Working in health care is an important job — but it can also be hazardous. If you have been injured on the job, you know how quickly a normal task can turn into a serious injury that requires medical treatment and time away from work.
If your employer questions the seriousness of your injury or wants you to return to work before you feel you are ready, make sure you fully understand your rights. Talk to an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer.
Helping Injured Health Care Workers Throughout Colorado
At the Eley Law Firm in Denver, we are always on the side of the injured worker. Since we opened our doors in 1983, we have never represented an insurance company — and we never will.
Helping a patient in and out of bed is a frequent activity, but if the patient starts to fall, an LPN can suffer a back injury. That injury is covered by workers’ compensation.
Needlesticks can be dangerous — especially needles that have been used by people with diseases such as hepatitis C or HIV. Infections are an ever-present hazard in hospitals and doctors’ offices.
In a nursing home or in a hospital, nurses, LPNs, orderlies and other workers may be assaulted by mentally ill patients.
Lifting is a part of the job, and you are trained to do it properly. But sometimes, turning while lifting, or trying to lift something that is heavier than you originally thought, can cause lasting injuries.
Do not be concerned about fault. There is no need to prove fault in a workers’ comp accident. Any injury that happened on the job should be covered.
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Call the Eley Law Firm today at 303-785-2828 for a free case evaluation with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. You can also tell us about your injury by filling out the email form on the Contact page.
We look forward to hearing from you and helping with your workers’ comp case.