Colorado Worker’s Compensation Laws

Some strict legal provisions have been made under the Colorado worker’s compensation laws to ensure financial protection to those employees who get injured while at job or suffer from diseases caused by hazardous factors present at the place of work. Because of the disability caused by job-related injuries or illnesses, employees often cannot return to work temporarily or permanently. In such cases, the state laws have made it mandatory for the employer to provide monetary compensation to those employees; the amount of compensation must be sufficient enough to cover the resulting medical expenses as well as the lost wages resulting from the disability caused by work-related injuries.