The Role Of A Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer

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Swimming pools, whether public or private, present various risks that can lead to accidents and injuries. Slippery surfaces, inadequate fencing, malfunctioning equipment, and lack of supervision are just a few factors that contribute to these hazards. Moreover, incidents like drownings, near-drownings, diving accidents, and chemical exposure can have devastating consequences, ranging from physical injuries to emotional trauma and even fatalities. If you or someone you know was hurt, it is important to contact a swimming pool accident lawyer right away. When Do You Need a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer? You might need a swimming pool accident lawyer if you or a loved...

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Compensation For A Dog Bite With Nerve Damage

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Getting bitten by a dog can be a terrifying and traumatic experience, and not just in the moment. Victims may be affected for years to come, especially if the injury was serious. A dog bite with nerve damage, for example, can lead to permanent impairment and chronic pain. Pet owners have a duty to keep visitors safe, and those who fail to do so should be held accountable. Read our blog post to learn more about dog bites with nerve damage and when to speak to a dog bite attorney.  Dog Bite Laws in Colorado Dog bites in Colorado fall under strict...

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Slip and Fall Lawsuit: Do Shoes Matter?

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Slip and fall accidents are among the most common personal and work injury claims. While many factors contribute to these incidents, one often overlooked aspect is the role of clothing and footwear. It may seem surprising, but what a claimant was wearing at the time of an accident can influence the outcome of a slip and fall lawsuit. After all, proper footwear is just as important as a well-maintained surface in avoiding slips. Read our article to learn more.  Shoes and Your Slip and Fall Lawsuit When a slip and fall accident occurs, the immediate assumption might be to attribute the blame...

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When to Hire a Hotel Injury Lawyer

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Hotels are meant to be a home away from home, providing comfort and convenience to travelers. The owners of these establishments have a duty to protect their guests from potential hazards by properly maintaining them. Unfortunately, this does not always happen, and accidents may occur as a result. A hotel injury lawyer can be a valuable resource should you wish to take legal action against a hotel for negligence. Let’s discuss some common causes of hotel injuries and how an attorney can help.  What Are Some Common Hotel Accidents? Slip and Fall Accidents One of the most prevalent hazards in hotels is the...

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What is Standing to Sue?

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Standing to sue is a legal principle that describes the right of an individual to file a lawsuit against a negligent party. Not everyone is automatically entitled to bring suit, however. Standing to sue is built on three essential elements: injury in fact, causation, and redressability. A plaintiff and his or her attorney must be able to prove each of these elements in order to pursue a settlement in or out of court.  Standing to Sue Elements Injury in Fact The first element of standing to sue is called  "injury in fact." This means that the party bringing the lawsuit must have suffered...

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Maximum Medical Improvement in Personal Injury Cases

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The term “Maximum Medical Improvement” (MMI) is most frequently associated with workman’s compensation cases. However, it also plays an important role in personal injury settlements. It can help assign a value to your medical damages, for example, and help predict future damages incurred in the form of lost wages and ongoing medical treatment. Let’s take a closer look at the concept of MMI and how it can impact a personal injury case.  What is Maximum Medical Improvement?  Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) refers to the stage in a person's medical treatment where their condition has stabilized to the fullest extent possible. At this...

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Who is Liable for Falling Objects?

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Falling objects account for a significant number of injuries in the US, especially for workers on construction sites. In fact,  “contact with objects or equipment” was the third leading cause of job-related death in 2021, and the fourth leading cause of non-work related injuries in 2020. Property owners have a responsibility to both their employees and the general public to keep conditions free of hazards, including the potential for falling objects. Read our article to learn more about these types of accidents and what to do if you or a loved one is injured. What Are Some Examples of Falling Objects? The...

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Can You Own a Pitbull in Denver?

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In January of 2021, the city of Denver elected to overturn a decades long ban on pitbulls within the city. Residents may now own up to two pit bulls, but the dogs are still considered “restricted breeds,” and owners must take special steps to lawfully keep them on and in their premises. Read our article to find out how you can own a pitbull in Denver and what the specific requirements are for having one. Why Were Pitbulls Banned in Denver? Before we begin, it is useful to take a look at why Denver banned pit bulls in the first place. The...

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Delayed Neck Pain After a Fall

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Neck injuries are very common following a fall. In fact, slip and fall accidents are the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries in the United States. Neck and spinal cord injuries are somewhat notorious for a delayed onset of symptoms. What happens if you begin experiencing delayed neck pain after a fall? Can you still pursue legal action if the fall occurred due to someone else’s negligence? Read our article to find out more. Why Neck Pain Symptoms Are Delayed Immediately following an accident, your body often protects itself with a surge of adrenaline. This is part of the body’s fight...

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Playground Injuries

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Who is at Fault if Your Child is Hurt on the Playground? Playground injuries are very common. In fact, the CDC reports that more than 200,000 children visit the ER every year for accidents on the playground. In many cases, the cause of these injuries is benign. Children are not as coordinated as adults and often take additional risks due to inexperience. In other cases, however, the injury may be the result of negligence. For example, who is at fault if your child is hurt on the playground due to faulty equipment or lack of maintenance? Do you have the right...

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