5 Things A Denver Workers Compensation Lawyer Can Help You With

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1. A Denver Workman's Compensation Attorney can assist you in finding an appropriate doctor, filling out forms, adding credibility to your injury, expediting claims, or appeals. It is your right to apply and obtain workers compensation after a work related injury. 2. Some things you need to know as an injured worker in Colorado: 1. You have the right to choose a Doctor 2. Filling Out Your Claim Forms 3. Verification of Work Place Injury 4. Expedite Claims 5. Appeals when Denied 3. 1. You have the right to choose a Doctor You may be under the impression that you only need to visit your Primary Care Physician (PCP) to address your injury, but regulations require you to see a doctor with a specific license for occupational injuries. Before you waste money on any physician, your workmans compensation attorney will prepare a list of all available physicians within your area, who are qualified to assess your condition and meet requirements of the state and the insurance company. 4. 2. Filling Out Your Claim Forms There are thousands of forms required in order to be filled out in meticulous detail; and therefore, the insurance adjuster assigned to your case may deny your claim on the basis of a single missing line of data. An attorney will ensure all of the necessary documents are signed, dated, and filled out in entirety. 5. 3. Verification of Work Place Injury In modernity, it appears that millions of people try to file unfounded workers compensation claims, but choosing to hire an attorney gives your claim credibility while also acting as a verification for your injury. Denver Workers Compensation Lawyers screen applicants to make sure the claims are true and not a waste of time. 6. 4. Expedite Claims In relation to providing verification and credibility to your claim, a Denver Workers Compensation Attorney, essentially, expedites your claim since insurance adjusters know that the claims have already been investigated by the attorney. Furthermore, an attorney possesses the legal know-how that brings forth attention and demands respect from all. 7. 5. Appeals when Denied One of the most important things that a Denver Workers Compensation Lawyer can assist you with is filing an appeal. An appeal occurs when the insurance adjuster denies your claim for differing reasons. An attorney is able to determine the next course of action, file the appeal paperwork, and have your case reviewed again in a timely manner to help you get your workers comp benefits. 8. Hiring an attorney before or after filing a Colorado Workers Compensation claim will help you get the benefits and help you deserve when injured on the job. Find a Denver Workers Compensation Lawyer to help you with your injured worker claim.