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Extra Precautions That Motorcyclists Must Take Each Time They Ride

By Mintz Law Firm | April 18, 2017

Motorcycles are immensely popular in the United States. They achieve better fuel economy, are easier to park, and cost less than a typical four-wheeled automobile. These advantages have caused a surge in motorcycle ownership that is pushing toward the 9 million mark. Everyone knows that no matter what type of vehicle you drive or where…

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Bicycles are Everywhere — and They Have Rights!

By Mintz Law Firm | April 12, 2017

You may have noticed that the number of bicycles on the road has increased in recent years. Some cyclists have opted for these two-wheeled vehicles as a way to achieve their exercise goals. After all, riding a bike really gets the heart pumping and the muscles working, making it a fantastic workout. Others have chosen…

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Why Exercising Caution Around Dogs Is Always a Good Idea

By Mintz Law Firm | April 5, 2017

If you were to take a wild guess, how many dogs do you think currently exist in the United States? 10 million? 30 million? Try… approximately 80 million. At last count, it was estimated that 47% of households in the U.S. had at least one canine companion, and every year, the overall number of furry…

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Nursing Home Abuse Is Serious Business

By Mintz Law Firm | March 29, 2017

Elderly citizens in our country should always be given the utmost respect. After all, it was on their backbones that this great nation was built. They have stories to tell — experiences that many of us will, thankfully, never be forced to live through. Although it may seem a bit cliché to refer to them…

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6 Things You Should Do Following an Auto Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | March 22, 2017

Anyone who has ever been in a car accident will tell you that it’s one of the most stressful ordeals you can experience. Even in cases where injuries are minor, not only can your day be ruined, you’re looking at weeks, or possibly even months, of dealing with the aftermath. The good news is that…

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Car Seat Safety for Babies: 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

A scary fact is that four out of five infant safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of three mistakes per seat, reports the Washington, D.C.-based National Safe Kids Campaign. And mistakes can be deadly for our children. Consider these frightening statistics: In 2001, nearly 500 children under age 5 were killed in car…

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The Dangers of Driving On Drugs

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Drugs and Driving Most people have heard the term, “Don’t Drink and Drive” and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.” But not as many people realize that there are many dangers associated with getting behind the wheel of a car (or bus, train, or plane) while high on marijuana or any drug for that matter.…

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Teen Drinking & Driving

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Teenage drinking and driving causes thousands of preventable deaths every year and seriously injures thousands more people. Parents can help prevent these accidents by learning about teenage drinking and driving and taking steps to discourage their teens from driving drunk or riding with a drunk driver. Teen drunk driving is a serious problem for the…

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Colorado Teen Drivers and Applying for a New License

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

A new enjoyment while being a teenage is getting a license and driving for the first time, and having the freedom to go where they would like. Unfortunately for some teens, they take advantage of this privilege, resulting in tragic consequences. State and national statistics prove that this is true: Nationally and in Colorado, motor vehicle accidents are the…

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Driving Safely and Staying Out of a Truck’s Blind Spots

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Driving alongside large semi- trucks and passing them up is a normal part of everyday travel for most of us. Even though it may be a part of everyday life, something that many motorists don’t realize that big semi-trucks have blind spots and invalidly assume that because the truck driver sits higher up, the truck…

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