Colorado Workers’ Compensation Department – Burg Simpson

Office Workers and Clerical Staff- Colorado Workers Compensation Attorney

Office and Clerical Staff- Denver Workers Compensation Attorney- Burg Simpson

Working in an office doesn’t sound as dangerous as fighting a fire, treating emergency room patients, or working at a construction site, but office environments pose their own unique set of workplace hazards. In fact, the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers reveal that about 76,000 office workers are seriously injured on the job every year. If you’re an office worker or a member of the clerical staff and you’ve been hurt at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado. Call a Burg Simpson Colorado workers’ compensation attorney for help as soon as possible at 303-792-5595 or fill out a FREE CASE EVALUATION form here right now.

Clerical and office employees are typically classified as any anyone engaged exclusively in bookkeeping, record keeping, correspondence, data entry, technical drafting or other office work where books and records are kept. This classification applies only to employees who work in areas physically separated from other workplace operations. A clerical office normally excludes work or service areas and inventory storage.

Are you a member of the clerical staff who’s been hurt while on the job? Our workers’ comp attorneys understand Colorado’s complicated work’ comp laws. Don’t try and handle your case by yourself or wait before reaching out for help through this complex system. Call us today at 303-792-5595 for you free initial consultation.

Our experienced team of Colorado workers’ comp lawyers has handled dozens of office accidents and injury cases. Some of the most common accidents we’ve helped with include:

  • Falls: These are, by far, the most common accidents that office workers suffer, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Frustratingly, they’re also the easiest to prevent. The CDC reports that office workers are more than twice as likely to suffer a fall injury as non-office workers. Common causes include slipping on wet floors, reaching for an object from an unstable positon, tripping, and poor lighting.
  • Overexertion: Strain injuries can occur as a result of lifting and/or transporting heavy objects. Office workers, by the very nature of their work, are also susceptible to repetitive motion and pressure injuries.
  • Ergonomics: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, conditions that can cause serious work-related musculoskeletal disorders include: repetitive movements that increase pressure on nerves and irritate tendons, awkward sitting positions, or neck strain from looking at improperly placed computer screens, and static postures with few breaks.
  • Workplace violence: Sadly, violence at work is more prevalent than ever. Homicide is the fourth-leading cause of workplace fatalities in the country.
  • Electricity: As advances in technology have modernized today’s office environments, electrical accidents – and injuries – have become increasingly more common, as well.

If you’ve been injured at your office – or lost a loved one to a fatal workplace accident – call a Colorado workers’ comp attorney at Burg Simpson and let us help you receive the  compensation you deserve. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation to Colorado’s injured office professionals. Call 303-792-5595 to schedule yours today!

In Colorado, office workers and clerical staff aren’t required to prove fault for their workplace injuries. This allows Burg Simpson’s Colorado workmans’ comp lawyers to file your claim quickly so that you can start receiving your benefits sooner.

The Colorado workers’ compensation attorneys at Burg Simpson have worked with several office workers and clerical staff members to help them receive the compensation they deserve for any number of workplace injuries. This compensation can include medical benefits, reimbursement for expenses, and recovery of lost wages. We can also help you:

  • Better understand the complexities of Colorado Workers’ Compensation law.
  • Gain access to medical care and rehabilitative treatment.
  • Receive fair compensation for your injuries.
  • Earn reimbursement for expenses incurred during and after their accident.
  • Apply for possible Social Security benefits.
  • Consider legal options regarding possible third-party claims and personal injury lawsuits.

Call us to discuss your case right now!

If someone other than your employer caused your injury, such as a vendor, a contractor, or a trespasser, you may have the right to file a third-party claim.

CONTACT A COLORADO WORK COMP ATTORNEY NOW

Don’t wait to find out what your workers’ compensation options are or try to take on your complicated case on your own. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation, and we can help you understand your rights and the various options that might be available. Since we operate on a contingency basis, it costs you nothing to have us help you pursue your workers’ compensation claim. Call us immediately at 303-792-5595 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form before it’s too late!

Alan K. Simpson Argues For a 28th Amendment

 August 16, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Argues For a 28th Amendment

Are corporation’s people? It might sound like a simple question, but it’s one the U.S. Supreme Court answered in the affirmative when it handed down its landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision in 2010. That 5-4 ruling struck down a prohibition against certain election communications by nonprofits, corporations, labor unions, and other associations…. Read more »

Michael S. Burg Blasts Supreme Court Big Pharma Ruling

 August 15, 2017

Michael S. Burg Blasts Supreme Court Big Pharma Ruling

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court handed Big Pharma a big victory. In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the high court struck down California’s effort to widen the scope of non-residents seeking relief from dangerous drugs. In an 8-1 decision, the court ruled against nearly 680 plaintiffs who were suing the… Read more »

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

 August 15, 2017

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

  Twenty-Three Attorneys Were Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2018 Four Attorneys Listed as 2018 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” In Their Practice Area and Region August 15, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce several… Read more »

Weyerhaeuser Floor Joists Could Be Poisoning Your Home

 August 9, 2017

Weyerhaeuser Floor Joists Could Be Poisoning Your Home

August 9, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Thousands of new homes may be uninhabitable due to excessive levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, found in the joists of finished and unfinished basements. Homeowners and construction workers have reported feeling ill, with burning eyes and respiratory issues, after exposure to hazardous levels of formaldehyde present in these… Read more »

Construction Work Danger – Denver Workers Compensation Attorney – Burg Simpson

 August 8, 2017

Construction Work is as Dangerous as it is Diverse

With a jobless rate of just 2.4 percent, Colorado boasts the fourth-lowest construction unemployment rate in the country. Construction workers have been in high demand in Colorado for years, fueled by a robust housing market with increasingly high demand and low inventory. It’s a sector that shows no signs of slowing down, either. Analysts expect… Read more »

Careful with Workers’ Comp – Colorado Workmans Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

 July 20, 2017

Tread Carefully During a Workers’ Comp Claim

As common as they are, few things can be as contentious – and as sensitive – as navigating a workers’ compensation claim. It can be a legal minefield for both employees and employers, and both have to be extremely careful during the entire process. Can an Employer Fire an Injured Worker? State laws vary in… Read more »

Notice of Contest– Denver Workers Compensation Attorney – Burg Simpson

 July 6, 2017

What Do You Do if You’ve Received a Notice of Contest?

If you get hurt on the job, you have to tell your employer right away. The law gives workers just four days to report – in writing – non-fatal injuries to their employer. But that’s only the first of many deadlines that stand between a workers’ compensation claim and its resolution. What Does it Mean?… Read more »

Work Comp Hearing Loss– Denver Work Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

 June 27, 2017

Can Workers’ Comp Help With Your Hearing Loss?

Even with today’s focus on workplace safety, hearing loss remains one of the country’s leading occupational hazards. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control, roughly 11 percent of the workforce suffers from hearing problems, and nearly a quarter of those injuries are caused by occupational exposure. And on any given work… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

Trial Talk magazine

 November 18, 2015

Trial Talk: Cross Appeal? Now What?

Burg Simpson Attorney and Shareholder Diane Vaksdal Smith’s article, published in CTLA’s Trial Talk, April/May 2015, addresses specifics of appellate practice and procedure. Download full article PDF

The Trial Lawyer Magazine

 November 18, 2015

Homebuilders v. Homeowners

Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders Burg Simpson attorneys Jennifer A. Seidman and Ronald M. Sandgrund examine what could happen if lawmakers allow builders to take advantage of and mischaracterize the causes of the Great Recession’s lingering effects, and the facts regarding the real causes of the decline… Read more »

Pop Culture

 November 18, 2015

Part IV – Does Popular Culture Influence Lawyers, Judges, and Juries?

TV and Movies – What We Love and Love to Hate Twelve Angry Men, To Kill a Mockingbird, the O.J. Simpson debacle…do these movies and televised lawsuits influence decision makers? Burg Simpson attorney Ronald M. Sandgrund continues the panel series dialogue, with Part IV addressing TV and movies. Download full article PDF

Pop Culture Part 3

 November 18, 2015

Part III – Does Popular Culture Influence Lawyers, Judges, and Juries?

Managing Popular Culture’s Influence Popular culture generally has been defined as “culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an educated elite.” Part III investigates whether popular culture may be undermining the rule of law. Burg Simpson attorney Ronald M. Sandgrund mediates this panel article. Download full article PDF

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