Mintz Law Firm Blog

Driving While Exhausted? You’re Just Asking for Trouble

By Mintz Law Firm | February 27, 2018

Millions of people across the United States get behind the wheel of a car on a daily basis. Driving is such a normal function for most of us that it becomes routine, but however routine driving may feel, you never want to be sleepy when behind the wheel. Driving while you’re feeling fatigued can lead…

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Workers’ Compensation 101

By Mintz Law Firm | February 21, 2018

Have you ever spotted a “WARNING IF YOU ARE INJURED ON THE JOB” sign hanging on the wall of your job’s break room? The State of Colorado requires all public and private employers to provide Workers’ Compensation coverage and to provide notice of these benefits in a common area at all times. Even though many…

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Let’s Take a Look at a Few of the Most Accident-Prone Industries

By Mintz Law Firm | February 16, 2018

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that approximately three percent of the United States workforce suffers an injury every single year. Regardless of the type of job you do, accidents can happen quickly and without warning, but some industries have proven themselves to be more dangerous than others. Here are the most accident-prone industries according to…

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What to Do If Bitten by a Rabid Animal

By Mintz Law Firm | January 24, 2018

Say the word “rabies” to the average person, and they’re likely to think of crazy, snarling animals foaming at the mouth and ready to attack at any moment. They may even start talking about the dog in Stephen King’s Cujo and how this lovable family pet became a cold-blooded killer. While this visual isn’t always…

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Tips to Navigate Winter Driving in Colorado Mountains (part 2)

By Mintz Law Firm | January 18, 2018

Earlier this week, we covered five tips to help you stay safe while driving in the Rocky Mountains and other areas of Colorado during the winter months. You can check out that first part of our two-part blog by clicking here. Once you’ve read over those helpful tips, check out these next five to round…

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Tips to Navigate Winter Driving in Colorado Mountains (part 1)

By Mintz Law Firm | January 16, 2018

If you live in Colorado, there’s a good chance that you understand how dangerous the roads can be when the weather turns cold. This is especially true when you’re driving in areas like the Rocky Mountains, where winter conditions can quickly turn deadly. We want you to avoid accidents throughout the season, so we’ve devised…

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Best Practices for Skiers and Riders to Stay Safe

By Mintz Law Firm | January 10, 2018

Best Practices for Skiers and Riders to Stay Safe Skiing and snowboarding are some of the most popular activities you’ll find in this great state of ours. Once the weather turns cold and snow begins to cap the mountains, avid skiers or riders and those just starting out begin chomping at the bit to hit…

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Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries

By Mintz Law Firm | January 3, 2018

Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries The construction industry is a primary employer of workers all over Colorado. Unfortunately, workplace safety numbers have not improved in recent years. This means that a growing number of workers have been injured or killed on the job, and many more are at risk for future injury. Don’t…

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Last-Minute Tips to Stay Safe on New Year’s Eve

By Mintz Law Firm | December 28, 2017

In just a few short days, we’ll once again be entering a new year. People will be dancing, champagne corks will be popping, and couples will be smooching – all for the sake of saying goodbye to the previous year and hello to the hopes and prospects that the new one brings with it. Unfortunately,…

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Simple Ways to Avoid Driving Drunk over Christmas and New Years

By Mintz Law Firm | December 20, 2017

From now through New Year’s Day, millions upon millions of people will be partaking in all types of celebrations with family and friends. Many of these festivities (especially New Year’s Eve) will include the drinking of alcohol, and while most of us will drink and drive responsibly, there will be those who have a little…

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