters significantly. Specifically, Denver workers’ compensation lawyers are looking at…

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Top Ten Most Costly Work Injuries Of 2016

The Liberty Mutual Research Institute revealed 2016’s top ten causes of the most costly work injuries. Here they are: 1. Overexertion involving outside sources. $13.79 Billion (Examples include lifting, pushing, pulling objects.) 2. Falls on the same level. $10.62 Billion (Slip and falls on slippery surfaces) 3. Falls to a lower level.  $5.50 Billion (Scaffold,…

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Case Update: If The Insurance Carrier Shuts Off My Lost Wage Benefits – Can I Get Penalties?

MacDougal v. ICAO, Bridgestone Retail Tire Operations The Court of Appeals put out an (unpublished) opinion affirming the denial of penalties against an adjuster for failing to reinstate lost wage benefits (TTD). On February 6, 2015, a Physician’s Assistant (PA) – not the actual Authorized Treating Physician – placed the injured worker at maximum medical…

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Worker’s Compensation Fraud 101

  Workers’ compensation entitles employees to certain financial assistance when they experience job-related injuries or health problems. However, some people take advantage of this system by falsifying the compensation claims for personal gain or for the benefit of another party. While a Denver workers’ compensation lawyer can help you with your claim, it is still…

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