Workers' compensation was created to assure workers that they would get the medical treatment they needed after a work accident, and so that they would receive a percentage of their wages while injuries kept them from working.
But the workers' compensation system benefits employers, too. The employer does not have to face a negligence lawsuit. The employers' expenses are limited to medical treatment, wage losses, disfigurement and when applicable, permanent disability or death benefits.
If you have questions about workers' compensation and how it affects you, talk to an experienced Denver workplace accident negligence lawyer.
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The Eley Law Firm, based in Denver, has a thorough knowledge of workers' compensation. We have focused our law firm's entire practice on workers' comp since we started in 1983, and have helped people throughout Colorado. We have a solid reputation for protecting the rights of workers. We have never represented employers or insurance carriers, and we never will.
- With a workers' compensation claim, you get medical and wage benefits you need without regard for who was at fault for the injury. Workers' compensation is a no-fault process.
- Your employer does not have to face what could be a very expensive lawsuit and a very high settlement or verdict.
- If a third party caused your injuries, you do have the option of filing a third-party liability claim, but you cannot sue your employer. Your employer is protected from a negligence suit by an employee as long as the employer has workers' compensation insurance.
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Make sure that your employer and the insurance company treat you fairly. Know your rights. You are always welcome to call the Eley Law Firm at 866-371-3322 or 720-644-8759 for a free case evaluation after a workplace accident. You may also fill out the email form on the contact page, and a representative from the office will be in touch with you shortly.
We look forward to hearing from you and helping you understand your workers' compensation rights.