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Elderly Abuse Calls for Swift and Decisive Action

By Mintz Law Firm | June 7, 2017

As shocking as it may seem, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) receives more than half a million reported instances of elder abuse on an annual basis. Even more disturbing, it is believed that thousands of other cases are either undiscovered or not reported. It would seem that elder abuse – especially in nursing home…

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Is Your Car or Motorcycle an Accident Waiting to Happen?

By Mintz Law Firm | May 31, 2017

Although you may not be proud of it, you’ve probably put off some car and/or motorcycle repairs in your life. Small issues like a wiggling arm rest or a broken stereo may not put you and your family in danger, but there are certain problems that, when ignored, turn your vehicle into a ticking time…

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What to Watch Out for on a Construction Site (part 2 of 2)

By Mintz Law Firm | May 16, 2017

If you joined us last week, you know that we’ve been focusing on common hazards and safety issues found within the construction workplace. Throughout the years, we’ve seen countless people suffering from injuries sustained on the job. Although we take pride in representing people who have been hurt while working at a construction site, we…

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What to Watch Out for on a Construction Site (part 1 of 2)

By Mintz Law Firm | May 11, 2017

As a hardworking contractor, you do so much to make the state of Colorado and the United States truly great. Unfortunately, you also put yourself at risk of injury in the workplace on a day-to-day basis. Even with OSHA safety regulations and standards in place, construction sites still present numerous safety challenges for workers, and…

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Must You Legally Have Auto Insurance? Yes… and No.

By Mintz Law Firm | May 3, 2017

Vehicle ownership is a luxury of convenience, but it can also be quite expensive. Vehicle payments, maintenance, fuel, and insurance can all add up quickly and it leaves many Colorado drivers wondering if they really need to carry auto insurance at all, or if they could be saving some money each month. The answer to…

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Injured on the Job? You’re Not Alone

By Mintz Law Firm | April 26, 2017

Each day when you clock into work, you expect to do your job, make money to support yourself and your family, clock out, and go home to relax and enjoy your life. The last thing you expect to happen is to become injured on the job. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and they can result in…

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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 clichĂ© to refer to them…

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