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What Are Repetitive Stress Injuries?

By Burg Simpson

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Some workplace injuries are caused during accidents. Think explosions, collapsing equipment, falls from great heights or just your ordinary blown disc in the back. Other workplace injuries are caused by certain repetitive motions that slowly, over time, lead to debilitating pain. These types of injuries go by many different names: repetitive stress, repetitive strain, or… Read more »

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Injured at Work in Colorado

By Burg Simpson

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After an injury occurs at work, there are many things the injured worker must do. He or she must tell the employer, see a doctor, and complete a number of other steps to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado. However, in addition to ensuring the worker follows through with these steps, there are a number… Read more »

Fallen Officer Honored With Headstone

By Heidi Culbertson

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Fallen Officer Honored with Headstone Patrolman Alson E. McCasland, who served with the Denver Police Department, was recently honored for his service to the community more than 80 years following his death. Officer McCasland lost his life while in the line of duty on May 28th, 1935, a month after his motorcycle collided with an… Read more »

Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

By Burg Simpson

Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Pre-Existing Conditions? – by John Connell, Of Counsel – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine If you have been injured on the job or in the line of duty, you can file a workers’ compensation claim to receive benefits to cover your medical bills and lost wages. But what happens if… Read more »

Filing for Workers’ Compensation: The Ten Most Common Mistakes Made by Injured Workers

By Heidi Culbertson

Colorado Workers’ Compensation Claims The 10 Most Common Mistakes Made by Injured Workers It is almost impossible for a layperson to ascertain all the steps that they must take when seeking to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you have been injured on-the-job or in-the-line-of duty, call Burg Simpson’s workers’ compensation attorneys for a free… Read more »

Worker’s Compensation: What If My Employer’s Insurance Company Denies My Claim?

By Heidi Culbertson

If you were hurt on the job or in the line of duty, and your employer’s insurance company denies your workers’ compensation claim, they will issue of a Notice of Contest within 20 days after they have been notified of your injury. Sometimes, however, the insurance company will still cover medical expenses so they can… Read more »

Misconceptions about Colorado Workers’ Compensation

By Burg Simpson

Colorado workers' compensation misconceptions can leave injured workers without options for financial help.

For Colorado, workers’ compensation law is a big deal. Every year about 112 Coloradans die in an accident on the job. That works out to one death every three to four days, according to data collected by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Thousands more employees suffer accidents that leave them injured and… Read more »

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