If you were injured at work, contact my office today. As a workers’ compensation attorney for more than 30 years, I can help you learn your options for protecting yourself and your job. Your first consultation is FREE.
Workers' Compensation Attorney in Durango
My name is Tim Guill, and I’m a workers’ compensation lawyer in Durango, CO. I choose to specialize in the field of workers’ compensation out of respect for the men and women who sacrifice their health and safety every day at work so the rest of America can enjoy the fruits of their labor. This is how I was raised. This is what I believe.
About Tim Guill
Since 1990, I have handled thousands of cases under the Colorado Workers’ Compensation Act. I have handled the most serious injuries that can occur on the job, including death claims and quadriplegia.
I am available 24/7 for my clients, and I always tailor my services to meet your needs. If you have been searching for a workers’ compensation lawyer in Durango, CO, call to schedule your free consultation.
Experienced Durango, CO Lawyer for those Injured at Work
Colorado is home to some of the most dangerous industries in the United States: mining, construction, and oil & gas. Every year, thousands of workers In Colorado are injured on the job. Some of them never fully recover.
If you were injured on your job, Colorado Workers’ Compensation may entitle you to medical care and income benefits. If lost wages, lost time, and medical bills are piling up, you may need a workers’ compensation attorney to help you receive the maximum amount of Colorado workers’ compensation benefits.
Contact my offices in Durango, CO or Cortez to receive a free consultation. I work with injured workers throughout Southwest Colorado, including Durango, Cortez, Ouray, and Pagosa Springs.
Injured on Your Job? You Need a Consultation
Most injured workers are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado, which leads many workers to think they will automatically receive benefits. Unfortunately, obtaining benefits for medical expenses and lost wages is not always simple and straightforward. Your employer may attempt to pay out only part of your claim or attempt to deny the claim altogether. If any of the following are true, you may need a workers’ comp attorney in Durango, CO.
Protecting the Rights of Injured Workers in Durango, CO
Since 1990, I have handled the most serious injuries that can occur on the job, including death claims and quadriplegia. Contact me today for a free initial consultation and learn more about what I can do for you.
Hurt at Work? Know Your Rights
Colorado has a “no-fault” workers’ compensation statute. That means that the injured worker is entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits even if an accident occurred because of your own mistake.
In Colorado, your employer has the right to select the physician who will provide your treatment. The physician will frequently be more sympathetic to the insurance company because the insurance company pays his or her bills.
Don’t! If you were injured at work, you should at the very least speak with an attorney before you tender your resignation. This may be critical to your right to benefits.
A contingent fee is an arrangement which permits the injured worker to obtain legal representation without having to pay the attorney a retainer, and without having to advance court costs.
Links to the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, and the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
What to Do If You Were Injured at Work
Don't wait to contact a Durango, CO workplace injury attorney. The longer you wait, the longer it may take to receive the benefits owed to you.
If you have a serious work injury, I strongly encourage you to take advantage of a free initial consultation at one of my offices in Durango or Cortez. You will walk out of this office knowing what your rights are, and knowing what options you can pursue. Even if you don’t need a workers’ compensation attorney, there are things about the Colorado workers’ compensation system you absolutely need to know. After we meet, if you want to take your time and think things over, that’s understandable – you’re free to walk out the door with no obligations.
No matter the nature of your on-the-job injury, I can help. For more than 30 years, I have handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases in Durango, CO, and throughout Southwest Colorado, helping my clients to receive millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements related to on-the-job injuries.
Call a Lawyer
See a Physician
Notify Your Employer
Do Not Quit Your Job
Do Not Sign Anything
As your attorney, I will help you understand what your rights are so you can make an informed decision about your case. You may have several questions, such as: Why does your employer deny liability for this injury? Why aren’t you receiving Colorado workers’ compensation benefits when you know darn good and well you can’t work? Why are you stuck with some doctor you’ve never even met and don’t like? How is this all going to end? In general, you need to know – what are your rights as the injured worker? Using my expertise as a workers’ compensation attorney, I will explain your rights to you and the ways I can help out during your free consultation.
All the information you need is just a phone call or a “click” away. Call or e-mail me and let’s sit down and talk this over. You have no obligations with an initial consultation, and I’m happy to help out. You, as an injured worker, deserve to speak with a workers’ compensation attorney who is on your side.