Colorado Law Blog

6 Ways to Prevent SUV Roll-overs On the Roads

November 15, 2011

Plus, statistics and safety tips for SUV owners SUVs are one of the most popular vehicles on the road in North America. My family had an SUV for some time before we accidently rolled it over on a local area highway in Colorado. After the roll-over, I was contacted by a personal injury lawyer in…

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What to do when you’ve been in a car accident

October 10, 2011

Driving a vehicle is probably the most dangerous mode of transportation according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Especially when you consider that in 2007, approximately 6.2 million motor vehicle crashes and over 41,000 traffic fatalities were reported to police. That’s an average of 112 lives lost per day due to car accidents…

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Bad Faith Insurance

October 13, 2010

Good insurance can sometimes seem like an oxymoron. Insurance, by its very definition, is protection. When you buy insurance, it’s to protect yourself from loss, whether it’s related to your car, your home, your belongings, or your business. Should anything happen to the items listed on your insurance policy, you expect the insurance company to…

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What To Do If You Encounter a Mountain Lion

September 29, 2010

Although rare, mountain lion attacks are a constant danger for Colorado residents. Also called cougars, pumas, and panthers, mountain lions can hurt livestock. They are also a danger to humans. Even though you don’t expect to encounter a mountain lion, it’s essential to know what to do if a mountain lion is stalking you or…

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Bicycle Awareness for Drivers

August 18, 2010

Earl Mowery, Jr., 61, of Brighton was killed while riding his bicycle on August 6, 2010. Mr. Mowery was hit by a Dodge Durango driven by a female. Because the driver is juvenile, no information such as her age or the specific circumstances of the accident are being released. It’s highly likely, though, that the…

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Distracted Driving Can Kill

June 3, 2010

On Thanksgiving Day in 2008, nine-year-old Erica Forney of Fort Collins, Colorado, died. She didn’t have a terminal illness. She wasn’t playing with matches or an unattended gun. Two days before Thanksgiving, she was riding her bike home from school, the way she did every day. Just two houses away from her own, she was…

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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

April 14, 2010

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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If You’ve Been Injured at Work

February 1, 2010

If you’ve been injured at work, no matter how minor the injury may seem at first, it is important to contact a law office that specializes in workers’ compensation claims immediately. The moments and days after an injury occurs are crucial and vital to an injured worker’s situation. There are many dangers involved in waiting…

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Can You Be Fired For Being Injured on the Job?

July 6, 2009

For employees who get hurt on the job, workers’ compensation can provide welcome relief and deserved financial compensation. But what happens if you make a workers’ comp claim and then get fired? Can they do that? Can an employer fire an employee for being hurt on the job? As an employee, you have the right…

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Bicycle Safety Tips

June 21, 2009

Bicycle riding is becoming more popular that ever. Rising gas prices have many leaving their cars at home and riding their bicycles to work and to run errands. Many are turning to bicycles for the health benefits and to reduce pollution. Bicycle riding is easy, relaxing and fun and it’s something everybody can do. As…

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