Miscellaneous

14 free Colorado summer activities for kids

Our beautiful state of Colorado offers a ton of great activities for children all summer long. We’ve rounded up 14 free activities for your kids to enjoy that depart from the usual list of parades and summer camps. Many are educational, and several showcase Colorado’s awe-inspiring natural beauty and heritage. You’ll find here information on…

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Governor Ritter Signs Bill Outlawing Texting While Driving in Colorado

As a personal injury law firm we’ve seen the consequences of crashes caused by drivers who were distracted either texting or talking on their cell phones (or eating, or putting on their make-up or even reading…yes reading, I’ve seen it with my own eyes!), this law seems like a good idea. But, some feel this…

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Bachus & Schanker Holds Third Annual Spring Cleaning E-Waste Recycling Event

Bachus & Schanker has partnered with Guaranteed Recycling Xperts (GRX) in our firm wide, “Third Annual Spring Cleaning E-Waste Recycling Event.” Beginning Monday, May 11, 2009, Bachus & Schanker will be sponsoring “Electronic Recycling Week” at its Denver and Fort Collins offices. You may bring in your old and non-functioning electronics or “E-waste” and Bachus…

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Swine Flu Arrives in Colorado

According to state health officials there are now two confirmed cases of swine flu in Colorado, bringing the total confirmed cases in the United State to 119. On April 29, 2009, in response to a rapid increase in outbreaks of the Swine Flu in the United States and foreign countries including Canada, Spain, New Zealand,…

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Minor Head Injury Ends in Death of Actress Natasha Richardson

We all take it for granted that, “it will never happen to us”. Especially here in Colorado’s ski country, Natasha Richardson’s recent death due to a head injury sustained during a private ski lesson is a grim reminder that no one is immune from the dangers of a traumatic head injury. During a beginner level…

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Bachus & Schanker helps Dolls for Daughters collect over 131 dolls so far

With the official doll count at the Bachus & Schanker drop off site at 131 dolls with $20 in cash donations and 148 dolls and $110 in cash donations at Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) and other law firms, Dolls for Daughters is rapidly approaching its goal of collecting 500 dolls for little girls in…

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Top Ten Dangerous Toys for 2008

Just in time for Santa’s visit this Christmas, >World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) has just released its 10 Worst Toys” for 2008. This list exposes toy hazards that are seen year after year and although these particular toys are only indicative of the type of hazards that exist, there are many other toys on…

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A Mother’s Grief Leads to Dolls for Daughters

The tremendous grief you experience when you have lost a child can never be erased. A piece of you dies when your child dies. All the hopes, dreams, and memories you were to create are lost. There are times when you are not sure how you will go on and when the pain will ease.…

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60 Minutes Exposes U.S. Companies Shipping Toxic E-Waste to China

Last Spring Bachus & Schanker partnered with Guaranteed Recycling Xperts (GRX) in a firm wide “Spring Cleaning” e-waste recycling effort. Employees brought in all types of outdated and broken electronic equipment or “e-waste” to be recycled. But, in light of the report “The Electronic Wasteland” with correspondent Scott Pelley which aired on 60 minutes this…

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It’s A Typical Day at Work for 2 Denver Street School Teens

On Wednesday October 8, two teenage girls from the Denver Street School spent the day at Bachus & Schanker as a part of a “Job Observation” program to see what really happens at a law firm. The girls had an opportunity to sit down with Mr. Kyle Bachus, a founding partner of the firm, to…

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