Workplace Injury Attorneys in Denver
Workers' Compensation Claim Lawyers Serving Colorado
Work injuries are often some of the most serious injuries that can happen to someone because they cut off your livelihood and are often debilitating. Whether you suffer a back injury from lifting over time or are catastrophically injured in a one-time accident, seeking medical treatment is a paramount concern.
At The Frickey Law Firm, we know how difficult it can sometimes be to receive adequate medical care from the doctor assigned to you by your company's workers' compensation policy. They may appear biased toward your employer and out to cut costs to save them money. Our goal is to make sure you get the best medical care available for your work injury and if that means helping you switch doctors, then we will make that a priority. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation at our Lakeland, Colorado, office to speak with us to learn more about how we are here to help you.
In workers compensation cases your employer has the first right of selection of your doctor. However recent changes in the law have begun to change your employers or their workers compensation carrier's right to choose your doctor. There have been recent changes in the workers compensation law that allow you to choose or to change doctors under certain circumstances. We can evaluate your claim and determine whether or not you have the right to change physicians to another doctor other than the one that has been assigned by your employer or the workers compensation carrier.
Even if the law may not apply to your circumstances, we can still assist you if you are not happy with the medical care you are receiving by working with you and the carrier to find the right doctor for you. If you feel that the doctor is not on your side and may not always be prescribing treatment that is in your best interest, we may be able to help . If you feel this is happening to you, our attorneys can help you find a doctor who will provide better treatment. Our priority will be to find a doctor you are comfortable with, someone you trust and who listens to your concerns and acts appropriately.
We know that a doctor's treatment plan plays a big factor in the outcome of how you get better. We also know that your priority is to get back to work and be able to earn enough to take care of your family. This is why selecting a doctor who can help you properly recover from a workplace accident is so important. We are here to assist you in finding this kind of doctor, someone who understands that you are committed to making a full recovery and rejoining the workplace full-time.
You don't have to be stuck with a doctor that your employer assigns you. You don't have to worry that a doctor is withholding care because they fear they will be taken off the provider list that the employer picks from, since they may be spending too much for their patients. You do not want a doctor who will call your employer to tell them the results of medical tests so they know the extent of the treatment that will be needed before informing you. Contact The Frickey Law Firm today to learn more about how we can help you choose the right doctor for you if you have suffered a work injury.