Some of the most common workplace injuries in Colorado include:
- Burn injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Repetitive stress syndrome
- Muscle strain or spasms
- Joint damage
- Broken bones
- Cancer due to toxic exposure
- Loss of hearing or vision
- Neck or back injuries
- Brain injuries
Getting people the money and benefits they rightfully deserve after an accident or on-the-job injury is not always easy. Knowing this, some law firms avoid taking on difficult cases. We see things differently. We believe the people facing the toughest legal challenges deserve our help even more. We have successfully won countless cases over the years, and we’re proud to put our knowledge and experience to work for you.
What are the common causes of workplace injuries?
Workplace injuries are generally divided into two categories: injuries that occur due to a single, traumatic event and injuries that occur over an extended period of time. Both types of workplace injuries can be severe. In certain extreme cases, workplace injuries can even result in death, in which case your family may have grounds for death benefits and/or a wrongful death lawsuit in Colorado.
Some of the most common causes of workplace injuries that occur due to a single event include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Electric shocks
- Falls from a height
- Unmarked hazards
- Unsafe working conditions
Some of the most common causes of workplace injuries that occur over an extended period of time include jobs that require workers to repeatedly perform the same takes. These jobs include:
- Factory work
- Cutting hair
- Operating power tools
Other common cases of workplace injuries that occur over an extended period of time include:
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Operating heavy machinery
Put your trust in an attorney who puts people first
As experienced workplace accident attorneys, we are familiar with many common causes of construction accidents and workplace injuries. We use this vast knowledge to build strong cases for each client.
Workers comp cases in Colorado can be extremely complicated. Sometimes, employers insist there is nothing wrong with you or that you sustained your injury outside work. When this happens, obtaining workers compensation benefits in Colorado can be difficult. That’s why it’s critical that you contact us and put our knowledge to work for you.
State laws protecting the rights of injured workers exist for a reason. Don’t let your employer or insurance companies push you around. Make sure you have a Colorado work injury lawyer on your side who knows the law and knows how to win.