A Colorado workers’ compensation or personal injury case going to trial is a huge step…fortunately, a mechanism exists to settle cases out of court since trials are a very lengthy and expensive endeavor where the outcome is much less certain. Mediation is the most commonly used form of alternative dispute resolution in Colorado and across the country. It’s a voluntary process where parties have Continue Reading
Workers’ Compensation & Work-Related Injuries
Nobody expects to be injured on the job. But the truth is, every year there are more than 30,000 workers’ compensation claims filed in Colorado.
You might think if you’re injured at work your employer will do what it takes to help you get through the injury, taking care of you and your family. Unfortunately, many workers find reality is a different story.
You need a Colorado workers’ compensation lawyer working on your behalf, to protect your rights and to make sure you receive the benefits you’re entitled to.
Representation by a work injury lawyer can more than double your settlement amount.
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In general, if you have a doctor you’re not satisfied with, simply find another one that accepts your insurance. But what can you do if the doctor your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance sent you to is not getting the job done? While the process isn’t as simple as making a couple of phone calls, Colorado Workers’ Compensation Rules of Procedure has a mechanism to allow you to make a Continue Reading
Understanding the law can be difficult for someone who doesn’t work in it day-to-day, and workers’ compensation is no different. Knowing what to do in the event of an injury on the job will help your claim go smoothly and prevent unnecessary delays. Workers’ Compensation is insurance your employer buys in the private market, to cover your financial needs in the event of an injury on the job. Continue Reading
We’ve been busy here at the Babcock Law Firm working to get the best possible results for our clients. But besides being the premier Colorado Workers’ Compensation and personal injury firm, we also strive to be the legal resource you turn to for legal information. You can now look forward to a regular infusion of informed insights here in our blog and also in our knowledge Continue Reading
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