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What Are Colorado’s Jaywalking Laws?

By Mintz Law Firm | October 28, 2021

Crossing the busy streets of Colorado can be dangerous, even if you are crossing at a designated crosswalk. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that in the United States, there are nearly 6,000 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents each year. While drivers have a responsibility to be alert and aware of pedestrians in…

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What to Know About Colorado’s Bicycling Laws

By Mintz Law Firm | October 22, 2021

Colorado is known for its breathtaking and scenic views, making bicycling a popular way for residents and tourists to sightsee while getting fresh air and exercise. Colorado has consistently been rated as one of the top states in the country for bicyclists regarding the well-kept trails, incredible views, and mild weather. While riding a bicycle…

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How Does Colorado Law View Electric Scooters?

By Mintz Law Firm | October 19, 2021

Within the past few years, electric scooter rides have increased in popularity, bringing an average of 88 million rides. With scooters popping up in tourist areas, cities, and university campuses, it is no surprise that more and more people are utilizing this new form of transportation. While electric scooters are fun, affordable, and fast modes…

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What to Consider Before Returning to Work After an Injury in Colorado

By Mintz Law Firm | October 13, 2021

After being injured on the job, a worker’s primary concerns are often recovering fully and getting back to work. While you may be hoping to get back to work quickly to make up for lost time, the timeline is different for each employee.  The personal injury attorneys at Mintz Law Firm helping individuals who have…

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How Does Being Paid “Under the Table” Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

By Mintz Law Firm | October 8, 2021

When an employer pays you with cash or through another undocumented transfer like Venmo or Paypal, that means you are being paid “under the table,” or off the record. While receiving immediate monetary income can be a tempting proposition, there are many consequences you can face if you accept that type of pay. One of…

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4 Tips to Help Win Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Mintz Law Firm | October 5, 2021

Being injured on the job can have a devastating impact on your career and life. Both the immediate and long-term effects of a debilitating injury can harm your financial situation, physical and mental health, and overall quality of life. The consequences of on-the-job accidents are the very reasons why worker’s compensation insurance exists. Unfortunately, while…

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Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Colorado 

By Mintz Law Firm | May 19, 2021

May is Motorcycle Safety Month, which demonstrates the need for all drivers to be aware and cautious when motorcyclists are on the road. Colorado is a great state for motorcycling given the countless breathtaking and scenic views. Unfortunately, not every motorcycle ride is a pleasant journey. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, about 100…

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Can Vehicle Damage Prove Fault after a Car Accident? 

By Mintz Law Firm | May 13, 2021

Colorado is a fault state, meaning you must prove that the other driver was responsible for causing the car accident to recover financial compensation. Therefore, proving how the other party is liable for causing the collision is critical in Colorado’s injury claims.  Proving fault might be difficult, but it may be proven through vehicle damage.…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Gather Witness Statements After a Car Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | May 10, 2021

When you are in a car accident caused by another person’s negligence, you may have the legal right to pursue financial compensation for your losses. The compensation will usually come from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. However, there is more to Colorado car accident claims than notifying insurance companies. To obtain compensation for your accident-related…

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5 Defenses the Responsible Party Could Use After Your Car Crash in Colorado

By Mintz Law Firm | May 5, 2021

It might be clear to both you and the other driver who was liable for a car accident. However, the responsible party may never admit fault, and they may even try to blame you. When this happens, your Colorado car accident case may go to court. Understanding what defenses the other party might use is…

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