Support services and legal and financial resources for accident and injury victims in Colorado
We've compiled resources for anyone who's been involved in an accident in the state of Colorado. From financial programs to legal services to emotional support groups, there are many services and informative websites available to help you in your recovery process.
If you know of any other helpful resources, please let us know! We will continue to build this list as we learn of new support services and resources.
Information on laws and regulations
|Colorado State Patrol Department of Public Safety||Information on how to report an accident from the Colorado police department.|
|Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles||Colorado's department of motor vehicles.|
|Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Insurance||Regulates and monitors the insurance industry and provides information and complaint resources to consumers/accident victims.|
|Accident Data Center||Resources and contact information for reporting an accident and getting support services in Denver.|
|Governors Highway Safety Administration (Colorado)||Key Colorado highway safety laws, which could be important to know in an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit.|
Resources for emotional support
|MD Junction – Accident Support Group||National online community of patients, family members and friends dedicated to dealing with accidents.|
|SupportGroups.com- Brain Injuries||National online forum of support groups, includes a brain injuries forum and discussion about accidents.|
|Biker Down (Motorcycle Accidents)||BikerDown is a nonprofit that serves the motorcycle community by providing support to injured riders and their families.|
|Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)||MADD offers supportive services for those who have survived drunk driving accidents. Content includes support group listings and information on victims' rights. Colorado office.|
Resources for brain injury accident victims
|Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado||The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado is a resource for help and services for survivors of an injury to the brain, their families and providers. (Includes support group directory.)
The Brain Injury Program is part of the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Community Access and Independence. Funds for services, education and research are generated via the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund.
Resources for those injured at work
|Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), Workers Compensation site||Includes information on workers' compensation and resources for injured workers seeking pain and suffering damages.|
|CDLE: Workers' Compensation, Injured Employees||Required documents for injured employees who want to file a claim.|
|Department of Labor||Information on federal employee workers' compensation regulations.|
|Enjuris Colorado||Find information about personal injury law in the state of Colorado including the injury claim process, time limits (statute of limitations), how to find a good Colorado lawyer, and information on shared fault, owner liability, damage caps, and more.|
|American Bar Association- Personal Injury Information||Information on the different types of personal injury cases that exist.|
|Colorado Bar Association (Legal Resources)||Facts for people considering hiring an attorney.
State laws surrounding insurance claims or lawsuits after an accident.
|FindLaw's Colorado Accident and Injury||Breaks down some of Colorado's main injury laws, including laws on negligence and the time limits for filing an injury suit.|
|The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS)||Information on state services such as Medicaid, children's health insurance, temporary assistance and obtaining financial aid from hospitals.|
|CDHS' PEAK||Online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash and child care assistance programs.|
|Colorado DOL Assistance Programs||Listings of organizations that offer financial assistance for your medical bills.|
|Information on programs for individuals with physical disabilities, including those who were injured in accidents.|
|Colorado Consumer Health Initiative||A nonprofit organization providing information on potential resources for people with large hospital bills that they cannot pay.|
|Needhelppayingbills.com||Resources and forums about financial assistance.|