Working at a chemical plant can be a very dangerous profession. Proper training on adhering to serious safety precautions is vital. Hopefully, the employer takes safety very seriously. However, this isn’t always the case. As a chemical plant employee, knowing how to protect yourself is crucial. There are many reasons why chemical plant accidents occur. Human error is a large cause of many 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.
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The cold, frigid months of winter are here, and for many Colorado employees the work must go on, even in the freezing temperatures. While completely shielding yourself from all cold working hazard injuries is impossible, there are some precautions you can take to protect yourself as much as possible. Knowing how to prepare to work in wintry conditions and identify the signs of injuries are a Continue Reading
If you’re injured at work, the whole process of finding a new doctor can be a little more difficult. If you feel your medical problem is not being handled correctly with your regular physician, you can simply find a new doctor who accepts your insurance - the same can’t be said for your worker’s compensation doctor. Issues surrounding a worker’s compensation doctor are commonly due to you, the Continue Reading
According to the American Pain Foundation, approximately 36 million Americans have dealt with chronic pain lasting over one year. When pain lasts over three months after injury, it is considered chronic. With chronic pain often follows depression. Below are some basic tips to help a person that is dealing with pain and depression following an injury. Perhaps you have been injured at work and Continue Reading
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