June 17, 2019

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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...]

The Importance of Workers Compensation

Consumers have their mortgages, their auto insurance and probably some form of homeowner's insurance. They may have measures in place to protect their important documents and belongings as well as firewalls to protect their computers, all of which … [Read more...]

Coal Mining Injury Lawsuits

Coal mining is a major industry in states such as West Virginia and Kentucky. The coal mining industry provides energy to millions of people and employment to thousands more. Coal mining is also one of the world’s most dangerous jobs, with a death … [Read more...]

Falls in the Workplace

Workplace injuries can occur in many different ways. It is only natural to first think of accidents that may involve heavy machinery, power tools, or even motor vehicles that you use on the job when you have concerns about workplace injuries. … [Read more...]

Getting Workers’ Compensation for Permanent Disability

Iowa’s insurance laws define certain major injuries that are permanent in nature, and that involve certain areas of the body as qualifying for workers' compensation permanent disability benefits.  These benefits may be partial or total. The main … [Read more...]

How Workers’ Compensation Helps When Returning to Work After Injury

There are many benefits to both the worker and the employer when an employee returns to the workplace after his injury. For an employee, returning to work enhances his or her financial situation. Remember, workers’ compensation payments are never 100 … [Read more...]