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Five Tips for Avoiding Winter Slip and Falls

By Mintz Law Firm | November 10, 2020

2020 has been a year of many firsts, but one thing that remains the same is the start of the winter season. Here in Colorado—as you might expect—roads, floors, and sidewalks can get slippery when snow and ice start to build up. Now is time to start thinking about how to keep you and your…

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Denver Accident Attorney

By Mintz Law Firm | November 5, 2020

Your accident happened so fast—now, as you try to recover from your injuries and return to normal life, the stress of your recovery is holding you back. With medical bills piling up and finances draining due to lost work, your mental health and wellbeing seem to be spiraling out of control. What can you do,…

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Car Crash Statistics You Might Not Know

By Mintz Law Firm | February 20, 2020

Driving is a dangerous business — more than 30,000 people have been killed on America’s roads every year since 1945. Thankfully, that number has dropped in 18 of the last 23 years, thanks to much more advanced safety features in cars, but the number of drivers on the road continues to rise. Unfortunately, there are…

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How to Find a Vaccine Injury Attorney

By Mintz Law Firm | February 18, 2020

Vaccines have been one of the greatest medical breakthroughs in history, saving millions of lives worldwide every year and preventing children and adults alike from being seriously injured or killed by preventable illnesses. Without vaccines, diseases like tuberculosis, polio, pertussis, and the flu would be rampant. Unfortunately, like any medical treatment, vaccines cannot be both…

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Denver’s Dismal Pedestrian Safety Record

By Mintz Law Firm | February 13, 2020

Every year, nearly 6,000 pedestrians are killed by cars in cities across the United States, and thousands more are injured. Even though technological advancements like self-driving cars, auto-braking, and backup cameras are becoming more and more common, the number of pedestrian deaths has been on the rise for years. Of course, most pedestrian deaths caused…

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What New Legislation on Damage Caps Means For You

By Mintz Law Firm | February 3, 2020

You probably already know that there’s a limit on how long you can wait before filing a personal injury claim — the statute of limitations on any claim means that cases that occurred more than a certain number of years ago can no longer be pursued. What you might not know is that there’s also…

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Defensive Driving Saves Lives

By Mintz Law Firm | January 9, 2020

There are more than six million car accidents in the United States every year, causing more than three million injuries. If you’re injured in a car accident, we always recommend that you employ the services of a talented, experienced personal injury attorney. However, we’d prefer that you don’t get into a car accident in the…

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New Traction Laws in Colorado: What You Need to Know

By Mintz Law Firm | October 17, 2019

On May 17, Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 1207, expanding Colorado’s traction laws. As you know, driving in Colorado can be dangerous. Even our major highways, like US 6 and Interstate 70, can run through terrain at more than 11,000 feet of elevation. In fact, the Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel, at 11,158 feet, is the highest…

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Texting and Driving Laws in Colorado

By Mintz Law Firm | October 11, 2019

In the last ten years or so, awareness of the dangers of texting and driving has gone up substantially. But at the same time, distracted driving has become far more common — cell phones are ubiquitous, and high-speed data networks make the temptation of catching up on Twitter while driving hard to resist. The Dangers…

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Seat Belt Laws in Colorado

By Mintz Law Firm | October 4, 2019

We all know that failure to wear your seat belt can get you a ticket if you get pulled over — not to mention that almost half of people killed in car crashes weren’t wearing their seat belts. But did you know that failing to wear your seatbelt can negatively affect your personal injury claim…

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