F. Lee Maes Law also serves Denver by focusing on Workers’ Compensation. Workers’ Compensation is a unique area of law that requires special knowledge and experience.
We work with your medical team to insure that your health is taken care of as you seek the justice you deserve.
WORK INJURY / WHAT SHOULD YOU DO
An injured worker is in too much distress to help himself. Experiencing an injury while at work can be very traumatic. The injured worker has to deal with pain as well as meet requirements from the employer, the workers’ compensation insurance carrier, and state regulations. As such, you should
contact this office as soon as possible to get immediate assistance.
WORKER’S INJURY BENEFITS IN COLORADO
A worker injured on the job may be entitled to the following workers compensation benefits:
1. Medical treatment, including hospitalization, surgical care, MRI’s, Cat scans, X-rays etc.
2. Lost wages
3. Payment for Physical Impairment
4. Payment for scarring
5. Totally and Permanently Disabled victims can receive lost wages for life.
IMPORTANT STEPS TO SECURE YOU BENEFITS AFTER A WORK INJURY
the doctor gives you part time work with restrictions. Failure to return to work
immediately can result in termination of your job, and can affect you benefits.
WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE
If you fail to follow the requirements described above, the Insurance Carrier may deny your benefits. Once you report your injury, your employer must give you the name of the designated medical provider so you can seek medical treatment. The employer must also file a report of the injury with its insurance company within ten days of your injury. The insurance carrier then takes responsibility for paying your benefits.State Workers’ Compensation Claim
As a Christian personal injury law firm, our goal is to get you the JUSTICE YOU DESERVE.
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NOTICE: The information contained herein is offered as a public service and is not intended to provide legal advice. Please consult an attorney licensed to practice in the state of Colorado for any accident or work injury occurring in Colorado.