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What Is the Duty of Care in Colorado Injury Claims?

By mintzdev | June 16, 2022

People can file a personal injury insurance claim when they suffer physical, emotional, or financial harm because of someone else’s negligence. Most personal injury claims are built on the idea of negligence. The concept is built on the idea that someone’s behavior was the direct or proximate cause of the person’s injury and other related…

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Colorado Ranks as the 5th Worst State for Drivers in the Nation

By mintzdev | June 14, 2022

According to a report done by Bankrate.com in 2021, Colorado ranks among the top five worst states for drivers. The Brankrate.com report considered gas prices, insurance cost, driving quality, safety, and weather. Colorado ranked among the top worst states for drivers due to high auto insurance costs and gas prices. Furthermore, the report also states…

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How Long Do I Have to File a Denver Personal Injury Claim (Statute of Limitations)?

By mintzdev | June 10, 2022

Statutes of limitations are the allotted time from the date of an accident or incident that injured individuals have to initiate civil law legal proceedings. In Colorado, for personal injury claims, the circumstance of your injury determines the amount of time you have to file a claim. For instance, medical malpractice personal injury claims versus…

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The Difference Between a Personal Injury and A Catastrophic Injury in Colorado?

By mintzdev | June 9, 2022

After an accident, there can be a lot of confusion. Do you have a valid personal injury claim? And if you do, then do your injuries only qualify you for a personal injury claim, or can you file a catastrophic injury claim? What is the difference between a personal injury and a catastrophic injury?  It’s…

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Why Suffering A Herniated Disc After an Auto Accident Can Be Dangerous

By mintzdev | June 7, 2022

People can sustain many debilitating and life-threatening injuries during an accident—one of them is a herniated disc. Without proper treatment, a herniated disc can lead to chronic pain, disability, and paralysis if the spinal cord is damaged. Prompt medical attention is necessary to prevent the injury from worsening and give the victim a better chance…

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Why Following Physician Instructions Is So Important in Personal Injury Cases

By mintzdev | June 2, 2022

After an accident, it’s important to seek out medical attention even if you believe you only suffered minor injuries. Some symptoms may not immediately surface, which is why it’s vital that you get examined and are appropriately assessed so you can understand the true extent of your injuries and help prevent further damage. While the…

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Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault for a Rear-End Accident in Colorado?

By mintzdev | May 19, 2022

Rear-end accidents are a common occurrence, especially at intersections, construction zones, and on the congested highways of Colorado. Most rear-end accidents result in minor damages, with little to no injuries. Unfortunately, rear-end accidents can also result in severe injury. After a rear-end accident, it’s generally assumed that the driver in the rear caused the accident,…

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What to Do After a Rental Car Accident in Colorado

By mintzdev | May 17, 2022

Dealing with a rental car accident is one of the last things you want to worry about, whether your own car is currently indisposed or on vacation. However, driving a car that’s not yours and navigating unfamiliar roads can contribute to a car accident. A car accident with a rental car versus your own car…

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The Dangers of Truck Underride Accidents

By mintzdev | May 12, 2022

It’s common to experience some level of anxiety while driving beside or around a commercial truck or semi-truck on the highway. The large size alone can be daunting compared to the size of a regular vehicle. Unfortunately, the fear of big commercial trucks is sometimes justified. Truck accidents are some of the most deadly accidents…

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Important Things to Understand About Garbage Truck Accidents

By mintzdev | May 10, 2022

Garbage trucks work to keep communities clean and functioning. However, these trucks are larger, heavier commercial vehicles that pose an inherent danger to smaller passenger vehicles. The danger is exacerbated when operators of these trucks do not drive carefully and cause accidents with other vehicles on the road. Garbage truck accidents can cause serious and…

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