Are All Workplace Injuries Covered by Colorado Workers Comp?

What Colorado Worker’s Compensation Insurance Covers and What It Doesn’t Cover Having a safe workplace is one of the most effective ways to reduce financial and human costs associated with workplace injuries and increase productivity. Workplace injuries are common in many different kinds of business, but due to lack of sufficient information and employees not understanding their rights, they often go uncompensated. Some of the common workplace injuries include burns, lacerations, overexertion, falls, slips, or trips.  By law, all businesses in Colorado are expected to pay for workers’ compensation insurance. This coverage provides medical treatment and lost wage benefits to…

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Workers Comp and Injuries From Pre-existing Conditions

Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect My Workers Comp Claim? It’s common for a worker to have a pre-existing condition of some type when they’re injured in an accident at work. While a pre-existing condition doesn’t disqualify you or someone else from receiving worker’s compensation benefits, some insurers will deny a workers’ compensation claim if the person has a pre-existing condition. Below, we’ll discuss what’s considered a pre-existing condition injury, how pre-existing conditions affect a claim, how to prove that an injury has aggravated a pre-existing condition, and what you can do to help your case. What Is Considered a Pre-Existing Injury?…

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Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Lawyer in Denver While the eligibility requirements for receiving Social Security Disability benefits are relatively straightforward, the process of applying for SSDI benefits is not. If you suffer from a disability, you have the burden of proving that your condition prevents you from working. At Alverson + O’Brien, we provide experienced advice and guidance for those who need assistance establishing permanent and total disability, in order to obtain Social Security Disability benefits. We specialize in connecting the dots between your conditions and their impact on your ability to work. We offer the following information for potential clients:…

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Worker’s Compensation

Denver Workers’ Compensation Attorney Employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance in order to provide benefits for their employees if they are injured on the job. Most people believe that receiving workers’ comp benefits is a relatively straightforward process after a workplace injury. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Insurance companies have a lot of power. They also have a lot of money, and they do not like to part with it. Facts About Workers Compensation You do not have to be injured at work in order to qualify for workers compensation. As long as the injury you have was caused…

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