Colorado Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Few things are as unsettling and disruptive as getting injured on the job. You’re in pain, overwhelmed and full of questions. Burg Simpson has the unique skills and experience to help you through this tough experience. We’re here to help.

At Burg Simpson we have been handling Workers’ Compensation cases in Colorado for over 35 years. We understand that this can be a scary and confusing time for you but we have your back. It’s not your responsibility to understand the ins and outs of Colorado Workers’ Compensation Laws, to know how insurance claims work, or to determine whether or not you have a case. It’s ours.

MICHAEL BURG WINS WIEDEMANN & WYSOCKI AWARD

 August 28, 2014

MICHAEL BURG WINS WIEDEMANN & WYSOCKI AWARD

Burg Simpson is pleased to announce that founding shareholder Michael S. Burg has been named a recipient of American Association for Justice (AAJ) Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, awarded to lawyers for going above and beyond in their commitment to the principles of the civil justice system and supporting the AAJ in its mission. Mr. Burg… Read more »

21 BURG SIMPSON ELDREDGE HERSH & JARDINE, P.C. ATTORNEYS NAMED TO 2015 BEST LAWYERS® IN AMERICA LIST

 August 18, 2014

21 BURG SIMPSON ELDREDGE HERSH & JARDINE, P.C. ATTORNEYS NAMED TO 2015 BEST LAWYERS® IN AMERICA LIST

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is pleased to announce that 21 lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the… Read more »

MARI PERCZAK TALKS TO REALTOR MAGAZINE ABOUT CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LITIGATION

 July 24, 2014

MARI PERCZAK TALKS TO REALTOR MAGAZINE ABOUT CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LITIGATION

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari Perczak recently gave an interview to Realtor Magazine, the official publication of the National Association of Realtors. In her interview, Mari explains that when builders make errors that result in construction defects, home owners may have more legal options than they may realize. Read the article in full

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 August 7, 2014

Should I Report My Work Related Injury?

Even though it’s easy to imagine a work injury as something violent and dangerous, the truth is that a lot of injuries don’t seem like much at first. People that get hurt at work are good employees, and most of the time, all they want to do is get back to work. If you slip… Read more »

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 December 2, 2013

HOW SHOULD I CHOOSE THE RIGHT ATTORNEY FOR WORK COMP?

There are many different criteria you should consider when choosing a lawyer to represent you. Of course, I would be happy to consider if I can work for you, but I think it’s important to look at your choices and make an informed decision about who will be representing you. Workers’ Compensation in most states… Read more »

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 November 29, 2013

What is the difference between social security disability and workers’ compensation?

There are two different types of lifelong compensation if your injury is bad enough that you will never be able to return to work. These types of compensation are called “Social Security Disability” and “Permanent Total Disability” in Colorado Workers’ Compensation law. These laws are different by state, so this article may serve as a… Read more »

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 November 28, 2013

DISFIGUREMENT IN WORKERS COMPENSATION

One of the areas in which the insurance company saves a tremendous amount of money is disfigurement. If a person has what the div of workers compensation would be considered disfigurement (scars or other disfigurement normally exposed to public view) then in Colorado there is an award for that. The catch is that you have… Read more »

CAN YOU CHOOSE A DIFFERENT DOCTOR? – COLORADO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FAQ

 August 18, 2014

CAN YOU CHOOSE A DIFFERENT DOCTOR? – COLORADO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FAQ

Transcription: Hi, my name is John Connell. I do workers’ compensation at Burg Simpson. A lot of people are concerned because they have to go to the doctor that the employer recommends. In Colorado, the law does state that the employer gets to pick the physician, but there are options to change physicians. They’re somewhat… Read more »

MY INSURANCE FILED A NOTICE OF CONTEST. WHAT NOW?

 October 14, 2013

MY INSURANCE FILED A NOTICE OF CONTEST. WHAT NOW?

Transcription: Hi, my name’s John Connell and I’m an attorney handling workers compensation. When somebody’s hurt at work, the insurance carrier has an obligation to do a number of things. If you’ve missed more than three days’ work, then they have to start paying temporary disability benefits or lost wages beginning that third day. If… Read more »

THE INSURANCE COMPANY SAID I VIOLATED A “SAFETY RULE” – WORK COMP Q&A

 October 12, 2013

THE INSURANCE COMPANY SAID I VIOLATED A “SAFETY RULE” – WORK COMP Q&A

Transcription: Hi, my name’s John Connell, and I’m one of the attorneys here at Burg Simpson who handles workers compensation. Today, I want to talk about safety rule violation. Safety rule violation is something that is taken by the insurance company. They can do this without any proof at all, and it reduces the overall… Read more »

IF YOU GET A “NOTICE OF CONTEST,” TALK TO A LAWYER

 September 24, 2013

IF YOU GET A “NOTICE OF CONTEST,” TALK TO A LAWYER

Transcription: So, you’ve gotten hurt, you’ve gone to the clinic, you’ve gotten a few official pieces of paper from the insurance company, you’re off work for more than three days, and you’re not getting any money yet and what does that mean? Well, it means that they have not yet decided they are admitting liability…. Read more »

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