The Colorado summer heat is gradually coming to an end, but perhaps an injury you received from working out in the blazing sun is still haunting you. It is your employer’s responsibility to make certain they take all necessary precautions in protecting you from various heat-related work injuries. If you were injured on the job due to excessive heat or prolonged exposure to the sun, you may be Continue Reading
Workers’ Compensation & Work-Related Injuries
Nobody expects to be injured on the job. But the truth is, every year there are more than 30,000 workers’ compensation claims filed in Colorado.
You might think if you’re injured at work your employer will do what it takes to help you get through the injury, taking care of you and your family. Unfortunately, many workers find reality is a different story.
You need a Colorado workers’ compensation lawyer working on your behalf, to protect your rights and to make sure you receive the benefits you’re entitled to.
Representation by a work injury lawyer can more than double your settlement amount.
Visit our Guide to Colorado Workers Compensation
All of us at The Babcock Law Firm would like to extend a hearty congratulations to R. Mack Babcock, our firm’s founder and president, for his recent inclusion in 5280 magazine’s top lawyers list for Denver, Colorado! 5280 has been recognizing the best Denver has to offer in its “Top of the Town” list since 1993. The lists typically include the best places to visit, best businesses and services, Continue Reading
Colorado employers were granted a reprieve this year when it comes to the cost of workers’ compensation insurance premiums. For many employers, their workers’ comp premiums will not increase ‘loss costs’ for 2015—a first since 2010. What Are ‘Loss Costs’? A loss cost is the baseline (typically variable) rates that insurance companies use to determine a company’s premiums. Several variables Continue Reading
An appellate court in Colorado has ruled that an injured search-and-rescue volunteer is eligible for workers’ comp benefits after he was injured in a car crash while going to meet a fire chief. According to news reports, Michael Smith, the president and incident commander of Teller County (Colorado) Search and Rescue, was injured when he was involved in a head-on collision while traveling to Continue Reading
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- How to File a Work Injury Claim
- Reporting a Work-Related Injury or Condition
- Workers' Compensation Overview
- Workers’ Compensation for Law Enforcement Officers
- Reasons Why Temporary Disability Benefits Can Be Terminated in Your Workers’ Compensation Case
- Workers' Compensation Case Timeline