December 2022

Delivery Driver Slip and Fall Injuries

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What to Do If You Are Hurt Delivering Food or Packages These days, we rely on delivery drivers for just about everything, from groceries to takeout. These individuals spend a good amount of time both on the road and walking to and from homes where they drop off goods. This means they are more likely than most to be exposed to the elements, including rain, snow, or ice. These weather conditions can result in dangerous conditions that lead to  slip and fall accidents for drivers who are out on their routes. Unfortunately, such accidents can cause serious injuries and even death....

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Avoid Burglaries During the Holidays

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Although burglaries are statistically more common during the summer, they also increase during the winter holidays. Along with many of us spending time away from our homes, we also tend to leave our gifts and valuables on full display-sometimes even with the windows open. This can be very enticing for a potential thief. Keep your home safe and avoid burglaries during the holidays by following a few easy steps.  Deter Burglars During the Holidays Know the Statistics Start by knowing the statistics of when and how burglaries occur. This can help you take specific steps to protect your home.  When Do Burglaries Happen? Most burglaries...

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Don’t Risk a DUI This New Year’s Eve

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The Holiday Season is often synonymous with indulgent food and drink. Eggnog, champagne, mulled wine-the list of enticing and inebriating beverages goes on and on. It is no surprise, then, that we tend to drink more frequently and in greater amounts during the Holidays. This means that drunk driving poses a significant hazard for holiday party-goers. New Year's Eve is particularly risky, with as much as a 116% increase in the chance for a fatal accident due to drunk driving. The likelihood of receiving a DUI is also much higher on New Year’s, largely due to the fact that more...

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Top Holiday Driving Hazards

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The holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun. Unfortunately, they are also a time when motor vehicle accidents can skyrocket. Many of us find ourselves driving longer distances more frequently, whether it is a road trip to see family or daily stops at the mall for last-minute gifts.  More time spent on the road combined with certain holiday driving hazards can result in an increased chance for a collision. We have put together a list of the top holiday driving hazards and how you can best avoid them to enjoy a safe, happy holiday season.  Most Common Traffic Accidents...

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Podcast: What if I get hurt while skiing?

Your rights and Colorado's Ski Safety Act The holidays are upon us, and ski season is here.  Colorado's mountains call to tourists and locals alike.  Every year people are hurt or even killed on Colorado's slopes.  If you are hurt skiing at a resort what are your rights? By purchasing a lift ticket are you accepting the inherent  risks associated with skiing? We discuss liability, insurance and the Colorado Ski Safety Act. We have a great article up about ski and snowboard accidents, and what to do if you are injured here! ...

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Snowmobile Accidents in Colorado

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Along with skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling is a popular winter pastime in Colorado. With proper training and driving conditions, operating a snowmobile can be a fun and safe activity. That being said, snowmobiles do pose a risk. These machines can weigh over 500 lbs, which means they have the potential to cause severe injury or even death if an accident occurs. Read our article to learn more about snowmobile accidents in Colorado and what to do if you or a loved one is injured.  Colorado Law Regarding Snowmobiles Colorado sets strict regulations regarding snowmobile usage. In addition to registering the vehicle, all...

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Ski and Snowboard Accidents in Colorado

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Each Winter, millions of people flock to the Colorado Rockies for a taste of some of the world’s finest skiing and snowboarding. A few things are to be expected: expensive passes, lots of traffic, and long lift lines. What is not always expected is a serious accident. Of course, skiing and snowboarding carry inherent risks. Most of us will take at least a few good tumbles throughout the season. But what if an injury is not your fault? Can you sue another skier or snowboarder, or even the resort where the injury took place? Read our article to learn more.  The...

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Determining Fault in Rear End Accidents

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Rear end accidents are some of the most common motor vehicle accidents. They can also be immensely destructive, causing property damage to multiple vehicles and/or bodily injury. You may be wondering how fault is determined in such an accident. Is it always the fault of the driver in the back, as insurance companies would have you believe? How can you be compensated if you accidentally rear ended someone and you feel they are partially at fault?  Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault in Rear End Accidents? Drivers are expected to maintain a safe distance between themselves and the vehicle in front...

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Hiring a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

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Head Injuries after a Trucking Accident Collisions with tractor trailers or semi-trucks can result in significant injury to the driver and passengers of the smaller vehicle. The size and weight disparity between an 18-wheeler and a regular car can turn even a fender bender into an urgent medical situation. Unfortunately, some of the most common injuries that occur as a result of a trucking accident are to the head and brain. These can have long-lasting consequences and result in severe impairment. As you recover, it is crucial that you consult with a traumatic brain injury attorney to ensure you are fairly...

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Filing a Truck Accident Claim

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What to Expect During Your Trucking Accident Insurance Claim If you have been in a trucking accident, chances are the damages are significant. Your car may be totaled, and you may be dealing with personal injuries that require ongoing medical attention. As with other motor vehicle accidents, you will need to file an insurance claim to initiate the settlement process. However, the process will be somewhat different than other motor vehicle accident claims.  Steps to Take After a Truck Accident File Your Truck Accident Claim With an Attorney This is where truck accident claims differ greatly from other accidents. Trucks and their drivers are...

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