Workers’ Compensation for Transportation and Delivery Workers

Colorado's transportation and delivery workers face various risks daily, from challenging weather conditions to unpredictable drivers. These on-the-job hazards can lead to accidents that have a negative impact on their well-being. If you are a transportation or delivery worker in Colorado, it is crucial to know your rights. This is

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Colorado

Suffering an injury or falling ill while at work can leave you eligible for workers' compensation benefits. The process of filing for these benefits can seem overwhelming, given the stress and challenges you are already facing due to the injury or illness. To ensure the best outcome, it is crucial

Unveiling the Leading Causes of Workplace Fatalities in Colorado

Unfortunately, workplace accidents are all too common in Colorado. Virtually all workers are in danger of suffering an injury while they attempt to earn a living, even remote workers. That being said, there are some hazards that seem to be much more dangerous than others, and workers should strive to

What Happens if You Get Fired on Workers’ Comp in Colorado?

Colorado’s workers’ compensation program provides employees with an important safety net. But while this safety net might ensure continued financial security after an injury, it does not necessarily protect you against the threat of being terminated. Many workers who suffer injuries and file workers’ comp claims might feel somewhat paranoid

The Role of Medical Treatment in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Medical treatment plays a central role in workers’ compensation claims. When workers suffer injuries on the job in Colorado, their primary priority should always be to get effective medical treatment as soon as possible. While this medical treatment may prove to be expensive, you simply cannot put a price on

Common reasons why large truck crashes occur

The large trucks that criss-cross the country, carrying freight along U.S. roads remain a regular sight for drivers. They know that companies and markets rely on their cargo to keep economy chugging. But these drivers also should know the potential dangers that can happen when driving near one. When an

The many forms of distracted driving

Eyes on the road and hands on the wheel seem like two wise actions to take when driving. Attention counts, too. People whose mind drifts away from the road could cause an accident. Yet, many Colorado motorists make the mistake of letting their attention fade, leading to crashes. Distracted driving

Deadly months for teen drivers

Colorado car accidents can be dangerous and even deadly for people of any age. However, teen drivers face particularly serious risks, especially as they are often inexperienced behind the wheel. The summer months pose a greater danger for teen drivers; as they enjoy the summer school break and activities with

Dangerous conditions for construction workers in the summer

Construction is an inherently dangerous industry to work in. But in the summer, outdoor conditions can significantly add to the risk construction workers face. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) outlines three key summer risks that site managers and construction workers alike should be aware of – and take

The 4 most common workplace violations in Colorado

Accidents are bound to happen in the workplace. That’s why regardless of all the safety standards put in place to protect employees, Colorado law still requires employers to ensure their workers against injuries they might sustain while or as a result of doing their jobs. To protect yourself, here are