When you are injured while working and sustain some type of permanent disability or impairment as a result of this injury:
While extremity ratings are generally used in cases when the disability only affects a discrete portion of the body, whole person ratings are typically used when the impairment affects the individual’s entire body. In these cases, the specific injury and disability are usually very serious, as they impact both the person’s ability to earn a living and his overall quality of life.
Whole person ratings are:
It’s important to point out that:
Denver Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
Workers who suffer a personal injury on the job desire competent medical treatment and compensation to cover their lost wages as a result of their injuries. Because workers’ compensation requirements can be rigorous and confusing for both workers and for self-insured corporations, it is important to obtain legal counsel to help navigate the obstacles.
With more than 30 years of combined workers’ compensation experience, the Denver workers’ compensation attorneys at the Law Office of Steven J. Picardi have extensive knowledge of Colorado workers’ compensation law, strong credentials and a significant record of success that consistently allowed them to effectively defend employers and represent injured employees in all phases of workers’ compensation litigation. Our firm’s lawyers remain abreast of the latest changes in workers’ compensation laws and are ready to use their skills and knowledge to your advantage.
For experienced legal advocacy in defending or filing a workers’ compensation claim, contact the Picardi Law Firm for a consultation by calling (303) 778-8881 or by emailing us using the form at the top of the screen.