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Colorado Jaywalking Laws: What Are They?

By Mintz Law Firm | May 22, 2024

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 to…

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Understanding a Personal Injury Settlement: 4 Basic Facts You Need to Know

By Mintz Law Firm | May 21, 2024

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to a personal injury settlement. Before filing a claim, it is important that you know what a personal injury settlement is and how it can help you. This blog post details four basic facts about a personal injury settlement that will…

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How Does Being Paid Under The Table Affects Personal Injury Settlement?

By Mintz Law Firm | May 20, 2024

When an employer pays you with cash or through another undocumented transfer like Venmo or Paypal, that means that 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…

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Dealing With A Rabid Dog: A Guide

By Mintz Law Firm | May 19, 2024

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they can also be very dangerous when they’ve been infected with rabies. Rabid dogs can be unpredictable and vicious, and their bite can be deadly. Understanding the seriousness of rabies, recognizing the signs, and knowing how to pursue treatment are critical to protecting you and your loved ones.…

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Understanding Colorado Modified Comparative Negligence Law

By Mintz Law Firm | May 18, 2024

We commonly think of liability for car wrecks as black-and-white — if one person is at fault, the other must be the victim. However, the situation can be far more complicated than that, especially under Colorado’s comparative negligence law. This law is a key factor in determining fault and compensation in car accidents, as it…

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Tips for Avoiding Distracted Driving: 6 Suggestions for Awareness Month

By Mintz Law Firm | May 17, 2024

It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Here are 6 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving and Keep Your Eyes on the Road Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. While many people think of distracted driving as being on the phone while driving, distracted driving can take many forms. From watching a…

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Your Colorado Statute of Limitations Guide

By Mintz Law Firm | May 17, 2024

Many factors affect the outcome of an injury case. However, one of the first factors that must be considered, because of it’s importance to any case, is whether the victim has time to take legal action to recover from their injuries. So many times victims reach out to our office after it’s too late for…

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Understanding the Colorado Underinsured Motorist Statute: Why Drivers Need Coverage

By Mintz Law Firm | May 16, 2024

As of 2019, the number of uninsured motorists in Colorado was 16.3% of all drivers, highlighting a significant issue with uninsured drivers. This means that if you are involved in a car accident, there is a 16% chance that the at-fault driver is uninsured or doesn’t carry liability insurance. In such a situation, the at-fault…

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Settlement Reached in Fatal Roller Coaster Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | May 16, 2024

A settlement has been reached by the family of a double average Iraqi vet, who died in a roller coaster accident, and the amusement park where the accident occurred. The vet, James Hackemer was killed in July 2011, when he fell off the roller coaster. Hackemer was a double amputee and had lost both of…

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Understanding Colorado’s Dram Shop Statute

By Mintz Law Firm | May 15, 2024

Colorado’s dram shop statute can affect many sectors, such as business owners in the hospitality industry, event organization, or simply independent shops that sell alcohol. The dram shop law involves legal liability issues surrounding alcohol service and consumption. This law affects a wide range of stakeholders, from bar and restaurant owners to the everyday consumer,…

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