January 20, 2019

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Common Workplace Injuries

Work injuries are more common than you might think. However, recovering from an injury isn't something you have to do alone. A workers' compensation attorney can help get you back on the right track. Here are some of the common workplace injuries … [Read more...]

Preparing to Meet with a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

If you have been injured on the job, developed an occupational illness or repetitive stress injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, or have lost someone you love to work-related injuries or illness, your initial consultation with a Workers’ … [Read more...]

Strains and Sprains Most Common Workers’ Comp Injury

If you’ve ever been injured at work, you know that filing a workers’ compensation claim is not easy. There’s a great deal of paperwork to do, the process is a lengthy one, and receiving compensation to cover your medical expenses may seem like an … [Read more...]

Chemical Safety Measures at Risk in New Farm Bill

In April 2013, a major chemical storage and distribution facility in West, Texas exploded. The West Fertilizer Company was set ablaze as a result of arson, but it was how the company stored the chemicals that made the explosion so tragic. Fifteen … [Read more...]

Asbestos Poses Risk to Laborers

The labor force, primarily in the construction and renovation industry, are more at risk of asbestos exposure than most people realize. Though the EPA has banned the use of asbestos in construction materials, it can still be found in thousands of … [Read more...]

Burn Injuries: Radiation Burns

We you think of radiation burns, the first thing that comes to mind is probably nuclear fallout, but there are many other types of radiation burns. For instance, sunburn is a radiation burn and can be so severe as to be life-threatening. Long-term … [Read more...]

I was Injured in a Fight at Work. Can I Get Workers’ Compensation?

If you were injured in a fight at work, you may be able to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits, but it depends on a few important details. If you were the aggressor, you are not entitled to benefits. Generally, the fight must have been … [Read more...]

81 Colorado Workers Died on the Job in 2016

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 81 Colorado workers died as a result of injuries suffered while in the work place in 2016. This was an 8% increase in workplace fatalities from the … [Read more...]

Farm Laborers File Class-Action Suit Against Monsanto

On June 29th, a group of Monsanto corn-field workers filed a class-action lawsuit against their employer, alleging that, among other things, the major agricultural corporation had been paying its workers below minimum wage. Roberto Perez-Perez and … [Read more...]

What are My Rights if I was injured while driving my Employer’s Vehicle?

Have you been injured while you were driving your employer’s vehicle? Employees who are injured in a car accident while driving company cars are often confused about what their rights are when it comes to seeking compensation for their injuries. … [Read more...]