MY BOSS PLACED A WET VINAYAL FLOOR MAT ON THE FLOOR AND DID NOT PLACE ANY WET FLOOR SIGNS AS A RESULT I SLIPPED AND FELL AND BROKE MY DOMINANT LEFT ARM.
You should contact a workers compensation attorney either on Avvo or through the Colorado Bar Association for this case. If you were injured on the job, you would be covered under the employer's worker's compensation insurance. Oftentimes, that is the case, even if there was no negligence by the employer - in contrast to your case in which some negligence appears apparent. I am sure that many skilled workers compensation attorneys can chime in to this question. You might want to repost your question under workers compensation or personal injury categories on Avvo in order to have it brought to their attention.
If you were injured at work, you need to file for worker's compensation. In such a case the issue of fault is irrelevant. If you have trouble with the process, you should talk to a worker's compensation attorney. You want to make sure everything is correctly documented from the start and check with your employer regarding any requirements for reporting and treatment.
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Workers compensation covers all on the job injuries, regardless of fault. You should file promptly, and consult with an attorney who specializes in workers comp.
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