More often than not, when employees are injured on the job, someone is around to witness the incident and provide supporting testimonial. But what if you suffer an injury when no one is around to back up your claims? Unfortunately, many unwitnessed work injury claims are denied — at least initially. There are a three steps you can take after a work accident to better document your injuries and 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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A few related questions our Colorado attorneys frequently get asked during the course of settlement negotiation and mediation of a workers' compensation case is: Am I going to get taxed on the final settlement amount? Do I have to claim workers' comp benefits as income when filing taxes? Are workers' comp settlements taxable? The short answer to all of these questions is no. As Continue Reading
If you've been injured at work, you can file a work injury claim and get your medical expenses covered through workers' compensation. There are several steps involved, so knowing exactly what you need to do will help make the process easier. The Babcock Law Firm specializes in Colorado workers' compensation and has helped hundreds of injured workers through their work injury claims from start Continue Reading
Colorado employers may be happy to hear that the cost of workers’ compensation insurance is on the decline. This is a direct effect of employers and employees implementing workplace procedures that prevent workplace injuries. The exact calculation of this good news comes from a decline in loss costs associated with workers’ compensation. However, workplace trends indicate a potential increase in Continue Reading
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