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Understanding the Average Weekly Wage Calculation in Colorado Workers’ Compensation

Workers' compensation is designed to cushion employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. In Colorado, understanding the Average Weekly Wage (AWW) calculation is essential for both employers and employees. In this blog post, our experts at The Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C. will break down the aspects of

The Role of Third-Party Liability in Colorado Workers’ Compensation Cases

When a person is injured while working, they are entitled to compensation for their damages. In Colorado, an employee can get compensated through worker's compensation or filing a third-party liability claim. But just how do the two claims relate? How can you benefit from a third-party claim? Join us to

Workers’ Compensation for Repetitive Stress Injuries

The risk of repetitive stress injuries in the workplace is a growing concern in Colorado and nationwide. At the Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C., we recognize the importance of understanding workers' compensation for these injuries and ensuring employees know their rights. Here is all you need to know

The Impact of Drug or Alcohol Use on Workers’ Compensation Claims in Colorado

You are entitled to workers' compensation when you sustain injuries while working. This is like a soft landing spot that cautions you from all the setbacks caused by the injury. However, what happens when drug or alcohol use is involved in a workplace accident? Does it affect your eligibility for

The Pros and Cons of Settling a Workers’ Compensation Claim

When an on-the-job injury leaves you in pain and unable to work, workers' compensation can be a lifeline to cover medical bills and lost wages. However, the journey to recovery is not a well-paved highway; it is often a winding trail with forks in the road. Therefore, should you settle

Understanding Independent Contractors and Workers’ Compensation in Colorado

The traditional boundaries of employment are shifting in Colorado. With the rise of the gig economy, there has been a significant increase in the number of independent contractors. These individuals offer services to businesses but operate under a distinct employment arrangement compared to traditional employees. Understanding where independent contractors stand

Workers’ Compensation for Transportation and Delivery Workers

Colorado's transportation and delivery workers face various risks daily, from challenging weather conditions to unpredictable drivers. These on-the-job hazards can lead to accidents that have a negative impact on their well-being. If you are a transportation or delivery worker in Colorado, it is crucial to know your rights. This is

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Colorado

Suffering an injury or falling ill while at work can leave you eligible for workers' compensation benefits. The process of filing for these benefits can seem overwhelming, given the stress and challenges you are already facing due to the injury or illness. To ensure the best outcome, it is crucial