Workers Compensation

Unions- Workers Comp Attorney Denver Colorado

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

At Burg Simpson, we’re union lawyers that represent workers throughout the State of Colorado. When an accident happens while on the job, it’s important to have Colorado Work Comp Lawyers committed to helping you as an injured worker obtain lost wages, medical benefits, and compensation you deserve. Workers Compensation benefits is a kind of workmen’s insurance coverage that employers are required to offer employees after they’ve 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 Comp claim isn’t easy, must be done within a certain amount of days, and the amount 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’re suffering from a work injury and not in the mindset to deal with all the details involved in these claims. If you’re 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 workers comp claim
  8. Create applications for additional Social Security benefits
  9. Know the statute of limitations for workers comp

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 work comp 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’s by battling a house fire or rendering aid in the aftermath of a natural disaster. So, we’re here to help you understand your Colorado workers compensation rights and help you obtain the payment you deserve if you’re 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’s been injured on the job, contact a Workers Comp Attorney Colorado 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’re 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 Workmans Comp Lawyers today if you’re 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’re 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’re a utility workers who’s been hurt on the job, it’s 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 aren’t immune to serious workplace injuries. If you’ve 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 aren’t considered risky places to work – unless it’s 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 a workplace injury. Contact a Burg Simpson Workers Compensation Lawyer Denver 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’ve 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
  • AFL-CIO
  • Communication Workers of America

Don’t wait. Call Burg Simpson Attorney at Law NOW at 303-792-5595.

If you’re 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’re successful obtaining a Colorado workers comp settlement on your behalf.

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

Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

 October 17, 2017

Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

Late one night in September 2013, after days of constant rainfall, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation opened the floodgates of Olympus Dam in Larimer County, Colorado. More than 5,000 cubic feet of water per second rushed down the Big Thompson River, destroying several homes along the way. Overall, the flooding that year killed 10 people… Read more »

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

 October 12, 2017

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

Temple University unveiled Burg Simpson founder Michael S. Burg’s portrait in its Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame earlier this month. Michael attended the ceremony, where he expressed his concern for the future of the profession. “The framers of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence understood the importance of the jury trial and how important… Read more »

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

 September 28, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

Over the last several years, the tone of American politics has become increasingly unpleasant, to put it mildly. It’s something Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson wants to see change. One thing Simpson would like to see is lawmakers spending more time listening to their constituents. It’s something he made a priority during his own… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

 September 27, 2017

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg spoke with Reuters this week about the abrupt retirement of Equifax CEO Richard Smith following the credit reporting agency’s massive data breach. “They didn’t do anything to protect the consumers and their information,” Burg told the news service, “Then they attempted to keep people from being able to… Read more »

Temporary versus Permanent Disability – Workers Comp Lawyers in Denver – Burg Simpson

 October 10, 2017

What’s the Difference between Temporary and Permanent Disability?

What most employees don’t realize after they’ve been hurt on the job is that they’re entitled to more than medical benefits. If you’ve been injured at work – and have missed three shifts or three calendar days of work – you’re also entitled to compensation for a portion of the wages you’ve lost because of… Read more »

Office Workers Face Workplace Hazards – Denver Workers Compensation Attorney – Burg Simpson

 October 3, 2017

Office Workers Face Workplace Hazards, Too

Office workers tend to have an artificially inflated sense of security when it comes to workplace safety. It’s not like the members of the buttoned-down, nine-to-five set are climbing construction scaffolding or chasing suspects down dark alleys, so what do they have to be afraid of? Plenty, since tens of thousands of office workers get… Read more »

9 Dos and Don’ts of Work Comp – Denver Workers Compensation Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 September 27, 2017

9 Dos and Don’ts of Workers’ Compensation Claims

For the last two years, Colorado has seen lower “loss costs,” primarily as a result of fewer, and less severe, worksite accidents. The Colorado Division of Insurance defines loss costs as the medical payments and lost wages paid to injured employees. “Employers in Colorado continue to do a good job of preventing workplace incidents in… Read more »

Drugs, Alcohol, & Work Comp - Denver Workers Compensation Attorney – Burg Simpson

 September 20, 2017

Can Drugs and Alcohol Hurt Your Workers’ Comp Case?

It’s been five years since voters legalized recreational pot consumption in Colorado. As a result, many employers have backed off from testing candidates and employees for drug use at a record pace. In 2014, for example, roughly 77 percent of Colorado companies featured drug-testing policies. Today, only 62 percent of businesses test for drug use,… 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.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

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