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 »

Worker Injured While Performing Union Activities

Union workers can wear many hats in relationship to their employment. They are like most other employees, union or otherwise, during the workday. They are supporters for fair wages and employment conditions during a strike. And those involved with union leadership are advocates for union members and negotiators of collective bargaining agreements with management. So,… 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 »

The Pros and Cons of Cameras in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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One of the questions we receive most frequently with regards to workers’ compensation cases is whether video surveillance is useful when arguing a case. Clients want to know if video footage could help them in their fight for benefits, or if an employer can use video footage against them. Knowing the answer to this query… 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 »

Let’s Take a Look at a Few of the Most Accident-Prone Industries

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that approximately three percent of the United States workforce suffers an injury every single year. Regardless of the type of job you do, accidents can happen quickly and without warning, but some industries have proven themselves to be more dangerous than others. Here are the most accident-prone industries according to… Read more »

Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries

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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 »

What to Do Immediately Following a Workplace Accident

We’ve all heard horror stories about workplace accidents and injuries. Unfortunate though it may be, there are a number of employers and insurance companies out there who DON’T have their employee’s best interests in mind – especially when it could cost them some money. This doesn’t mean that you’re completely helpless when injured on the… Read more »

How Does Being Paid “Under the Table” Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

Has your current or future employer offered to pay you in cash for the sake of simplicity, convenience, or other similar reason? This can be a tempting proposition. After all, who doesn’t like the idea of being able to pocket 100% of their earnings without being charged for state and federal taxes? This so-called “advantage,”… Read more »