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Workers’ Compensation and OSHA

Workers Compensation and OSHA

Workers’ Compensation and OSHA -Many workers are understandably upset if an employer refuses to correct an unsafe worksite. It’s worse if you get injured because of it! What are your options if that happens? Today we’ll talk about how Workers Compensation and OSHA address unsafe working environments. Workers’ Compensation and OSHA We’ll cover what your…

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Work injuries and Unemployment

work injuries and unemployment

Work injuries and Unemployment – If you’re injured, off work and you need income you might wonder if you should try to get Workers’ Compensation or if you should get Unemployment. If you’re off work due to a work injury and you have restrictions, in general, you will receive more from Workers’ Compensation than through…

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Work Injuries and the ADA

Work injuried and the ADA

Work injuries and The ADA – What worker’s compensation rights do you have when you’ve been injured on the job? Is there an obligation for the employer to accommodate you? What is the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how does it interplay with workers’ compensation laws? These are a few common questions our clients…

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FMLA and Work Injuries – WC & Other Laws! Part 1

FMLA and Work Injuries

FMLA and Work Injuries – Today we will discuss the interaction between Workers’ Compensation, a State Law, and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a Federal Law. When you are off work due to a Colorado work injury you have a right to lost wage benefits but what about your job? Is it protected? Can…

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Fraccidents: Fracking Unsafe for Workers?

The natural gas extraction method called Hydraulic Fracturing or “fracking” has become more widely used over the past few years particularly here in Colorado.  The process uses a high volume of chemical-induced sand and water injected into the ground to break down the rocks and release the gas and oil that lie beneath.  New information…

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