Workers Compensation

Lakewood, Colorado Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Denver, Boulder, and Nearby Areas

June 29, 2020
If you were hurt on the job, you may be entitled to certain workers’ compensation benefits. In some instances, workman’s comp cases are straightforward, and don’t necessarily require the expertise of an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer. In most cases, however, your rights and best interests… Read Full Post
June 17, 2020
Senate Bill 216, which would have allowed essential workers who contract COVID-19 to more easily qualify for Colorado’s workers’ compensation program, was defeated by the state’s Senate Appropriations Committee on June 10, 2020. Had SB-216 become law, it would have forced a presumption that any “… Read Full Post
January 17, 2020
Colorado employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance if they have one or more full-time or part-time employees. If you are injured while performing a job-related task, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, many employees are hesitant to report a workplace… Read Full Post
December 19, 2019
Freezing temperatures, white-out snowstorms, sleet, and ice are part of Colorado life. While some businesses have delayed starts or work-from-home options for employees on snow days, many people must find a way to get to work and conduct business as usual. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor… Read Full Post
September 18, 2019
Denver’s growth means a growing risk for construction site slip and fall accidents. The city is rife with building projects, so you have probably encountered some of the many bright orange cones and barrels lining sidewalks and streets. Clearly marking these construction zones is just one of the… Read Full Post
December 28, 2018
If you were injured on the job, it can cause great hardship. Not only are you in pain and in need of expensive medical services, but you can’t work to support yourself and your family either. Workers’ compensation benefits exist to help you through these tough times, but what happens if your claim… Read Full Post
July 09, 2018
We’ve been helping injured workers with their workers’ comp claims for many decades and developed a list of common questions about workers’ comp in Colorado. Q: When Can I File For Workers’ Compensation? A: As quickly as possible and within four days. If you’ve been injured or become ill at work… Read Full Post
July 07, 2018
Picking a career path doesn’t usually involve reviewing workplace injury and fatality statistics; however, many Colorado workers have legitimate reason to worry about a workplace injury or illness. Knowing about dangerous jobs in Colorado can lead to a more informed job selection process. Plus,… Read Full Post
June 20, 2018
On-the-job injuries are more common than you may think. Millions of people suffer work-related injuries every year and file for workers’ comp. In 2015, nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries were reported in the United States. That’s an average of almost 8,000 injuries per day. According to… Read Full Post
May 31, 2018
Denver construction sites can be dangerous places to work. Employees operate machinery that moves and lifts objects weighing tons. Any miscalculation by an employee can cause objects to slip, slide or fall. At the same time, construction industry employers are expected to adhere vigilantly to local… Read Full Post