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4 Essential Questions We Ask Injured Workers

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Questions we ask injured workers – As a Workers Compensation Attorney, Britton Morrell and colleague, Angelica, discuss four fundamental questions injured workers are asked and why.  They also address how the answers are significant in helping you with your claim. 1) When were you injured? Injured workers, one of the obscure rules, and many times…

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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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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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