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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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Catching Fries: What Exactly Is In The Course Of My Employment?

Greeley workers’ compensation lawyers and Denver workers’ compensation lawyers will tell you many states have a loose definition of what kinds of activities are conceivably within an employee’s job responsibilities. While workers can only receive benefits when they’re injured on the job in the course of their employment, different states have different definitions of “in…

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How the Pain Diagram Can Help (Or Sink) Your Work Injury

Don’t underestimate the power of a “Pain Diagram”. At the very least, a Pain Diagram should be completed every time you see the primary care physician. Ideally, a Pain Diagram should be completed any time a physician or therapist examines you. A Pain Diagram can be helpful in a couple of different ways. First, the…

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Can I quit my job after a work injury?

Workers’ Compensation provides medical care, lost wages, and other benefits to compensate employees who sustain injuries on the job.  What happens if you decide to quit your job after your work injury in Colorado without consulting with a lawyer?  The answer is often not pleasant, depending upon when you and why quit.  In general we…

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Colorado Mining Injuries – Top injuries miners face

While mining continues to be a lucrative industry that is booming with new opportunities, these gains have not come without some risk to Colorado Miners. Many of the problems affecting miners are as a result of negligence on the part of the employer. Increased burdens in the form of taxes and regulations have made it…

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Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rises

Many experts and brokers are reporting increases in the cost of workers’ compensation insurance for employers. This is mostly due to decreasing profit margins on the part of insurers. It is also due to the rising medical costs over the past few years. Part of this is a good thing because it means that employers…

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5 Workers’ Comp Mistakes Injured Workers Make

Try as we might to prevent them, injuries happen. That’s why legislators, employers and insurers have created the workers’ compensation safety net: Protecting injured workers and employers alike from the crushing and unpredictable medical costs and lost time that a work-related injury or illness can cause. The workers’ compensation system is a legal system, and…

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