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Eliminate Blind Spot – Avoid Auto Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Tips on How to Greatly Reduce our “Blind Spot” There are thousands of motor vehicle accidents each day and one of the main causes is the “blind spot.” An accident caused by a blind spot is typical when a motorist is switching lanes without noticing another motor vehicle coming up from the side. It is…

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Improve Your Chances of Surviving in Aviation Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Aircraft accidents can be devastating and have a far-reaching impact. The Colorado aircraft accident attorneys at Mintz Law Firm LLC understand the unique challenges in aircraft accident cases. Our aviation injury attorneys have a thorough understanding of the law as it relates to personal injury and product liability as it related to the aviation industry. Studies…

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Certain Categories of Men More Likely to Suffer Brain Injury

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Males are much more likely to suffer a brain injury, than women are.  However, certain sections of men, like low-income males may be much more likely to suffer a brain injury than other men. New research suggests to that young men who have low incomes, and who have poor mental skills are at a much…

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Identity of man hit by Denver light rail train revealed

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

The man who died after being struck by a light rail train early Wednesday  morning has been identified as Delrod Spearman, 29, of Denver. The accident happened near the West 10th Avenue and Osage Street light rail  station at approximately 5:20 a.m., according to a press release from the Denver  Office of the Medical Examiner.…

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MADD Provides Car Accident Victims Hotline

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) provides a Victim/Survivor Helpline for those people who are coping with a loss or a serious injury due to a drunk driving car accident. Families often find the holidays an especially difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one. MADD has trained victim advocates who provide an…

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Baby Born after Parents Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said. Isaac Abraham, who serves as a spokesman for the family’s Orthodox Jewish  community, said the child died around 5:30 a.m. Police were searching for the driver of a BMW and a passenger who fled on…

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Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

In 2009, 16 percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. were among people age 65 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The elderly are more susceptible to injury and death as pedestrians because many of them tend to have more limited eyesight, hearing and mobility. Many seniors on foot also…

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Denver Police Release Video of Denver Hit-and-Run

By Mintz Law Firm | January 17, 2017

Police released surveillance video Wednesday afternoon of a hit-and-run on Colfax Avenue. A woman was crossing Colfax Avenue near Elizabeth Street when a driver hit her and fled the scene just after 7 a.m. Wednesday. The video shows a gray 4-door sedan barrel through the intersection and strike the student as she crossed the street…

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Grippin v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

By Mintz Law Firm | December 8, 2016

Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage-Resident Relative. Plaintiff, Grippin, was struck by a truck while driving his motorcycle, causing serious bodily injury to Grippin. At the time of the accident, Grippin and his wife owned a home in Colorado Springs, where they lived with their children. However, Grippin (and his wife and children) also regularly lived…

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Injured While Participating in a Recreational Sport?

By Mintz Law Firm | April 26, 2016

Have you ever wondered if you can recover for injuries caused by a co-participant while participating in a recreational sport? Well, in the case of Laughman v. Girtakovskis the Colorado Court of Appeals shed some light on that question. In that case the Plaintiff, Laughman, suffered serious facial and visual damages during a martial arts…

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