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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Coronavirus in Colorado?

April 23, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has made the workplace more dangerous than ever. People are afraid to go to work. Essential workers feel like their lives are in danger, just for doing their jobs. Despite precautions, the risks remain great while Coronavirus rages in the United States.   Inevitably, some workers will contract COVID-19 because of their…

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Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covered by Workers’ Comp?

February 17, 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome and workers’ compensation is an important question for workers throughout Colorado. Carpal tunnel is a serious work-related injury. It may qualify you for workers’ compensation. If you suspect that you have carpal tunnel because of work, you have rights. Our Colorado workers’ compensation attorneys want you to understand your rights when it…

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Construction’s “Fatal Four” – Tips for Prevention

November 12, 2019

The fatal four in construction are four areas of extreme danger for construction workers. In fact, the fatal four are the most common ways that fatalities occur in the construction industry. It’s important to be aware of the fatal four and take steps to minimize the possibility of an accident. When accidents happen, employers and…

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Why You Need an Attorney for Social Security Disability

July 19, 2018

Millions of disability claims are filed and denied every year. Statistically, most of them will not make it past the initial approval stage. If you’re already struggling financially because of a disability, you can’t afford to wait another year to refile or appeal, both of which have even lower success rates. Read why most disability…

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Workers comp claims rise with drop in worker safety

April 7, 2016

While workplace safety has improved over the years, there are still various industries where bad things happen because companies cut corners to save money. In Colorado, some of the worst safety and injury offenses occur in the homebuilding industry, with construction workers facing higher rates of nonfatal injury than other workers do. In fact, construction…

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Top 5 Tips You Need to Know Before you File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Colorado

June 23, 2015

Each year, nearly 28,000 Colorado employees file a workers compensation claim to recover lost wages and medical costs associated with a workplace injury. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance coverage employers are required to provide employees who are injured on the job or develop occupational diseases. To be covered by workers compensation, you must…

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Common Workplace Injury Myths

May 15, 2012

Three popular misconceptions about safety at work According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, a worker is injured in the workplace every seven seconds. Of course the injuries vary from industry to industry with these numbers: 7.8 per 100,000 workers in the transportation and warehouse industry 6.8 per 100,000 workers in the manufacturing industry…

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If You’ve Been Injured at Work

February 1, 2010

If you’ve been injured at work, no matter how minor the injury may seem at first, it is important to contact a law office that specializes in workers’ compensation claims immediately. The moments and days after an injury occurs are crucial and vital to an injured worker’s situation. There are many dangers involved in waiting…

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Can You Be Fired For Being Injured on the Job?

July 6, 2009

For employees who get hurt on the job, workers’ compensation can provide welcome relief and deserved financial compensation. But what happens if you make a workers’ comp claim and then get fired? Can they do that? Can an employer fire an employee for being hurt on the job? As an employee, you have the right…

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Back Injuries While at Work

March 30, 2009

Whether your job is in an office or your job involves physical labor, a workplace back injury is a risk for anyone. All employees should be aware that back injuries can happen on the job. There are steps that you can take to minimize your chances of having a work-related back injury. There are also…

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