Colorado Work Injury Attorneys
Injured on the job? In the state of Colorado, you are entitled to the medical care you deserve through workers’ compensation. You may also be eligible to receive financial relief in the form of lost income benefits and benefits for any permanent injury, as well as disfigurement benefits.
Each year, millions of work-related injuries and accidents are reported, involving everything from slip and fall incidents to exposure to harmful chemicals. Whether you work in an office, warehouse, or construction site, you are entitled to proper care and treatment should any harm come to you while on the job.
What many injured workers don’t realize is that workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, meaning that someone else does not have to be responsible for your injuries in order for you to get benefits. So you should never hesitate to seek out benefits when you or a loved one has been hurt at work. All employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance that will cover any injuries inflicted upon its employees.
Those who work in the fast-paced, exciting, and dangerous construction industry are some of the most susceptible to succumbing to work-related injuries. Although regulations exist to help make construction sites safer and protect workers against hazards in the industry, millions of construction accidents occur each year. Acting quickly to obtain good legal advice is the key to being compensated for your injuries.
Unfortunately, workers’ compensation laws are complicated. We’re here to make things easier for you so that you don’t have to sweat the details during your time of suffering. As experts in this area, our workers’ compensation lawyers are able to help you through the process so that you can enjoy:
- Medical Benefits
- Wage Loss Benefits
- Permanent Impairment Benefits
- Disfigurement Benefits
There’s no reason for you to go it alone during this very difficult time. Mintz Law Firm will back you up 100% and fight to obtain the benefits you deserve.
Frequently Asked Questions About Work Injuries in Colorado
When should I report a workplace injury?
It’s in your best interest to notify management immediately of a workplace injury. In Colorado, you have four days to report the accident in writing. For each day you fail to report the claim, you’ll lose one day of worker’s compensation benefits.
How much time do I have to file a workers’ compensation claim?
Injured workers have two years from the injury date to file a workers’ compensation claim in Colorado. However, there are certain circumstances where you might be able to file a lawsuit late, such as being in a coma or sustaining a serious injury that required extended hospitalization.
What are the benefits of hiring a work injury lawyer in Colorado?
An experienced work injury lawyer in Colorado can help you protect your claim, gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, file paperwork, and use their vast legal resources to build a stronger case for you. These tasks can be difficult for one person to manage on their own, and a work injury lawyer can help make the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim much easier.