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What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you?

What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you?

What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you? – Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program created by the state’s legislature and it’s a requirement for employers to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance to pay for on-the-job injuries. What are your Work Injury Rights & How can we help you? This was established because…

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Motion For ALJ Recusal Must Contain a Sworn Affidavit

One of the things that distinguish Workers’ Compensation Hearings is that we argue cases in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) instead of a jury.  There are only a handful of ALJs so we tend to see the same ALJ multiple times. A pro se (unrepresented) claimant sought to recuse ALJ Michelle Jones based upon…

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What If I Work in an Unsafe Workplace?

In 2007, five workers died after a fire broke out inside a pipeline while the workers were resealing it. The fire occurred while the workers were at their workplace at Xcel Energy’s Cabin Creek hydraulic plant. After five years of trial, the Colorado Court of Appeals dismissed the lawsuits against the companies. According to the…

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