Denver, CO asked in Health Care Law and Personal Injury for Colorado

Q: Can u sue a company for prohibiting medical care for a work place injury?

My son was involved in an accident at work where he gashed his forehead that required internal stitches and 10 more on outside to close. His company told him he could not get medical treatment until he signed some paper,not sure what was on it,and it took them over an hour to get him to hospital..after a head injury and a gruesome open wound shouldn't he have been given medical care first and foremost?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week. I'm very sorry for your son's injury and the ordeal it caused your family. As a starting point, you could reach out to attorneys to look into what justified that type of delay. In terms of applicable law - personal injury, workers' comp, workplace safety, employment, third-party actions, dangerous equipment... an experienced attorney should be able to help your family sort things out. Most firms that handle such matters usually offer free initial consults. Good luck

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