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Summer Bike Accidents — How to Keep Your Kids Safe

School’s out for the summer, the sun is out, the weather is fantastic, and the roads are becoming riskier. Unfortunately, the summer months tend to mean a rise in the number of motor vehicle accidents. Parents of school-aged children and teenagers should be concerned with this trend because it means there’s an increased risk for… Read more »

Please Don’t End Your Summer in an Auto Accident

Think summer is a safe time for driving? Think again. Although summer means longer daylight hours and improved driving conditions, you can’t be lulled into a false sense of security. Although the majority of drivers feel safer when driving throughout the summer, numerous reports from authorities like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and AAA… Read more »

How Does Being Paid “Under the Table” Affect a Personal Injury Claim?

Has your current or future employer offered to pay you in cash for the sake of simplicity, convenience, or other similar reason? This can be a tempting proposition. After all, who doesn’t like the idea of being able to pocket 100% of their earnings without being charged for state and federal taxes? This so-called “advantage,”… Read more »

How to Handle a Dog Bite

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but even the friendliest canines have sharp teeth. Dog bites may happen for any number of reasons. Whether a puppy is in its teething stage and is going through a nipping phase, or a strange dog feels threatened and attacks, bites can be painful and dangerous. Because dog bites… Read more »

Summer’s Still Here… and That Means More Dangerous Roads

Summer is a time for vacation, relaxation, and enjoying the outdoors. Summer is also, however, a dangerous time to be on the roads. But wait – how can that be? Aren’t the Colorado mountain roads much more dangerous during a snowy, icy winter? Not necessarily. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (or IIHS,… Read more »

4 Tips to Help Win Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Being injured on the job can be absolutely devastating. Both the immediate and long-term effects of having suffered a debilitating injury can significantly impact your financial situation, your physical and mental health, and your overall quality of life. These terrible consequences of on-the-job accidents are the very reasons why worker’s compensation insurance exists. Unfortunately, while… Read more »

Keeping Your Teen Safe from the Dangers of Driving with a Cellphone

If you’re like most parents, celebrating your child’s 16th birthday tends to come with mixed feelings. On one hand, you’re proud that your kid has earned his or her driver’s license, and you’re even a little bit excited to see them start embracing some independence. On the other hand, you’re terrified of letting them take… Read more »

Boating Accidents Are Preventable with These Tips

Memorial Day is over, summer is almost here, and boating season has officially arrived! If you’re like many Colorado residents, you love taking off for the lake on the weekends so that you can kick back and relax on your boat with your friends and loved ones. After all, the boating life is a carefree… Read more »

Elderly Abuse Calls for Swift and Decisive Action

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… Read more »

Is Your Car or Motorcycle an Accident Waiting to Happen?

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… Read more »