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Workplace Wellness Now Possible for Small Businesses, Too?

Worksite wellness programs are a great way to preemptively sidestep some of the more horrifying workplace injuries in jobs where workers rely on their health. Despite how physically demanding a job is, our Greeley workers’ compensation lawyers certainly agree that worksite wellness programs can help to prevent work injuries. A recent study in the Journal…

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Uber and Lyft Revisited: Will The Applications Do Right By Their Drivers?

Driving request applications like Lyft and Uber may be forced to provide their drivers with workmen’s compensation insurance pending the decision of a couple of cases that have been being decided since 2013. Currently, Workers’ Compensation lawyers may have trouble arguing for insurance benefits to an injured driver because the drivers are technically considered independent…

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Medical Marijuana In The Workplace- 50 Shades Of Gray Area

Almost everyone in Colorado knows marijuana (and medical marijuana) is legal. An enormous question, however, is marijuana in the workplace. While recreational marijuana use, as with recreational alcohol or other intoxicants, is firmly in the prohibited category, where does medical marijuana fall? Denver workers’ compensation attorneys Kaplan & Morrell can attest if a worker is injured on…

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Starting so Bad (it’s great). (Caution Spoiler Alert)

For such a huge success, Breaking Bad followed the plot lines of the immortal morality plays like Macbeth: a good man with good intentions, progressively makes tiny self-rationilizing decisions down the path to hell. Most viewers, at least the one’s I talk with, get hooked on the money and the power without seeing this cautionary…

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Chronic Pain and Disability: How Colorado Laws Help Individuals Suffering from Chronic Pain

Work-related injuries can arise from different causes. There are injuries caused by accidents in the workplace such as a fall from scaffolding, machinery accident, or a vehicle mishap which occurred while driving a company vehicle. These injuries are called industrial accidents. Meanwhile, there are injuries caused by a continued performance of activities or exposure to…

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