Colorado Springs, CO asked in Workers' Compensation and Medical Malpractice for Colorado

Q: I was injured at work and the workman’s comp doctor refused to offer much help implying that I am faking the injury and

Stated it must be from a previous injury I had before current employment even though previous injury doctor has released me from treatment and this new injury is not related to the previous one. Should I call an attorney?

1 Lawyer Answer
Julie Swanberg
Julie Swanberg
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Yes. If the treating doc says you're faking it or your problems are completely from an earlier injury (and not because you aggravated it on your current job), it will be difficult without an attorney to get the insurance company to either begin paying benefits or continue to do so. Find an attorney who specializes in workers' compensation.

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