If you've been injured at work, you can file a work injury claim and get your medical expenses covered through workers' compensation. There are several steps involved, so knowing exactly what you need to do will help make the process easier. The Babcock Law Firm specializes in Colorado workers' compensation and has helped hundreds of injured workers through their work injury claims from start 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
Colorado employers may be happy to hear that the cost of workers’ compensation insurance is on the decline. This is a direct effect of employers and employees implementing workplace procedures that prevent workplace injuries. The exact calculation of this good news comes from a decline in loss costs associated with workers’ compensation. However, workplace trends indicate a potential increase in Continue Reading
Franklin Pound—an employee of Pipeline Systems, Inc.—was busy working on a new pipe installation at the Sewickley Borough’s sewage treatment plant in July 2010 when tragedy struck. One of his coworkers fell into a concrete pit. Pound and others rushed to help. Pound climbed down into the pit along with the plant manager and an inspector. They attempted to rescue the fallen coworker, but Continue Reading
Are you concerned about your employer firing you because you had to file a workers’ compensation claim? If you’ve been injured on the job in the state of Colorado, it is technically legal for an employer to fire you during the process of a workers’ compensation claim. However, employers are not legally able to fire employees out of retaliation because of the claim. They must present valid Continue Reading
Related Articles from our Knowledge Center
- 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