This is a legal form that was released by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment - a government authority operating within Colorado. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is Form WC63?
A: Form WC63 is a request for offset of liability to the Subsequent Injury Fund in the state of Colorado.
Q: What is the Subsequent Injury Fund?
A: The Subsequent Injury Fund is a program in Colorado that provides compensation to workers who suffer from a subsequent injury or illness.
Q: Who can file Form WC63?
A: Employers or insurers who believe that a worker's current injury or illness is not the sole cause of their disability can file Form WC63.
Q: What is the purpose of filing Form WC63?
A: The purpose of filing Form WC63 is to request the offset of liability to the Subsequent Injury Fund, meaning the employer or insurer's responsibility for compensation is shared with the fund.
Q: Are there any fees for filing Form WC63?
A: No, there are no fees for filing Form WC63.
Q: What information is required on Form WC63?
A: Form WC63 requires information about the injured worker, their employer, the current injury or illness, and any previous injuries or disabilities.
Q: What happens after filing Form WC63?
A: After filing Form WC63, the Subsequent Injury Fund will review the request and determine if the employer or insurer's liability should be offset.
Q: Can an employer or insurer be reimbursed for compensation payments already made?
A: Yes, if the Subsequent Injury Fund determines that the employer or insurer's liability should be offset, they may be reimbursed for compensation payments already made.
Q: Is legal representation required to file Form WC63?
A: Legal representation is not required to file Form WC63, but it may be helpful to consult with an attorney familiar with workers' compensation laws in Colorado.
Download a fillable version of Form WC63 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.