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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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Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation Benefits For PTSD?

 Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation Benefits for PTSD? With June being PTSD month, we recently took on that topic that can be quite confusing. We frequently handle cases with post-traumatic stress disorders in workers’ compensation injuries. As you could imagine, in most cases workers compensation does not cover PTSD claims very well. In Colorado,…

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Workers’ Comp & Cannabis: Find Out How Marijuana Can Affect Your Colorado Workers’ Compensation Case

April 20th has become an informal day to celebrate marijuana so today we wanted to let injured workers in Colorado how marijuana can affect their workers’ compensation claims.    Here’s 5 things you should know about using cannabis while seeking workers’ compensation benefits in the State of Colorado:  One. Marijuana use is still illegal under…

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The Truth About the Affordable Care Act and Workers’ Compensation

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) presented changes in healthcare coverage that often became controversial. Knee-jerk reactions from insurance companies and human resources organizations believed the ACA would either reduce care quality in workers’ compensation or encourage fraud. Independent non-partisan studies showed these fears were unfounded. In fact, the ACA did more to help workers’ compensation…

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud: 4 Stories of Those Who Were Caught

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Workers’ compensation fraud is a problem, due to propaganda, most think the fraud is perpetuated by the workers; however, employers also commit fraud by intentionally misclassify employees to widespread insurance schemes. These schemes cost the system money and detrimentally impact injured workers who rightfully deserve workers’ comp benefits. Fortunately, most big money scams are eventually…

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How Trump May Affect Workers' Compensation In Colorado

The new Trump administration has ushered in some changes that many Americans weren’t quite prepared for, and much of the impact is not yet fully known. After all, he’s only been in office for a little over four months, and many changes are yet to come. With respect to workers’ compensation (work comp) benefits, the…

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