Colorado Law Blog

Workers Compensation

What You Should Do If You Are Injured on the Job

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

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

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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Number of Work-Related Deaths Increase in Colorado

A recent report by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment showed that the number of work-related deaths in Colorado has risen by 10 percent since 2006.

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