How a Pedestrian Accident Attorney Can Help You

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Pedestrian accidents are on the rise, with an estimated 7500 individuals killed on roadways in 2022. This is the highest number of fatalities in more than 40 years. Pedestrians are inherently more vulnerable to severe and potentially fatal injuries, especially with larger vehicles. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe by understanding some of the most common causes of these types of accidents and when to speak to a pedestrian accident attorney.  Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents Distracted Driving One of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents is distracted driving. Drivers engrossed in their phones, adjusting the radio, or attending to other distractions...

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E-Bike Laws in Colorado

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Electric bicycles, or “E-Bikes,” have surged in popularity in the last few years. They allow for the scenic views and cardiovascular benefits of a traditional bike, with the convenience and flexibility of a motor. However, these E-bikes are not without risks. It is important to know and adhere to e-bike laws in Colorado in order to avoid a potentially devastating accident.  What is an E-Bike? An E-Bike utilizes an electric motor to assist the rider while pedaling. There are three classes of E-Bike that may be found on Colorado roads: Class I E-Bikes have motors that work only while pedaling and up...

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When to Hire a Bus Accident Attorney

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Bus accidents can be especially dangerous, resulting in numerous injuries to more than one person. They are more common than you may think. In fact, the US Department of Transportation estimates there are at least 183 bus accidents a day, or 67,000 per year. Read our article to learn more about these types of crashes and when you should hire a bus accident attorney if you or a loved one is injured. What Causes Bus Accidents? Bus accidents can have various causes, many of them similar to smaller vehicles, including: Driver impairment or intoxication Hazardous road conditions Inclement weather Speeding Mechanical failure However,...

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