Injured in a Construction Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the country. According to OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration), 971 of the 4674 deaths in the workplace in 2017 — almost one in five — were in the construction sector. In addition to those fatalities, thousands more workers were injured enough to lose work… Read more »

How Construction Site Workers Optimize Compensation Claims

Working in construction is an attractive job for millions of people across the country. There are a wide variety of roles for a person to choose from, the pay is usually quite good, and most of the time, it provides stable employment. Unfortunately, construction jobs also lead to thousands of workers’ compensation claims every year… Read more »

10 Simple Ways to Prevent Construction Site Accidents (part 2 of 2)

Older gentleman in construction gear at a construction site

It seems that you can’t drive or even walk very far these days without seeing some sort of construction going on, whether it’s road workers digging up a city street or construction of a new commercial building. While we certainly wish that these jobs were 100% safe, the truth is that accidents in the construction… Read more »

10 Simple Ways to Prevent Construction Site Accidents (part 1 of 2)

Silhouette of engineer and construction team working safely work load concrete on scaffolding on high rise building

Every day, thousands of construction sites across the country are in full operation with multiple workers tending to various tasks throughout the day and night. Too often, these workers are subject to injury because of unsafe working conditions – and that’s where you come in. Whether you are a business owner, site manager, or construction… Read more »

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

When a person is killed because of someone else’s carelessness, a wrongful death case emerges. The victim’s family has a right to sue the negligent person for damages, including medical bills, funeral expenses and lost income. Unfortunately wrongful deaths occur on a daily basis in the U.S. Let’s take a look at the most common… Read more »

Workers’ Compensation 101

Have you ever spotted a “WARNING IF YOU ARE INJURED ON THE JOB” sign hanging on the wall of your job’s break room? The State of Colorado requires all public and private employers to provide Workers’ Compensation coverage and to provide notice of these benefits in a common area at all times. Even though many… Read more »

Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries

Top view of construction team with colorful hard hat on building construction

Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries The construction industry is a primary employer of workers all over Colorado. Unfortunately, workplace safety numbers have not improved in recent years. This means that a growing number of workers have been injured or killed on the job, and many more are at risk for future injury. Don’t… Read more »