Workers’ Compensation in Colorado: What Should I Do?

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If you were injured at work in Colorado, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Here are a couple of immediate steps to take in order to protect your rights and receive the proper treatment and compensation needed to fully recover. What Should I Do First? • Seek medical attention if needed. • Submit a […]

Colorado Worker’s Compensation: Your Employer’s Responsibilities

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In Colorado, employers are required to purchase insurance for their employees from a workers’ compensation insurance carrier. When a worker is injured, his or her claim is filed with the insurance company, or self-insuring employer, who pays medical and disability benefits according to a state-approved formula. What if my Employer Fails to Provide Worker’s Compensation?In […]

Workers’ Compensation in Colorado: Frequently Asked Questions”

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What is Worker’s Compensation?Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated program that provides compensation to employees who suffer injuries and illnesses on the job. It acts a safety net for employees. In Colorado, businesses must have workers’ compensation insurance to cover employee injuries. Workers’ compensation laws are designed to ensure that employees who are injured on the […]