Miscellaneous

International Firefighters’ Day

Every day, firefighters are injured on the job, whether from smoke inhalation, heat exhaustion, or actual burns, all while trying to save people and their precious belongings from fire. Not many people will willingly enter a burning building for any reason, yet firefighters do it every day for little pay and sometimes no recognition. Because…

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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

Last December, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter signed into law a ban on texting while driving, joining 20 other states, the District of Columbia, and Guam in an attempt to prevent the increasing number of accidents caused by cell phone distraction. Six other states, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands prohibit all forms of cell phone…

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Spring River and Stream Safety

Most people who live in the northern states love winter. It’s pretty much a prerequisite for living in a state that gets several feet of snow every year. Those who can’t hack it have already moved south to warmer climates. Those who remain look forward to winter for its beauty, and to take part in…

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How to Survive Being Stranded in Your Car During a Colorado Snowstorm

Many of us living in Denver don’t think we’ll ever be stranded in our cars during a snowstorm. We’re in the big city, it’s not like were on some deserted country road. Even if we do get stuck we wouldn’t have far to walk for shelter, right? I’ve got my cell phone and On-Star, I…

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Bachus & Schanker Contributes to Lakewood High School’s Participation in the Providence Cup Mock Trial Competition

Lakewood High School’s Mock Trial Team: Taylor Kelson (attorney), Connor Trafton (attorney), Aharon Fleury (witness), Anton Nguyen-Vu (witness), and Jackson Emanuel (witness) Day 1 (Friday, November 6th): Today was the first day of competition for the Providence Cup. After a brief scare involving lost case materials, we got everyone through security and into the courthouse.…

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Tips for a Fun and Safe Halloween

This weekend our neighborhoods will be overrun by ghouls, goblins and ghosts and no, it’s not the latest horror flick come to life. This year Halloween falls on a Saturday, which is great for the kids who go out for “Trick or Treat.” It also makes conditions more hazardous for “Trick or Treating”, combining a…

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Bachus & Schankers Builds for Habitat for Humanity

On a hot sunny Friday, nine of us from the law firm of Bachus & Schanker put aside our normal work dress attire for work jeans, hard hats and our signature lime green t-shirts to volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity build in Denver, Colorado. We all have busy schedules and more than one of…

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Back to School Safety Tips

It’s back to school time for Colorado kids. Bachus & Schanker, LLC would like to ensure that you and your kids practice the following back to school health and safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to keep our children safe as they return to their classrooms.

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