When a workplace accident occurs because of the negligence on the part of a subcontractor, manufacturer, driver, or property owner, the employee in addition to seeking workers’ compensation benefits from his or her employer, may also able to recover damages against any third party that contributed to his or her workplace injury.
Drugged driving was responsible for 103 fatalities in 2013 according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Of the 288 drivers tested for drug and alcohol evaluations, 36 had cannabis or marijuana in their system. Many marijuana users argue that cannabis use does not impair their driving because of how the body metabolizes THC, the active […]
One of the most worrisome aspects of an on the job injury is the corresponding loss of wages. The loss may lead to great financial strain and additional stress on an employee already trying to recover from physical or occupational injuries. To assist the injured worker, Colorado’s workers’ compensation laws provide wage replacement during the […]