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Can You Get Compensation For Nerve Damage?

Nerve damage can be exceptionally serious, and it’s far more common than people realize. Almost any injury can result in nerve damage, and when it does it can take weeks, months or even years to heal. In some cases, it never quite heals. When this kind of injury happens through work, many people wonder if workers’ compensation will cover the …

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Work Injury vs Personal Injury Claims: What You Need To Know

Work injury claims and personal injury claims have two main differences that affect how you handle them in court. Personal injury claims require proof of fault while workers’ compensation claims do not. Although the fact that you don’t need to prove fault in a workers’ compensation case might make such cases seem easier to legally pursue, the potential compensation for …

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What to Do When Injured In An Unsafe Work Environment

It’s no secret that some employers try to save time and money by bending the rules. Very often, their employees go along with it rather than go through the trouble of reporting it or making a fuss. However, once an accident has occurred, sometimes an employee feels that they should take actions besides filing a claim for workers’ compensation. At …

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What Injuries Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation was developed in order to assist employees with the injuries and disabilities that are likely to occur as a result of their position. Over the years, it has come to encompass many more problems and situations as our understanding of medical science and causality has improved. Legal definitions can often be difficult to grasp, so the law office …

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Work Injury Liability: Who’s At Fault?

Workers’ compensation handles a great deal of injuries and situations, adapting to an ever-changing society. Of course, there will always be times when more can and should be done. Although workers’ compensation was created to help avoid lawsuits, there are still situations in which one may be warranted. Those who suffer from a work injury are left with a lot …

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Interesting Facts About Workers’ Compensation in Colorado

Labor Day is one of the most celebrated holidays in American history. It is a day when people are given a vacation from school and work and it is the unofficial end of summer holiday. However, this day is steeped in tradition that many people do not know about. Labor Day has direct ties to workers’ compensation. Read on to …

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How to Apply for Workers’ Comp in Pueblo

When you have been injured or become sick through the course of your employment, there is recourse available to make sure that the expenses for your treatment and recuperation are covered. You may have heard about workers’ compensation, but not be sure exactly what it is or how it works. In these cases, a little bit of knowledge can go …