Workers Compensation

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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What You Should Do If You Are Injured on the Job

July 6, 2009

What should you do if you are injured on the job and the employer does not direct you to a doctor or hospital? Many people believe that workers’ compensation insurance is a benefit provided to employees strictly for his or her well-being. In fact, workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for most businesses in Colorado.…

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Back Injuries While at Work

March 30, 2009

The unimaginable has happened…you’ve hurt your back while on the job. How do you know if this is a serious injury and should you report it to your employer? The human spine is an infinitely complex operating system. Bundles of nerves intertwine with soft tissues and bone, creating opportunities for minor injuries that have serious…

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If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Has Been Denied

October 20, 2008

There are many ways a workers’ compensation insurance company can deny your claim. These ways may all seem the same to the injured worker. In fact, an insurance company may pay for some of your treatment at first, but don’t be fooled—your claim may still be denied in the long run. Sometimes, it may be…

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5280 Top Lawyers of Denver
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence