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Can Using Social Media Hurt My Personal Injury Case?

By Mintz Law Firm | February 9, 2021

Social media has changed the world. It allows users all over the nation to post, alert, share, connect, like, comment, and engage with content instantly. Social media has helped people form friendships and relationships, given businesses more exposure, and formed an online community for people to interact and feel included. Unfortunately, technology can have benefits…

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What Is the Cause of Most Rear-End Collisions in Denver?   

By Mintz Law Firm | January 29, 2021

The popularity of rideshare services has increased over the years. Many users utilize Uber and Lyft as their primary means of transportation for work commutes and other everyday activities. Conversely, others may use it as an alternative to taking a taxicab, renting a car, or establishing a driver. These services are so popular that there…

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What Happens If Someone Borrows My Car and Causes an Accident?  

By Mintz Law Firm | January 20, 2021

You may be quick to let a family member or close friend borrow your car, but remember that you’re also letting them borrow your auto insurance. If they get into a car accident, you’ll be the one who has to pay for any damages. Keep in mind that, if the other driver files a claim,…

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When Should I Sue a Dog Owner Over a Bite? 

By Mintz Law Firm | January 6, 2021

Being bitten by someone else’s dog can be a terrifying experience. Nearly 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs annually, resulting in hospitalization, medical bills, stress, and emotional turmoil. Whether the dog was known to have a history of aggression or not, dog bite victims are entitled to seek monetary compensation from the dog’s owner. …

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What Can a Truck Accident Lawyer Do That I Can’t on My Own?

By Mintz Law Firm | January 1, 2021

Traffic crash statistics show that thousands of innocent people are injured in accidents involving commercial semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and tractor-trailers every day. In Colorado particularly, truck drivers travel day in and day out to major distribution areas in California and Nevada. With large trucks ruling the roads, increased highway congestion, and air pollution, traffic accidents are…

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What to Know About Suing for Emotional Distress in a Personal Injury Claim  

By Mintz Law Firm | December 29, 2020

Most people know they’re able to sue or file a claim against someone whose negligent act caused their injuries. A person who sustains a broken bone or head injury is likely to gain compensation because there will be an established medical record and evidence that an injury occurred. What about injuries that are not physical,…

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Can I Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana in Colorado? 

By Mintz Law Firm | December 21, 2020

Companies typically have a zero-tolerance policy for drugs to reduce any risks connected with employees under the influence. Yet, more and more states are legalizing medical marijuana. It’s difficult for both employers and employees to determine whether a company can fire a worker who fails a drug test but has a medical marijuana card.  Back…

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Will I Need Physical Therapy after a Car Crash?  

By Mintz Law Firm | December 20, 2020

Millions of people suffer from car crash–related injuries every year. Car accidents can be stressful, burdensome, and costly. Many victims will not notice symptoms right away, as the increased adrenaline in your body reduces pain. Once adrenaline levels return to normal, some injury symptoms may begin to show, but some may not appear until days…

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Common Injuries You Might Sustain After a Rear-End Accident

By Mintz Law Firm | December 8, 2020

Rear-end auto accidents are no surprise in Colorado, as nearly half of all traffic accidents involve rear-end collisions. Across the United States, about 2.5 million rear-end accidents occur annually. They happen when a vehicle strikes the back of another car, and in some instances, can involve multiple vehicles. Why they’re so common points to the…

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Who is Liable for Damages in a Company Vehicle Crash?

By Mintz Law Firm | December 3, 2020

Company vehicles, whether a car, van, or truck, are given to employees to perform specific job-related duties. For instance, companies that rely on the transportation of goods, services, equipment, or passengers likely have several company vehicles on the roads. Some employees can only access these vehicles at their workplace, while others can keep their vehicles…

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