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workers comp settlement conference

Many injured workers find themselves going to a workers comp settlement conference and can find the whole process intimidating. Workers Comp Settlement Conference – Will you have to testify? What will the Judge do or order? Don’t worry! With an experienced lawyer you’ll be prepared and hopefully, come to an agreement you can accept. Does…

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die due to work injury

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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Injured arm or leg

If you injured your arm or leg in a Colorado Work Injury…read this! Injured Arm or Leg in a Colorado Work Injury – If you have been injured on the job in Colorado and hurt your shoulder, hip, knee, or elbow, your doctor may do something called contralateral normalization. What is that? And how will…

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injured working at home

What happens if you get injured working at home? – With the growing number of people working from home due to COVID-19, we’ve been asked frequently, “What happens if you get injured while working at home?” What happens if you get injured working at home? Workers compensation questions like these hinge on the details so allow…

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Violaciones a las Reglas de Seguridad

Quien es Culpable: Reglas de Seguridad Hoy vamos a hablar sobre quien es culpable con las Reglas de Seguridad. Reglas de Seguidad existen para que tanto los trabajadores como patrones se sientan protegidos y seguros. Es importante que esto sea una realidad, todos obedezcamos las reglas de seguridad, tanto el patrón que debe hacerlas cumplir.…

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safety rule violations

Safety Rule Violations! Are your benefits getting reduced because the carrier or employer says the injury is your fault! Hold on! It’s not that simple! Read Safety Rule Violations – Understanding Your Rights Was the work injury your fault or your employer’s? The truth is, it doesn’t matter either way… In workers’ compensation, it doesn’t…

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How to Talk About Prior Injuries and "Problems" After You've Been Injured at Work

One trap for unaware injured workers is when doctors, adjusters, or lawyers ask about prior injuries or prior medical history. Prior Injuries – Often, we see well-meaning and honest clients deny having prior medical “problems” only to find medical records documenting pain complaints before the work injury. We help guide clients to understand how to…

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