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FMLA and Work Injuries – WC & Other Laws! Part 1

FMLA and Work Injuries

FMLA and Work Injuries – Today we will discuss the interaction between Workers’ Compensation, a State Law, and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a Federal Law. When you are off work due to a Colorado work injury you have a right to lost wage benefits but what about your job? Is it protected? Can…

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Final Admissions! Things That Happen at MMI

Final Admissions

Final Admissions! Things That Happen at MMI – We are wrapping up our series about what happens when you reach MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement). We’ve talked about what happens when you’ve been given restrictions, an impairment rating, and when you get a recommendation for maintenance care. Now let’s discuss what happens next. Final Admissions! What…

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Time in Workers Compensation – Part 2

Time in Workers Compensation

Time in Workers Compensation – We’re continuing our discussion about how long these take in the legal system when it comes to Colorado work injuries! Making a “claim” for an injury is different and legally distinct from giving “notice” of your serious on-the-job injury. Know the difference and know how great lawyers can help you.…

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Things that Happen at MMI Maintenance Care

MMI Maintenance Care

Things that Happen at MMI Maintenance Care –  The doctors may tell you that you’re at MMI but you might still need medical care. We’ll discuss the two types of medical care and help you figure the next steps to take care of your work injury. Things that Happen at MMI Maintenance Care What is…

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Workers Comp Settlement Conference – Getting the Best Settlement

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

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 in a Colorado Work Injury

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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What Happens if You Get Injured Working at Home?

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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