RV Travel Safety

Posted Fri 13th Nov, 2020 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Articles, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury Law Firm, Personal Injury

During this pandemic, RV (Recreational Vehicle) use has skyrocketed, with sales of these motorhomes being reported up by as much as 90% in June. As the pandemic continues, as well as the need for safe, socially distanced travel, it is important to know the dangers that come with RV use to prevent accidents from happening. Due to the extra size and weight of an RV, accidents have potential to incur major injuries and damages and …

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How to Stay Safe on a Bicycle

Posted Thu 23rd Jul, 2020 | by | on Articles, Auto Accident Lawyer, Personal Injury

Riding A Bike Bicycling is an easy, popular form of exercise that is enjoyed by millions of people globally. Colorado is no exception to that. Many Coloradans enjoy riding their bikes on the street or going to the mountains to enjoy some of our trails. Most of the time, riding a bike is a safe activity, but there are some risks involved. In fact, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention noted that in 2010 …

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Staying Healthy and Happy During Coronavirus

Posted Mon 6th Apr, 2020 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury Law Firm, Personal Injury

Coronavirus and Health With the spread of COVID-19, it is important to practice daily routines in order to stay safe and healthy. Colorado has reported a substantial amount of cases of the coronavirus and we have collectively taken multiple precautions to help prevent the widespread of this virus. The best way to ensure that you and your family don’t get infected is to follow the mandates set in place by our local and statewide governments, …

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Driving in the Rain

Posted Tue 16th Jul, 2019 | by | on Auto Accident Lawyer, Cases, Injury Law Firm, Lawyer, Legal Insights, Personal Injury

  Summer is here, which means warmer temperatures and afternoon rain showers. Recently in Denver, it has been raining regularly during the late afternoon and early evening. Rainy and wet conditions can often be very unsafe for driving.  While rain may not be as intimidating as snow, it can be more dangerous. In fact, federal data shows that rain causes more driving fatalities than snow in 39 of the 50 states. Furthermore, most weather-related car …

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I-70 Semi Accident in Lakewood

Posted Fri 26th Apr, 2019 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Auto Accident Lawyer, Personal Injury

If you have been following the local and national news lately, you have certainly seen the coverage of the fiery crash on Interstate 70 near the 20th Avenue/Denver West interchange.  Law enforcement is still investigating the accident to determine what happened, but officials estimate that at least 4 people were killed and 10 people were injured in the massive collision involving at least 24 passenger vehicles and 4 semi-trucks.  A 23 year-old Houston driver has …

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Stacking Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Posted Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | by | on Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury Law Firm

The importance of having uninsured and underinsured (UM/UIM) coverage on your auto policy cannot be stressed enough. Having this type of coverage is the best way to protect yourself in the event you are injured in an accident caused by a driver who either does not have insurance or does not have enough insurance to cover your damages. For example, if an insured driver caused damages to you of $125,000 and he had limits of …

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Colorado’s Governmental Immunity Act and Wrongful Death Claims

Posted Mon 25th Apr, 2016 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Articles, Attorney, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Lawyer

While negligence will likely be the principal cause of action for most cases arising out of a motor vehicle collision, it may be necessary to plead other associated causes of action. For example, the Federal Tort Claims Act provides the cause of action based on the negligence of a federal governmental employee. A claim involving the negligence of a state, county, city or political subdivision employee is brought under Colorado’s Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA) to …

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WHO CAN BE A PARTY TO A PERSONAL INJURY ACTION AND WHAT ARE COMMON POTENTIAL CAUSES OF ACTION?

Posted Tue 8th Mar, 2016 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Attorney, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Injury Law Firm, Lawyer

Causes of action for injuries resulting from motor vehicle collisions include claims based on: a tortfeasor’s (the responsible party) individual liability for the tortfeasor’s own acts and omissions; vicarious liability; contract; an injury to another (i.e. derivative claims); based on wanton and wanton conduct; and the right of subrogation. Negligence is the most often pled cause of action based on a tortfeasor’s own acts or omissions that give rise to a personal injury claim arising …

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Cell Phones and Driving

Posted Mon 18th Jan, 2016 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Articles, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Injury Law Firm

As 2016 begins, it is safe to say that the majority of drivers on the road not only have a cell phone, but that cell phone is always in the car with them. With this in mind, I would urge all of those drivers who this applies to, to put your cell phone away each and every time you start your car. In short, STOP using your cell phone while you’re driving! Each year, over …

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5 Things You Should Do After a Car Accident

Posted Thu 3rd Dec, 2015 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Injury Law Firm, Lawyer

Over six million car accidents occur in the United States each year and, fortunately, most are relatively minor.  As personal injury attorneys, we deal with car accidents every single day.  Inevitably, a client or friend will ask me, “what should I do if I get into an accident?”  Obviously, there are many different things that you can and should do depending on the circumstances, but here are 5 things that everyone should do if they …

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