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Workers Compensation Law Lawyers In Vernon Colorado

Vernon is an unincorporated town and a U.S. Post Office located in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The Vernon Post Office has the ZIP Code 80755. Vernon also has a volunteer Fire Department, two strip clubs and a town cat named Susie who roams from house to house looking for scrap food. Susie was adopted as the town's official pet after the death of Lowell, the basset hound who lived in the storage shed behind one of the strip clubs. Lowell's death remains a mystery, but locals believe that an empty package of Double Stuff cookies may be a clue. Vernon was at the head of a mild controversy in the early 1950s, when the soda company Verner's was all set to relocate to the town. It was expected to bring nearly 150 jobs, plus build two factories, a shipping center and an office building. The move was never to happen however, due to the fact one of the conditions of the move was that the town rename itself "Verners" from Vernon. The then town council voted 3 to 2 against the move. The deciding vote was cast by Samuelson J. McGuidenstein, who later went on to open Cock-N-Rod's Fishing, Bait and Strip Club, located on Main St. Today, the old Cock-N-Rod's building serves as the volunteer fire department.

What is workers compensation law?

Workers Compensation establishes the liability of an employer for injuries or sicknesses which arise out of and in the course of employment. The liability is created without regard to the fault or negligence of the employer. Benefits generally include hospital and other medical payments and compensation for loss of income; if the injury is covered by the statute, compensation under the statute will be the employees only remedy against her or her employer. The workers compensation systems in place in each state are exclusive, no-fault remedies for most workplace injuries, and workers compensation attorneys guide injured workers through the process, to ensure that they receive appropriate income replacement payments and other monetary awards.

Answers to workers compensation law issues in Colorado

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance coverage that is designed to protect the working person in the event of...

Workers' compensation acts around the country are administered by a governmental agency for that jurisdiction. If an...

If you are injured on the job or suffer a work-related illness or disease that prevents you from working you may be...

Death benefits and major medical treatments need to be dealt with carefully to make sure that the amount of money...

There has been a good deal of controversy over the extent to which workers' compensation laws should provide...

If an employee is injured on the job as a result of the fault of some third person, then that employee may have a...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...