For many people, one of the most important things after suffering an on-the-job injury, besides obtaining medical treatment, is figuring out how to cope with lost wages. Workers' compensation claims provide eligible workers with up to two-thirds of their average wages — an amount limited by statute.
At the Picardi Law Firm in Denver, Colorado, we understand the fear faced by people unable to work because of an injury. We will work with you and your employer's insurance company to make sure that you get either temporary total disability benefits — benefits available when you cannot work at all — or temporary partial disability benefits — benefits available when you can work, but not at 100 percent.
To speak to an attorney who has over 20 years of workers' compensation experience, e-mail or call our Parker office today at 303-778-8881 to schedule a free initial consultation.
How your lost wages are averaged will have a significant impact on the amount of temporary disability benefits you will receive. We will make sure that insurance companies calculate all sources of income when determining the workers' compensation benefits due to you. We will make sure that income related to commissions and overtime are calculated into the equation, as well as income from a second job.
There are usually many questions related to going back to work after an injury. This can have a dramatic impact on your benefits — you must understand your rights:
To learn more about obtaining workers' compensation and lost wages in the state of Colorado, contact us at the Picardi Law Firm and schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer.
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