Colorado Workers' Compensation

Unions – Colorado Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Union Law Firm Denver- Denver Work Comp Lawyers - Burg Simpson

At Burg Simpson, we are lawyers that represent union members throughout the State of Colorado. When an accident happens while on the job, it is important to have Colorado workers’ compensation lawyers committed to helping you as an injured worker obtain lost wages, medical benefits, and compensation you deserve. Workers’ compensation benefits are a kind of workmen’s insurance coverage that employers are required to offer employees after they have been hurt at work.

Our award-winning team of trial lawyers are committed to helping injured workers recover as fully as possible from their injuries. Private industry employers reported more than 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics/U.S. Department of Labor

Filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is not easy, must be done within a certain amount of days, and the number of statues, rules, and guidelines can be confusing. Employers may even wrongfully put pressure on employees to return back to work too soon after an injury. Visit the Colorado Bureau of Workers Comp website for more information in the state of Colorado.

An experienced Colorado Union Accident Attorney can help when you are suffering from a work injury and not in the mindset to deal with all the details involved in these claims. If you are overwhelmed by the amount of paperwork and stress put on you by your employer’s insurance company, fill out a Free Case Evaluation form now to discuss your case with a knowledgeable Colorado Union Injury Lawyer at Burg Simpson.

We help injured Union Members:

  1. Understand Colorado workers’ compensation insurance requirements and laws.
  2. Receive fair workers’ compensation in Colorado for your injuries.
  3. Obtain quality medical care for the most common workplace injuries.
  4. Obtain reimbursement for legitimate expenses.
  5. Bring third-party personal injury lawsuits when someone outside of your company causes the on-the-job injury.
  6. Fight for your rights with Colorado workers’ compensation insurance carriers such as Pinnacol Assurance claims.
  7. Assist you if your employer refuses to file a workers’ compensation claim.
  8. Create applications for additional Social Security benefits.
  9. Know the statute of limitations for workers’ compensation.

Third-Party Workplace Injury Lawsuits
Oftentimes, if someone other than your employer caused your accident, you may be entitled to file a third-party personal injury lawsuit. If successful, compensation in these types of cases can be significantly higher.

Burg Simpson Colorado workers’ compensation lawyers help obtain compensation for work-related injuries caused by:

  • Automobile accidents sustained on patrol.
  • Gunshot wounds and assaults.
  • Slip and fall – including head, knee, and back injuries.
  • Repetitive strain injuries.
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases such as hepatitis, HIV, etc.
  • Stress and psychological conditions.
  • And more…

Burg Simpson knows you risk your life every day for the safety of others, whether it is by battling a house fire or rendering aid in the aftermath of a natural disaster. So, we are here to help you understand your Colorado workers' compensation rights and help you obtain the payment you deserve if you are ever injured on the job.

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Few jobs are as critical in our day-to-day lives as that of our state’s police officers. They keep our streets safe, help people in need, and catch criminals – all while putting their lives on the line. If you are a law enforcement officer who has been injured on the job, contact a Workers' Compensation Attorney today.

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Construction sites are rife with potential hazards that can lead to an injury on the job. These construction accidents can happen suddenly and without warning, and can easily be career-threatening incidents. If you are injured while working on a construction site, you should reach out to a Colorado Construction Injury lawyer today.

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Trucking can often be an unsafe work environment. Road hazards, constant heavy lifting, and heavy machinery operation all contribute to a higher-than-average injury accident rate. If you are a tractor-trailer driver and have suffered an injury on the job, contact a Colorado Workers' Compensation Attorney today.

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Many janitorial workers face less-than-ideal working conditions, which can expose them to cluttered, messy environments or even exposure to hazardous material, all of which can lead to accidents and work-related injuries. Contact our Colorado Workers' Compensation Lawyers today if you are a janitorial worker and have been hurt on the job.

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Utility and electrical workers are exposed to both difficult and risky work conditions, having to work with high-voltage electricity. Worse still, they are often laboring under adverse weather conditions, whether its high winds, thunderstorms or even snow. And with most of that work taking place high off the ground, the chances of a severe worksite injury increase exponentially. If you are a utility worker who has been hurt on the job, it is important you reach out to a Burg Simpson Workers' Compensation Attorney Colorado to discuss your case now.

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While an office might not seem as perilous a work environment as that of a first responder, truck driver, or utility worker, traditional office environments are not immune to serious workplace injuries. If you have been injured at work, fill out a Free Case Evaluation form to discuss your options with our Colorado Workers' Compensation Attorneys.

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Retail workplaces typically are not considered risky places to work – unless it is Black Friday. However, they often still require the use of equipment, lifting heavy boxes for inventory and stocking, or even slippery floor after a spill. All of these are hazards that lead to workplace injury. Contact a Burg Simpson Workers' Compensation Lawyer now to help.

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Just like their clerical counterparts in the private sector, government employees in administrative roles can still get hurt on the job, as well. And they need to be taken just as seriously as any other workplace injury. If you have been hurt on the job, Burg Simpson Workers' Compensation Attorneys in Colorado can help you.

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Healthcare workers sacrifice for the benefit of others on a daily basis. Their jobs are one of the most important ones in our society, but they face an incredible amount of exposure. From dealing with contagious diseases to handling toxic or hazardous substances, healthcare environments are littered with opportunities for workplace accidents. Burg Simpson Trial Law Firm can help today!

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Burg Simpson Law Firm consistently works with various local and state unions to ensure members’ rights are protected, including:

  • The Fraternal Order of Police
  • Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals
  • Local 1886 International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
  • Local 9 International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Denver Police Protection Association
  • Local 858 Denver Fire Fighters
  • Aurora Police Association
  • Cherry Hills Colorado Police Association
  • Local 7 United Food and Commercial Workers Union
  • Teamsters Local 455
  • Colorado Teamsters Local 17
  • Boulder Police Officers Association
  • Local 7 International Association of Stage Hands
  • Denver Sheriffs Fraternal Order of Police
  • Colorado Carpenters Local 1068
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 111
  • Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers, International
  • Denver Theatrical Stage, Film and Exhibition Employees’ Union
  • Colorado Builder and Construction Trades Council
  • Communication Workers of America

Do not wait. Call Burg Simpson Attorney at Law NOW at 303-792-5595.

If you are a Union Employee and have been injured at work anywhere in Colorado, Burg Simpson’s Colorado workers’ comp lawyers can help you get the benefits you deserve. We offer injured workers a no-obligation, Free Consultation on an agreed percentage fee basis, meaning that we only get paid if we are successful in obtaining a Colorado workers’ compensation settlement on your behalf.

Important: Under Colorado Workers’ Compensation Laws, workers do not need to prove fault for their injuries. The fact that the injuries happened is enough to bring a claim.

January firm-wide e-news

 January 17, 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: January 2020

Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation JANUARY 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Names Three New Shareholders Paul D. Friedman Angela E. McGraw Jacob M. Burg Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine are pleased to announce that Paul… Read more »

 January 14, 2020

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts In a recent Colorado law journal article, Burg Simpson lawyers Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft question why Colorado insurance companies are still getting special breaks from the courts when those insurers mislead their insureds or fail to explain adequately why they are denying an insurance… Read more »

 January 8, 2020

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!  Denver’s Top Lawyers 2020  is 5280 Magazine’s sixth annual list of the best attorneys in the region. The 5280 editors invited attorneys in the seven-county metro area to vote for the peers they respect most in 50 legal practice areas. Survey responses in hand, the 5280 team… Read more »

 January 7, 2020

The Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st

THE BURG SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING! The 1,500-word Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st For the past several years, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is being… Read more »


 December 9, 2019

Settling Commercial Litigation Cases

An out-of-court settlement is a legally-binding agreement between the parties to a lawsuit that effectively puts an end to the legal matter. A settlement resolves all disputes inherent in the lawsuit, and results in dismissal of the claims filed in court.  Sometimes a settlement will contain a requirement that other court orders be entered effectuating… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.


 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

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