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WCEA’s Workers Compensation Bill Passes General Assembly

Our firm’s founder, R. Mack Babcock, is also acting president of the Workers’ Compensation Education Association (WCEA). Each year, the WCEA lobbies on behalf of legislation for injured workers.

Senate bill 14-191 passed the Colorado General Assembly around the first of May and was signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 31st. This new law relates to procedures resolving workers’ compensation claims and takes effect on July 1st, 2014.

The WCEA is a lobbying group that consists of Denver workers’ compensation attorneys like R. Mack Babcock that want the system to work effectively and fairly for injured workers. Mack has been involved in other bills from past sessions that have improved the system as well.

Below is a summary of bill 14-191 and what it may mean to the injured employee.

If you’ve suffered a job injury, contact the Denver based law office of R. Mack Babcock for a free consultation.

You want an attorney like Babcock that fully understands all the details of workers’ compensation law and that has the passion and desire to make sure injured employees are treated fairly.  Please also check out our blog, or download our handy workers’ comp guide for more information regarding your benefits and rights as an injured worker.

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