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Filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Colorado

By Heidi Culbertson
March 18, 2021
3 min read

The Workers Compensation Act

In 1915, the Workers’ Compensation Act was passed by Colorado legislators to ensure the timely delivery of disability and medical benefits to injured workers at a reasonable cost to employers. Although this piece of legislation was passed more than a century ago, the statute has been updated over time as it continues to balance the interests of both employees and employers.

Steps to Take When You Have Been Injured at Work

  1. If you have been hurt on the job or in the line of duty, it is important to seek immediate medical attention.
  2. Your workers’ comp claim begins as soon as you are injured, and the Workers’ Comp Statute of Limitations states that you have four days from the time of your injury to report the incident to your employer.
  3. Call Burg Simpson immediately for a free consultation with our workers’ compensation lawyers at 866-649-8734.

Call Burg Simpson for a Free Consultation

The complexities inherent in workers’ compensation law in Colorado often make it difficult for injured workers to navigate claims on their own. Due to the complex nature of these kinds of cases, consulting with an experienced attorney is always a wise choice. At Burg Simpson, we offer a free consultation to discuss the details of your case and the intricacies of the workers’ compensation system.

Retaining Legal Representation

Having a workers’ compensation attorney on your side can and will protect you and your rights. If you have been injured while at work or in the line of duty, simply complete our Case Evaluation Form, or call Burg Simpson now at 866-649-8734. We will help you obtain the workers’ compensation benefits and medical treatment to which you are entitled.

Obtaining the Compensation You Deserve

There are many factors to consider when determining the value of a Workers’ Compensation claim. The value of your case will depend on many factors but will include the type and severity of your injuries and if you need ongoing medical treatment. Find out what your case is worth by calling an experienced workers’ comp injury attorney at Burg Simpson today at 866-649-8734. During your discussion, your attorney will obtain the details of your case and the information necessary to determine the potential value of your claim. The experienced workers’ compensation attorneys at Burg Simpson will advocate on your behalf to achieve the best possible settlement.

Burg Simpson’s Workers Compensation Team: Helping Injured Workers Throughout Colorado for Over 40 Years

Shareholder and trial lawyer Nick Fogel is the practice group leader of Burg Simpson’s workers’ compensation team. Under Nick’s leadership, the Workers’ Compensation Department has achieved Tier 1 status by US News and World Report (the highest-ranking available). Nick’s practice is devoted to those who have been injured while working on the job and in the line of duty.  In this capacity, Nick has extensive courtroom experience handling a wide variety of matters.

Since 2012, Nick has been selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer Rising Star, a distinction limited to only the top 2.5 percent of qualifying lawyers in the state. Nick has also been selected to the Best Lawyers in America and as a Top Colorado Attorney by 5280 Magazine. Nick is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell; an elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys hold an AV Preeminent Rating.

Our Workers’ Compensation Team includes:

 

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