Injuries in the corporate workplace are a major practice area for The Babcock Law Firm. While we don't represent VA disability cases, a recent news item demonstrates that getting disability benefits isn’t always easier for soldiers injured on the job. Just ask Sgt. 1st Class Scott Lathan of Colorado Springs who suffered debilitating injuries when his vehicle was blown up in Iraq two 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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When you're suffering an injury, the last thing you want to deal with is confusing claim forms for your medications. Also consider that you may have to pay for your medications out of your own pocket and then wait for reimbursement. The costs and effort involved in filling your prescriptions for your injury can really build up! If you've been injured at work, you'll be happy to know that you Continue Reading
Colorado’s workers’ compensation saw a few changes effective January 1, 2008. One change is related to the injured worker’s choice of treating physician. Under Rule 8, Authorized Treating Physician, the employer or insurer must provide an injured worker with a list of designated providers, from which the person injured on the job can select a treating physician. The new workers’ compensation Continue Reading
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