The law says that a worker’s report of injury should be made to the employer within four days, or else some benefits might be reduced. Some employers give bad advice about this, and some even tell workers that they’re not allowed to make a claim after a few days. Contacting your employer and contacting a worker compensation attorney in Denver, Colorado, as quickly as possible is your best hope for getting your claim on the right track and keeping it there.
When you do have a reported claim, your employer and/or their insurer may still deny or “Contest” your claim, especially if you didn’t have any witnesses to your injury. It is important to get help to investigate your claim and organize your case as quickly as possible, especially if you need to go to a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge to make your case against a denial.
A workers’ comp claim provides medical treatment benefits, but the first choice of doctor is generally for the employer or their insurance carrier. There are exceptions to this rule, and the opportunity to change doctors, that an experienced worker compensation attorneys Denver, CO will be able to help you with.
A workers’ comp claim can provide lost wage benefits if you’re off work because of your injury, as well as benefits to compensate you for your future if you’re not medically returned to normal. Your experienced attorney at Boesen Law, LLC will be able to make sure you get the maximum benefits you deserve, and also make sure that you get them on time