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What if You Die Due to Work Injury? Your Family’s Rights

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Workers Compensation – What Are Your Family’s Rights if You Die Due to Work Injury? – We help families who have lost parents or spouses to a fatal work injury. Workers Compensation provides basic benefits to these families. We are here to make sure you get the full amount the law entitles to you. What…

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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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What a Difference An "AND" Makes In Colorado Work Injuries

THE Industrial Claims Appeals Office (ICAO) HIGHLIGHTS A MAJOR LIMITATION ON MAINTENANCE MEDICAL CARE Intersection between a law with a later statute creates a major distinction for injured workers’ medical care rights. Lola Chism injured her left shoulder in July 2009 in an admitted work injury.  Following what was described as “considerable” physical therapy, and…

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Appeals Office Shifts the Burden to Injured Workers in Responsible for Termination Claims

Injured Workers must now be ready to provide evidence explaining that work absences weren’t their fault. Injured workers who lose their job while treating for a work injury are entitled to lost wage benefits, called Temporary Total Disability.  However the Colorado Legislature changed the law allowing employers to avoid paying lost wages to injured workers when…

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