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Colorado Worker’s Comp Payments Go Digital

By Burg Simpson

Work Comp Payments – Denver Work Comp Attorney – Colorado Burg Simpson

In less than a year, Pinnacol Assurance has managed to move more than two-thirds of injured workers into a direct deposit system for workers’ comp claims. Pinnacol, Colorado’s workers’ compensation insurer of last resort, rolled out direct deposit wage replacement for injured employees. Now roughly 70 percent of their clients have enrolled in the program,… Read more »

Colorado Fights to Protect Uninsured Workers

By Burg Simpson

Protect Uninsured Workers – Colorado Workers Compensation Attorneys – Burg Simpson

The state of Colorado requires all employers with even a single employee to carry workers’ compensation insurance. It doesn’t matter if those employees are part time or full time. In fact, anyone who receives pay for services in Colorado is considered an employee, as far as workers’ compensation insurance is concerned. There are exceptions, of… Read more »

Improved Worker’s Comp Costs Won’t Last Forever

By Burg Simpson

Workers’ Compensation Costs – Denver Work Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

Overall, workers’ compensation costs have been falling nationwide for more than 20 years now. In fact, the National Council on Compensation insurance has pushed for an average premium cut of nearly 13 percent for next year. Closer to home, Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s largest workers’ comp carrier, signed off on an average premium cut of 3.2… Read more »

What’s the Difference between Temporary and Permanent Disability?

By Burg Simpson

Temporary versus Permanent Disability – Workers Comp Lawyers in Denver – Burg Simpson

What most employees don’t realize after they’ve been hurt on the job is that they’re entitled to more than medical benefits. If you’ve been injured at work – and have missed three shifts or three calendar days of work – you’re also entitled to compensation for a portion of the wages you’ve lost because of… Read more »

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