At the Eley Law Firm in Denver, we have been protecting the rights of injured workers in Colorado since 1983, working closely with them to pursue the workers’ compensation benefits they are entitled to receive. We fully understand the workers’ compensation system and how it works. We want to help every injured worker who asks us for help.
For a free consultation with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer, call us at 303-785-2828.
Cases can be won or lost before a claim is even filed based on whether an injured worker notifies his or her employer about the injury. Before you contact us to discuss pursuing workers’ compensation benefits, it is critical that you quickly and accurately report your injuries to your employer.
After you report an injury to your employer and it causes you to miss more than three days of work, your employer is required to file an employer’s first report of injury. While this starts the claims process, it is still important to file your own claim. With more than 30 years of experience, we can help you navigate the claims process and make informed decisions about your case.
Just as it is important to report your injury to your employer, it is crucial to report your injuries and symptoms to your doctor. You should be accurate in your reporting, not exaggerating or downplaying the severity of your injuries, as your statements will be scrutinized by insurance adjusters, expert witnesses and judges. For more information on how to interact with your doctor during the process, see:
In workers’ compensation cases, it usually takes 3 1/2 to four months to get a hearing. Our firm understands the hearing process and the Colorado court system well and will work to help you obtain a resolution as quickly as possible. To learn more about the hearing process, see:
As you browse the information on our site, you are welcome to contact us at any time to ask questions and arrange a free consultation about your case. Our attorneys handle all cases on a contingency fee or percentage fee basis, meaning you owe us money only if we recover benefits for you.