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Pedestrian Accidents in Colorado

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Pedestrian accidents account for about 70,000 injuries nationally and 5,000 deaths. 92 of these deaths occured in Colorado in 2021. Sadly, the majority of such accidents affect our most vulnerable population: senior citizens and children. Laws in Colorado exist to protect pedestrians from moving vehicles. Knowing these laws can help you and your loved ones stay safe when crossing the street.  When Do Pedestrian Accidents Occur? There may be no justifiable reason for hitting someone when they are crossing the street, but there are a few scenarios when it is more likely to happen: Turning right on a red light Many pedestrians are struck...

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Understanding Personal Liability Insurance

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Most individuals understand that their homeowners insurance covers damages related to the home, personal property, and certain surrounding structures. They may be less aware that they are also covered, to an extent, in cases of personal liability.  What is Personal Liability Insurance? Personal liability insurance protects an individual in the event that someone is injured on his or her property. It also provides coverage when someone living within the home damages another person’s property. Generally speaking, most personal liability claims happen as a result of negligence. If someone slipped on your sidewalk as a result of an un-shoveled snow, for example, you may...

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Bicycle Laws to Know in Colorado

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Colorado is ranked as one of the top states for cyclists due to its beautiful scenery and abundance of trails. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents and even deaths do occur. Thoroughly understanding Colorado's cycling laws can keep you safe and reduce your liability in the event of an accident. The following are some of the most important bicycle laws to know in Colorado. Where Are You Allowed to Ride a Bike in Colorado? Official Colorado Bicycle Laws state that a cyclist may ride on all public streets and roads, but not the highway. Trails are generally acceptable for all cyclists, provided there is not a...

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