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Larimer County Workers' Compensation Lawyers for Construction Injuries

Larimer County Workers' Compensation Lawyers for Construction Injuries

Workers’ Comp Lawyers for Construction Site Accidents in Boulder County and Weld County

With dozens of heavy machines, vehicles, and many tons of building supplies, a construction site is a hazardous place to work, or even to just visit. In addition to the equipment and materials on site, there is also likely to be a large number of workers from many different contracting companies and other entities. Unfortunately, it is alarmingly easy in such an environment for a mere moment of carelessness or inattention to cause a serious injury in virtually no time at all.

Each year, thousands of construction workers and contractors are hurt in the course of doing their jobs on construction sites across the country. At Hoggatt Law Office, P.C., we understand the complex nature of construction accidents, and we are proud to help injured employees seek benefits under Colorado’s workers’ compensation laws.

Construction Workers and Workers’ Compensation in Colorado

According to Colorado law, employees who are injured on the job are generally entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits for medical expenses, lost wages, total or partial disability, and occupational retraining if necessary. Work comp benefits could also include financial compensation to the surviving family members of victims who are killed in a workplace accident.

Construction injuries are often more complicated because many construction workers are classified as independent contractors by the companies for which they work. In some cases, this is merely an attempt to avoid paying out for workers’ compensation insurance and benefits and the worker in question should actually be considered an employee. Our attorneys will help you analyze your situation and the circumstances of your accident to determine the best course of action for moving forward. If workers’ compensation benefits are available, we will work with you in obtaining the proper medical care and filing your claim properly.

Common Construction Site Injuries

At Hoggatt Law Office, P.C., our team of skilled attorneys are equipped to help workers who have been injured as the result:

  • Falls from heights, including falls from ladders or scaffolding;
  • Falling objects, supplies, or equipment;
  • Car, truck, and construction vehicle crashes;
  • Accidents involving cranes, lifts, and other machinery;
  • Structure or trench collapses;
  • Exposure to harmful chemicals or substances;
  • Electrical accidents; and
  • Fires and explosions.

From the moment you call us, you will see the difference a small firm can make. We believe that our size is an advantage, as it allows us to become personally invested in each case and client. When you work with our team, you will never feel like just a number or a name on an accident claim form. You are a real person with real problems and real needs, and we will do everything we can to get you the benefits you need to get back to work as soon as possible. If getting back to your old job is not possible, we will help you seek disability benefits or vocational retraining so that you can continue to provide for your family.

Contact Our Office Today

If you have been injured while working in the construction field, contact our office. Call 970-225-2190 or 1-800-664-3151 for a free consultation to discuss your case today. Our firm represents injured workers throughout Northern Colorado, including the communities of Ft. Collins, Loveland, Longmont, and Greeley.

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Hoggatt Law Office, P.C.

970-225-2190 | 1-800-664-3151

123 North College Avenue, Suite 160,
Fort Collins, CO 80524

3835 W. 10th Street, Unit 100
Greeley, Colorado 80634|
353 Main Street, Suite A
Longmont, Colorado 80501|
4450 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 100
Boulder, Colorado 80303|
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Loveland, Colorado 80537|
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Cheyenne, WY 82001|
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