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Does a Second Job Threaten Your Workers’ Comp Claim?

By Burg Simpson

Second Jobs – Denver Work Comp Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Colorado’s one of the more fortunate states in the country right now. While the national unemployment rate hovers around 4.3 percent, the Centennial State boasts a rate of nearly half that at 2.3 percent. Not only is it the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, it’s so low that the state’s jobless rate has only… Read more »

Runners, Walkers Race to Honor Jeremy Bitner

By Burg Simpson

Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run- Burg Simpson

Clouds may have threatened Colorado skies early Saturday morning, but that didn’t stop hundreds of runners, walkers, and children from showing up at Englewood’s Cornerstone Park for the 2017 Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk. The fifth annual race honored the late Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner, who died in the line of… Read more »

June 19, 2017  Blog

Colorado Cracks Down on Texting and Driving

By Burg Simpson

Texting and Driving – Colorado Personal Injury Attorneys – Burg Simpson

In late-February of last year, 28-year-old Athina Munoz barreled south down a rural Colorado highway when she realized she had an urgent text message to send. She swerved into oncoming traffic as she did so, killing an older couple on a motorcycle instantly. Munoz also tested three times the limit for alcohol, which helped earn… Read more »

There’s No Workers’ Comp Without Medical Records

By Burg Simpson

Work Comp Medical Records– Colorado Workmans Comp Lawyer – Burg Simpson

There’s nothing more critical to a workers’ compensation claim than the medical records of the injured employee. It not only provides proof that an injury took place, but it details the scope of that injury, and explores the recommended treatment for that injury. Quite simply, without the injured employee’s medical records, there is no workers’… Read more »

Uninsured Employer Act Targets Deadbeat Employers

By Burg Simpson

Uninsured Employer Act– Denver Work Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

Colorado’s workers just got a lot more protection, and uninured employers have been put on notice. Earlier this week, Governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1119, the Uninsured Employer Act, into law. The law establishes a state fund for injured workers of uninsured employers – paid for by the civil penalties, fines, and other revenue… Read more »

ADMISSION OF LIABILITY: THERE ARE NO DO-OVERS IN WORKERS COMP

By Burg Simpson

Admission of Liability – Denver Work Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

Workers’ compensation claims have been a classic case of “good news, bad news,” for several years now. The numbers of claims filed each year nationwide have been falling for the last decade, and experts predict a continued downward trend of at least 1 percent for the next year. On the other hand, the severity of… Read more »

Auto Insurance Study Finds Colorado Drivers Are Among the Worst

By Burg Simpson

Worst Colorado Drivers – Denver Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

A recent QuoteWizard survey found that Colorado drivers rank among the nation’s worst. Colorado drivers receive more speeding tickets and drunk driving convictions much higher than the national average. Coloradoans are also more likely to be involved in collisions. In fact, the survey found that Colorado’s drivers ranked 42nd out of 50 states in terms… Read more »

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