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Why You Should Avoid Driving After Smoking Marijuana

Whether you smoke marijuana or prefer to ingest it in some form of edible, the number one concern at all times is to maintain your own safety and the safety of others. This obviously goes for those who use marijuana for medical reasons or enjoy it recreationally. You’d think that driving after smoking or ingesting… Read more »

At Fault: Un- or Underinsured Drivers Can Cause Serious Damage

While the majority of Coloradans accept financial responsibility when they cause an auto accident, there are individuals who choose to head out on the open road with insufficient insurance coverage – or no insurance coverage at all. These under-insured or uninsured drivers can create serious – and seriously expensive – problems for you in the… Read more »

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

When a person is killed because of someone else’s carelessness, a wrongful death case emerges. The victim’s family has a right to sue the negligent person for damages, including medical bills, funeral expenses and lost income. Unfortunately wrongful deaths occur on a daily basis in the U.S. Let’s take a look at the most common… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Cameras in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

One of the questions we receive most frequently with regards to workers’ compensation cases is whether video surveillance is useful when arguing a case. Clients want to know if video footage could help them in their fight for benefits, or if an employer can use video footage against them. Knowing the answer to this query… Read more »

Skiing or Snowboarding Accident: 3 Things You Need to Know

Spring is just around the corner, but the snow is still falling in the high country! If you are a fan of winter sports, this is great news. Although you may be excited about the ability to keep skiing and snowboarding into the early weeks of the spring season, you shouldn’t get so caught up… Read more »

Restitution and Personal Injury Settlements

In People v. Stanley, the Colorado Court of Appeals determined whether a defendant in a criminal case (Stanley) should be entitled to a reduction in the restitution he was ordered to pay the victim after Stanley’s automobile insurance carrier also paid the victim $25,000 in insurance proceeds. After Stanley pled guilty to felony vehicular assault,… Read more »

How to Deal with Drunk Drivers on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day may immediately cause one to think of wearing green and leprechauns looking for their pots of gold, but for millions of people across the country, it also means a time to go out with friends and celebrate. And, of course, many of the celebrations will include green beer, Irish whiskey, and other… Read more »

Quick Tips to Be a Better Driver in 2018

Traffic safety should always be something you’re thinking about. After all, that’s how you stay safe in the first place. In addition to the tried and true safety tips, such as always checking your blind spot (even if your car has blind spot safety features) and looking both ways before crossing an intersection, here are… Read more »

Personal Injury 101

As a team of experienced personal injury attorneys, we often hear the question, “What actually constitutes ‘personal injury’?” The short answer to this question is: negligence that caused harm. In order to begin fighting your case or negotiating any type of settlement, you and your personal injury lawyer will need to be able to prove… Read more »