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Distracted Driving Is a Danger to You and Everyone Around You

We might as well label the time period we’re living in right now as “the era of distractions.” There are so many things that seem to demand our attention at any given time. There are texts to read, video clips to watch, new food to eat, online articles to read, social media statuses to update,… Read more »

3 Elements of a Successful Wrongful Death Claim

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. In fact, the survivors who have been left behind after the death of a loved one are frequently left with a lot of unfinished business to attend to and a mountain of extra responsibilities that must be dealt with – all while learning to live with… Read more »

Why You Should Avoid Driving After Smoking Marijuana

Whether you smoke marijuana or prefer to ingest it in some form of edible, the number one concern at all times is to maintain your own safety and the safety of others. This obviously goes for those who use marijuana for medical reasons or enjoy it recreationally. You’d think that driving after smoking or ingesting… Read more »

At Fault: Un- or Underinsured Drivers Can Cause Serious Damage

While the majority of Coloradans accept financial responsibility when they cause an auto accident, there are individuals who choose to head out on the open road with insufficient insurance coverage – or no insurance coverage at all. These under-insured or uninsured drivers can create serious – and seriously expensive – problems for you in the… Read more »

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

When a person is killed because of someone else’s carelessness, a wrongful death case emerges. The victim’s family has a right to sue the negligent person for damages, including medical bills, funeral expenses and lost income. Unfortunately wrongful deaths occur on a daily basis in the U.S. Let’s take a look at the most common… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Cameras in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

One of the questions we receive most frequently with regards to workers’ compensation cases is whether video surveillance is useful when arguing a case. Clients want to know if video footage could help them in their fight for benefits, or if an employer can use video footage against them. Knowing the answer to this query… Read more »

Skiing or Snowboarding Accident: 3 Things You Need to Know

Spring is just around the corner, but the snow is still falling in the high country! If you are a fan of winter sports, this is great news. Although you may be excited about the ability to keep skiing and snowboarding into the early weeks of the spring season, you shouldn’t get so caught up… Read more »

Can I Sue the Government?

Some of the more complex cases a law firm can take on are claims against governmental agencies. Not only are damages that a plaintiff can recover from governmental agencies capped by law, but the claims that can be brought against governmental agencies are very limited. The general rule is that the government and its employees… Read more »

Restitution and Personal Injury Settlements

In People v. Stanley, the Colorado Court of Appeals determined whether a defendant in a criminal case (Stanley) should be entitled to a reduction in the restitution he was ordered to pay the victim after Stanley’s automobile insurance carrier also paid the victim $25,000 in insurance proceeds. After Stanley pled guilty to felony vehicular assault,… Read more »

How to Deal with Drunk Drivers on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day may immediately cause one to think of wearing green and leprechauns looking for their pots of gold, but for millions of people across the country, it also means a time to go out with friends and celebrate. And, of course, many of the celebrations will include green beer, Irish whiskey, and other… Read more »