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Colorado Workers’ Compensation Overview – Burg Simpson

Denver Workers Compensation Attorney Overview - Burg Simpson

Every year, on average, 112 workers die on the job in Colorado – that’s one workplace fatality every three or four days. Thousands more suffer workplace injuries. While there are some things about work comp claims we’ve come to expect, such as the fact that health care workers are much more likely to get sick on the job, other facts are a little more surprising. For example, you’re much more likely to get hurt as a result of fatigue than at the hands of a violent co-worker. In fact, overexertion and falls account for more than $25 billion in workers’ compensation costs nationwide – and nearly half of all claims. A Burg Simpson Colorado workers comp attorney is here to help!

When accidents happen, it’s the employer’s responsibility to take care of their employees and their families. Unfortunately, that’s not always what happens. Employers and insurance carriers often hide behind dozens of litigators to protect them from keeping their promises and paying your claim in a fair manner. It doesn’t help that navigating the Colorado workers’ compensation claims process can be a daunting task, even when you’re not recovering from an injury or mourning the loss of a family member. There’s nothing easy about the entire process. It’s like working your way through a maze without a map, while the clock is ticking.

At Burg Simpson, our experienced, award-winning team of Colorado workers comp lawyers have been fighting for injured workers and their families for more than 40 years. We can walk you through the intricacies of workers’ compensation law in the state of Colorado, demand you receive fair compensation during your case, and fight for your medical care. We’ll help determine any eligibility you might have for additional benefits or even third-party liability. We have a comprehensive in-house team to help you every step of the way, made up of experienced litigation attorneys, dedicated paralegals, and a compassionate support staff.

Burg Simpson’s Colorado workers comp attorneys represent injured workers across the state. We fight for assembly line workers and construction laborers. We also represent the state’s first responders, whether they’re firefighters, law enforcement officers, or EMTs. In fact, our workers’ comp attorneys testified at the Capitol in support of legislation to extend workers’ comp protections to first responders.  A Burg Simpson Colorado workers compensation attorney have represented health care workers, truck drivers, factory and office workers, as well as a diverse group of other workers and individuals. Our workers comp attorneys fight for Union workers to make sure they receive the fair treatment they deserve.

If you’ve been injured while on the job, or lost a loved one to a workplace accident, it’s absolutely critical that you reach out  to our Colorado workers compensation attorneys at Burg Simpson immediately. There are several factors that can alter your case for a claim, such as the severity of your injury, and the circumstances surrounding the incident. But the most important aspect of your case, which can often determine the success or failure of a claim, is the timing. It’s crucial you act quickly. Time starts running out on your ability to file a successful claim as soon as you’re injured. You may hear from litigators representing your employer, their insurance company, company supervisors, and others. It’s essential you talk to someone who will look out for your best interests before that happens to help you understand your rights and fight for them.

We offer a no-obligation free consultation and work on a percentage-fee basis, which means we only get paid if we’re successful in obtaining a financial benefit on your behalf. Take the first step to defending your rights after a work accident and fill out the contact form now for a FREE Case Evaluation here. You can trust the Colorado workers comp lawyers at Burg Simpson, so give us a call today at 303-792-5595

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Janet G. Abaray Named One of the Top 15 Businesswomen in Ohio

 May 17, 2018

Janet G. Abaray Named One of the Top 15 Businesswomen in Ohio

Burg Simpson attorneys have always been leaders in their communities. Shareholder Janet G. Abaray is no different. That’s why the Ohio Diversity Conference and the National Women’s Conference chose to honor Janet as one of the Top 15 Businesswomen in Ohio at the 2018 National Women’s Conference last week. This award honors “outstanding leaders and… Read more »

David P. Hersh Speaks at ACBA Event

 May 7, 2018

David P. Hersh Speaks at ACBA Event

Burg Simpson shareholder David P. Hersh was a featured speaker at a recent Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA) event in Napa, California. The session, part of this year’s Spring 2018 CLE event, was called “The Practical Implications for Implementing the Recommendations of the ABA National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being.” David covered “the findings and… Read more »

Stephen J. Burg Speaks at Colorado Trial Lawyers Seminar

 April 25, 2018

Stephen J. Burg Speaks at Colorado Trial Lawyers Seminar

Burg Simpson shareholder Stephen J. Burg took part in a day-long continuing education seminar sponsored by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. The event, “In Search of a New Paradigm: Recalibrating the Moral Compass of an Industry to Serve Future Generations,” took place at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center in Denver. Stephen’s segment, presented… Read more »

Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition Winners Honored at Annual Dinner

 April 24, 2018

Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition Winners Honored at Annual Dinner

Our 2017-2018 Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition recipients were honored this past Thursday at our annual Scholarship Banquet. This year’s winners included: Elise Hegarty (Faith Christian Academy) Diana Barila (Longmont High School) Kelly Franson (D’Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School) Emilio D. Gómez (Regis Jesuit High School) Lucy Kane (Valor Christian High School) Andra Metcalfe (Mountain Vista High… Read more »

Denver Personal Injury Attorney – TBI & Dementia – Colorado Burg Simpson

 May 23, 2018

Research Confirms Link Between TBIs and Dementia

There’s been research in the past to suggest that even mild traumatic brain injuries can increase someone’s risk of developing a neurodegenerative disease, but a new study – published earlier this month – reinforces these findings. The study, “Association of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury With and Without Loss of Consciousness With Dementia in U.S. Military… Read more »

Burg Simpson Denver - Colorado Supreme Court

 May 21, 2018

Colorado Supreme Court Decides Insurance Companies Cannot Delay Payment of Benefits Owed When The Payment Of Other Benefits Is Disputed

In an important victory for consumers, earlier today the Colorado Supreme Court unanimously decided that insurance companies cannot delay paying benefits owed under a policy just because the payment of other benefits is disputed. The case is State Farm vs. Fisher.  Mr. Fisher had several policies in place with State Farm with underinsured motorists (“UIM”)… Read more »

Bad Flu Season – Medical Malpractice Attorney Denver – Colorado Burg Simpson

 May 14, 2018

A Bad Flu Season Can Get Worse

The year’s flu season has been historically severe. All but two states – Hawaii and Oregon – continued to report pervasive flu activity. More than 40 states have reported unusually high flu activity. Tragically, the flu has claimed the lives of 165 children this year — and it’s far from over. The U.S. Centers for… Read more »

OHSA Standard Limits Worker Exposure to Silica - Construction Defect Law Firm - Burg Simpson

 May 2, 2018

Community Managers, Homeowner Associations, and Homeowners Beware – New OHSA Standard Limits Worker Exposure to Silica

More than 2 million workers are exposed to crystalline silica every year on the job, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, most of whom work in general construction. The other 10 percent of exposed workers are in either the general industry, maritime, or fracking trades. Crystalline silica is an everyday mineral found in… 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.

Ring of Fire: The Unseen Economic Crisis

 February 29, 2016

Ring of Fire: The Unseen Economic Crisis

Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins talks with Michael Burg about taxes and the government’s resistance to upgrade America’s infrastructure.

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