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Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Who Can Make a Legal Claim? What Can They Recover?

By Mintz Law Firm | September 27, 2019

Laws vary a lot on a state-by-state basis, especially when it comes to personal injury or wrongful death. Colorado, like most states, has a unique set of rules concerning wrongful death lawsuits. That’s why you need an experienced law firm on your side. What Is a Wrongful Death? In Colorado, wrongful deaths are covered by…

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Injured in a Construction Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Mintz Law Firm | September 24, 2019

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the country. According to OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration), 971 of the 4674 deaths in the workplace in 2017 — almost one in five — were in the construction sector. In addition to those fatalities, thousands more workers were injured enough to lose work…

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Disclosure of Insurance Liability Coverage: What Colorado’s House Bill 19-1283 Means for You

By Mintz Law Firm | September 19, 2019

Colorado’s House Bill 19-1283 passed in 2019 and becomes effective on January 1, 2020. The purpose of this law is to provide the citizens of Colorado transparency in the insurance claims process by understanding the total amount of insurance coverage available to them when they’ve been injured in an auto accident. The law will apply…

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Colorado’s Modified Comparative Negligence Law

By Mintz Law Firm | September 10, 2019

Accidents happen. Sometimes, they’re completely unavoidable, but usually, someone’s at fault. When it comes to determining who’s responsible to pay for the medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other harm caused by a wreck, we first have to determine who’s at fault. We commonly think of liability for car wrecks as black-and-white —…

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Do I Have to Sign That? What You Need to Know About Medical Record Disclosure

By Mintz Law Firm | August 28, 2019

When you visit with a physician for a medical concern — or even an annual checkup — you expect for the records from your visit to remain confidential — and luckily they do. This is known as the patient-physician privilege. The purpose of this privilege is “to enhance the effective diagnosis and treatment of illness…

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Your Colorado Statute of Limitations Guide

By Mintz Law Firm | August 22, 2019

There are many factors that affect the outcome of an injury case. However, one of the first factors that must be considered, because of its vital important to any case, is whether the victim has time to take legal action to recover for their injuries. So many times victims reach out to our office after…

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First Aid for Dog Bites

By Mintz Law Firm | August 19, 2019

When we think of dogs, we often picture man’s best friend: cute, fluffy tail-wagging, face-licking animals. Unfortunately, not all dogs are so nice. Sometimes, dogs bite. Whether due to prior abuse, lack of care, accidental playing, or personality, dog bites can be serious and lead to severe injury and blood loss. It is important to…

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The Long Bicycle Trip Guide: What to Remember to be Safe

By Mintz Law Firm | August 7, 2019

Colorado is a beautiful place full of adventure. In the summertime, that adventure often takes place in the form of biking. Cyclists all over the world travel to Colorado just for its great biking routes. Between the challenging higher altitude of the “Mile High City,” and even higher alpine rides, Colorado’s 25 scenic byways and…

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5 Dangers to Remember and Protect Against this Summer

By Mintz Law Firm | July 23, 2019

With summer comes long days at the beach, family time spent by the pool, and barbeques with friends. While the warmer months bring many enjoyable things, it is important that we do not forget about common dangers that the season also brings. Here are five dangers to remember and protect against this summer. 1. Fires…

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Summer in Colorado Proves Most Dangerous for Drivers

By Mintz Law Firm | July 15, 2019

Colorado is a wonderful place to be during the summer months. Whether hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, going to a Rockies game, or just lounging in your local park, the warmer months provide a great opportunity to get outdoors and have fun. Unfortunately, not everything is as enjoyable. Despite the state being known for…

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