Denver, CO asked in Workers' Compensation for Colorado

Q: Regarding workers comp cases, how long before you can't file a case or suit against the company?

I got hurt at work back in 2012 and they told me they weren't going to file it with workers comp. I had to pay for medical bills and everything out of pocket. I also lost a month of work due to the injury and healing. I wasn't able to afford the proper medical treatment for it so I still have issues.

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Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: In Colorado the statue of limitations for a workperson comp. claim is 2 years from injury. For personal injury, the statue of limitations is 3 years for motor vehicle claims and 2 years for all other claims. There is a remote possibility that specific facts of your case may delay the SoL. You will need to contact an employment lawyer or a personal injury lawyer for a specific review of your case.

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