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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

woman on the ground after a ski accident

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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How to Get Your Pipes Ready for Winter

frozen pipe downspout

Freezing pipes account for a significant percentage of homeowners insurance claims during the colder months. Preparing pipes for winter ahead of time can help you avoid the inconvenience and expense of repairs.  Are Frozen Pipes Covered by Homeowners Insurance? In many cases, yes, your homeowners insurance should cover the damage (minus your deductible) resulting from burst pipes. This scenario falls under “accidental water damage,” which is generally covered under the dwelling protection component of your policy.  That being said, there are a couple exceptions when your claim may be denied: Damage occurred due to lack of routine maintenance Just as with other areas of the...

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