Workers’ Compensation

Injured worker filing for workers compensation benefits claim.

While the law does allow you to receive Social Security Disability benefits after being awarded workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado, your Social Security Disability payments will be reduced, such that the total of your workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits does not exceed 80 percent of your average…

Pile of documents with Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA.

In 1970, the OSH Act was enacted. The law made it clear that all employers must provide their employees with safe working conditions. It also established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This agency is responsible for enforcing the standards that employers must meet, and it holds them responsible…

Female worker had an accident at the construction site.

With a few exceptions, any Colorado company that employs one or more people – on a full-time or part-time basis – must carry workers’ compensation insurance. These policies cover on-the-job injuries and occupational illnesses – everything from broken bones to carpal tunnel syndrome. A worker can collect these workers’ compensation…