Colorado Workers' Compensation

Government Workers – Colorado Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Government Workers - Denver Work Comp Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Public employees are as susceptible to accidents at work as any other office worker. They slip and fall. They hurt themselves by lifting or moving office supplies or equipment. They suffer from muscle strain from sitting and typing all day. If you have been hurt while performing the functions of your government job, our Colorado workers’ compensation attorneys can help you today! Fill out a Free Case Evaluation form to talk with us at no charge, right now.

Depending on which level of government is involved, workers’ compensation can operate very differently however. Federal employees are covered by the federal government, for example. The Federal Employee’s Compensation Act covers federal employees disabled or killed as a result of an injury or disease “sustained while in the performance of duty.” The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs manages federal benefits and helps injured employees in four categories:

  • Wage replacement benefits
  • Medical treatment
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Other benefits

Some federal employees fall under their own specialized programs, such as railroad workers, who are covered by the Federal Employer’s Liability Act. Most state and local employees, on the other hand, are typically covered by that state’s workers’ compensation law, like most private employees. If you are a state or local employee and you have been injured while on the job, Burg Simpson’s Colorado workers’ comp lawyers are here to help you! Call us before it is too late.

We can help by walking you through the intricacies of the complex Colorado Workers’ Compensation Act. In addition, we’ll make sure you also get help:

  • Receiving fair compensation for injuries sustained on the job.
  • Accessing quality medical treatment and healthcare.
  • Receiving reimbursement for any workplace injury or related expenses.
  • Applying for additional Social Security benefits, if applicable.
  • Determining third-party personal injury lawsuit options if your injury was caused, at least in part, by someone other than your employer.

Burg Simpson’s Colorado workers’ comp lawyers have taken on hundreds of cases over the years. We’ve worked on claims for state government workers’ who’ve sustained injuries from:

  • Work environments with poor ergonomics.
  • Slips and falls.
  • Injuries from repetitive motion.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Injuries sustained from heavy lifting.
  • Accidents from faulty office equipment and machinery.
  • Tripping on objects that are out of place.
  • Eyestrain from insufficient lighting

If you are a government worker who has been hurt on the job, do no’t wait to call. After you get medical attention and report the incident to your employer, call the Colorado worker' comp attorneys at Burg Simpson. Find out now what workers’ compensation benefits are available to you by speaking with us for FREE here. This is request for a no-obligation, free consultation. And, if you decide to work with us, our pricing is based on contingency basis. That means we do not get paid unless we get you a settlement or judgement.

If a third party (someone other than your employer) shares responsibility for your workplace injury, you could be entitled to sue for further damages and compensation. It’s just one more reason for you to speak with an experienced Colorado workers' comp attorney today to explore every option available to you. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss all the details surrounding your case. If you decide to work with us, we operate on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if we get you a settlement or judgment.

This will not have any effect on your workers’ compensation claim or benefits and it can provide additional compensation after your accident. Whatever you do, do not try to do it alone. It could cost you time, money, and the chance to get your life back to normal. Call us right now!

Visit a Colorado Workers’ Compensation Lawyer at Burg Simpson

A construction injury can leave wounds that can linger for years. A death can cripple a family, robbing them of a breadwinner. Burg Simpson can help! We have been working on these cases for more than 40 years and know the ins and outs of Colorado’s complicated workers’ compensation law.

Call us today at 303-792-5595 or fill out our FREE Evaluation Form before time runs out.

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 March 19, 2019

Inside Edition Interviews Michael Burg on Body Broker Case

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 March 15, 2019

Michael Burg on KHOW Talk Radio: Your Money, Your Retirement, on Saturday, March 16th at 2 pm.

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 March 11, 2019

Burg Simpson Presents Awards to the 2019 Scholarship Competition Winners!

     Each year, Burg Simpson awards college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who win our essay competition regarding the importance of the U.S. civil jury system, and how it is being threatened. The annual Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition is an outstanding opportunity for high school seniors to obtain additional funds for college,… Read more »

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Misconceptions about Colorado Workers’ Compensation

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Workers’ Compensation Lawyer John Connell Changes Lives with Burg Simpson

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Summer Jobs Put Teen Workers at Risk

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Let Us Handle Your Personal Injury Matters, While You Concentrate on Your Recovery

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