Healthcare Industry Ranks #1 in Workers’ Compensation Claims Filed

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According to OSHA, the healthcare industry sees more worker injuries than any other type of business in the United States. Yes, you read that right. As it turns out, there are more workers’ compensation claims in healthcare than in the manufacturing or construction industries. Here are the stats on the six main causes of injured […]

Opioid Use Becoming an Increasingly Bad Problem for Workers’ Compensation Victims


The use of narcotics by injured workers has been on the rise in recent years. Enough workers who’ve been injured on the job are using opioid prescription painkillers that the National Safety Council (NSC) wants employers to work to ensure that their employees do not become addicted to opioids after an injury or that they have […]

Workers’ Compensation and Heat Related Work Injuries


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 entitled to workers’ compensation. If you’ve been hurt by overheating, know that you are not... Read More

R. Mack Babcock Named a Top Denver Lawyer in 5280 Magazine

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, most fun activities around the metro area, etc. This year, a list of the top attorneys was... Read More