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What Are Colorado’s Laws Regarding Helmets for Cycling?

By mintzdev | June 19, 2024

What Are Colorado Bicycle Helmet Laws? Riding a bicycle in Colorado is an excellent pastime that many locals and tourists partake in. The beautiful landscape and terrain offer many opportunities to exercise and enjoy the outdoors but may also bring challenges when bicycle accidents occur. There are different ways to keep safe and use caution…

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Colorado Law on Hit and Run / Miss and Run Accidents

By Mintz Law Firm | June 18, 2024

In this month’s article, we’re going to discuss Colorado’s law on accidents caused by drivers who don’t stick around after a crash – as they are supposed to do.   Specifically, we’re going to talk about the laws regarding insurance coverage when someone causes an accident and leaves the scene of the crash.  Colorado’s Law on…

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7 Tips for Driving in the Sun

By Mintz Law Firm | June 17, 2024

Most people prefer not to drive after dark but have no problem with driving during the day. After all, daylight hours are the safest time to be on the road, right? While this is usually true, summer driving presents increased risks and challenges, such as higher traffic, construction, and unpredictable weather patterns. There may come…

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What You Need to Know About Colorado’s “Move Over” Law

By Mintz Law Firm | June 16, 2024

As of August 2023, Colorado has expanded a law regarding driver safety and protocol. The state’s “Move Over” law once required drivers to move over one traveling lane whenever possible and drive at least 20 miles per hour less than the posted speed limit for emergency vehicles, public utility service vehicles, tow trucks, and any…

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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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