Does Colorado Workers’ Compensation Cover All Injuries?
Were you injured in a workplace accident?
Do you need help filing for workers’ compensation benefits?
Are you wondering which injuries are covered by workers’ compensation?
The Colorado workers’ compensation attorneys at Kaufman & Kaufman, LLC. want to ensure your rights are protected. While you’re recovering from your injuries, you should have an attorney handling your case.
Here are some common injuries that are generally covered by workers' compensation in Colorado. Most of these injuries are mental injuries, physical trauma, and trauma caused by repetitive motions or an occupational disease:
- Exposure to asbestos
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Carpal tunnel
- Bulging discs
- Torn rotator cuffs
- Torn meniscus
However, there are certain actions that may affect your case. According to the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation, benefits may be reduced if a workplace injury occurred under certain circumstances, including:
- Injury resulting from the worker’s use of drugs or alcohol.
- Failure of the worker to use a safety device.
- Failure of the worker to obey a reasonable, written and posted safety rule.
Do you want your workers’ compensation claim to get the attention it deserves? Meeting important time limitations are essential for a successful worker’s compensation claim.
Take the First Step: Contact Experienced Colorado Workers’ Compensation Attorneys!
The first step in defending your rights and getting your legally owed compensation is contacting a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney. If your health has been affected by your job, you’ve been hurt enough. Let us take some of the burden and worry off your plate!
We’re open to almost everyone, from any industry or background, and we’re happy to help you with your case. With an expert by your side through the whole process, you can take your mind off the overwhelming legal issues and focus on getting better. Call today and get the support you deserve!