Injuries Stemming for Being Struck By or Striking an Object

Colorado workers' compensation attorney helps you obtain medical treatment and compensation for on-the-job injuries caused by flying and/or falling objects

Striking or being struck by an object can cause devastating injuries requiring extensive treatment and rest. In fact, strikes by or against objects account for nearly 13% of all workplace injuries and over $5 billion in direct costs annually according to Liberty Mutual's 2002 Workplace Safety Index.

If you're hit by a forklift while working in a warehouse or by a sledge hammer falling from scaffolding at a construction site, you're going to need extensive medical treatment and will most likely be out of work for awhile.

Too many times though, injured workers find difficulty in obtaining their rightful benefits. An experienced Colorado workers' compensation attorney helps injured workers and their families deal with the burdens of being injured on-the-job.

Especially without protection, injuries from being struck by a falling object or striking a stationary object can be fatal

Head injuries are especially prevalent in these types of workplace accidents, which can have many negative long-term consequences requiring extensive medical treatment and recuperation.

Having experienced representation on your side helps ensure you receive all of the medical, wage loss and permanent disability benefits afforded to you under Colorado law. Without an experienced workers' compensation attorney, it will be difficult to know if you're receiving the right amount of benefits.

Workers' compensation is a no-fault system so even if an accident is your fault, you are guaranteed a certain amount of benefits to treat your injuries and compensate you for lost time from work.

If you or a loved one has sustained an injury from an object strike, your Denver personal injury lawyers at the Babcock Law Firm can provide you with a free consultation. Contact Colorado workers' compensation attorneys at the Babcock Law Firm today to discuss your case.

Related Articles From our blog
Workers’ compensation claims denial COVID-19
COVID-19 is Changing Workers’ Compensation Laws, Says Mack Babcock to NBC News

As if contracting COVID-19 wasn’t bad enough, some essential workers […]

COVID-19 workers’ comp claims denial
Why Are COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Denied More than Other Injuries?

Across the country, COVID-19 continues to spread. With this spread, […]

CO workers’ comp
Can Colorado Workers Get Workers’ Comp Benefits for COVID-19?

As the novel coronavirus began its spread across the world, […]


Client testimonials Read all reviews

5-star review image
Total satisfaction
Workers Compensation  |  Evergreen
Represented severely injured worker for 2.5 years with settlement and establishment of a Medicare Set Aside to cover future medical costs.
2018-03-11
"I could not have found a more competent, hard working and friendly law firm. I always felt that ..."
Art, Verified Customer
5-star review image
Outstanding
Workers Compensation  |  Littleton
Retained following a head injury addressing issues regarding medical treatment and referrals. Negotiated a final settlement.
2017-01-22
"The Babcock Law Firm did an outstanding job of representing me. I had never been involved in a ..."
JC, Verified Customer
5-star review image
Amazing results
Workers Compensation  |  Aurora
Represented for shoulder injury resolving wage loss issues and negotiating settlement.
2018-08-21
"Had a great experience with this amazing firm a few years ago and had the pleasure to hire ..."
2nd time client, Verified Customer
Association Badges
Association Badges