A good many of us take things for granted sometimes, not realizing good intentions and tireless efforts that go into making many things in modern life possible. If you’ve been injured on-the-job in Colorado, hopefully you were able to recover quickly and return to your job with no problems – you received the care and benefits you needed. In essence, the workers’ compensation system worked for 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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Working as a truck or cab driver carries additional risks that many other occupations don’t have…you’re on the road driving more which is a risky activity to begin with. Lifting heavy things can cause painful back injuries for instance. But it’s also easier to fall through the cracks in regard to Colorado workers’ compensation protection in these situations, leaving you holding the bag when Continue Reading
Bob Summers, director of the Colorado workers’ compensation agency released the maximum benefit guidelines for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. These guidelines are effective from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. Essentially, maximum workers’ compensation benefits mean the most you will receive in temporary total disability, temporary partial disability, permanent total disability, and/or death Continue Reading
Colorado on-the-job injury attorney R. Mack Babcock recently announced the successful outcome of a workers’ compensation and insurance bad faith suit for a trucker injured on the job in July 2007. In the end, the Babcock Law Firm secured approximately $310,000 in Colorado workers’ compensation benefits and financial settlements from the trucker’s employer and the insurance company they used to Continue Reading
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