Experiencing an on-the-job injury is more than just a literal pain. Some injuries can limit people’s ability to do their job, or it may mean missing work for certain periods of time. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, strains and sprains account for half of all workers’ compensation claims that result in missing time from work. In order to file a claim, it is important to understand which injuries qualify.
There are three basic requirements that must be met in order to file a claim: