How Does Vicarious Liability Apply in Truck Accident Claims?

As drivers, we understand the general theory that accidents can happen at any time. However, when we do our best to be safe, and someone else’s reckless or careless actions turn our day upside down, it’s understandable to feel frustrated, traumatized, and angry. Truck accidents can be devastating, often resulting in serious injuries, property damage,…

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What to Do if You’re Hit By a Government Vehicle?

Being involved in a car accident is always a stressful and overwhelming experience, but the situation becomes even more complicated when a government vehicle is involved. Accidents with government vehicles can be particularly difficult to navigate due to the unique laws and regulations that govern these situations.  The experienced attorneys at Mintz Law Firm can…

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Filing for Punitive Damages Against a Distracted Driver

After an accident caused by a distracted driver, the person filing a personal injury claim against them is able to recover fair compensation for medical bills, property damages, and other economic and non-economic damages. People injured by a distracted driver are entitled to fair compensation because the driver behaved negligently. However, being eligible for exemplary…

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How to Prove the Impact of a Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic injuries alter the course of someone’s life. These injuries impact a person’s quality of life and ability to show up and participate in their lives. The consequences of these injuries include substantial physical pain, emotional turmoil, and financial struggle. Therefore, it’s crucial to have a seasoned and skilled attorney at your side who will…

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How to Get Compensation From a Drunk Driver

Being involved in a drunk driving accident can be an incredibly traumatic experience, especially if the accident results in serious injury. While a criminal court case holds the drunk driver responsible, criminal charges aren’t designed to compensate victims for their losses and suffering. People may receive some sort of compensation from a criminal case for…

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Does Bad Weather Remove Fault For a Motor Vehicle Accident?

When the weather places a significant role in the occurrence of an accident, it can be difficult to determine whether or not a driver can still be held liable for damages. Does the presence of bad weather protect a driver from being held liable for damages? It often depends on the circumstances of the accident.…

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What to Know About Colorado Winter Driving Accidents

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A Colorado winter can see up to 56 inches of snow a year, making for one of the most popular winter tourist destinations in the United States. Every holiday season, as the snow begins to fall, families and friends pack up their gear and drive over to The Centennial State for a weekend of skiing,…

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Keeping Up With Tire and Brake Maintenance During a Colorado Winter

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Maintaining your tires and brakes is essential for a safe driving experience in Colorado during the winter. Winter weather can be unpredictable and hazardous, with icy roads and snow-covered surfaces that can cause you to lose control of your vehicle. These weather conditions, along with improper tire or brake maintenance, may contribute to an accident. …

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How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident Caused by Black Ice?

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Black ice is common in places where it rains often and where temperatures can drop quickly. It is notoriously hard for drivers to see and leads to a large number of accidents every year. Black ice is one of the most dangerous conditions to drive on because of this, and since Colorado sees a lot…

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Colorado Vacationer: What to Do If You’re in a Rideshare Accident

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Using a rideshare app is supposed to be simple. You simply download the app and then generally the closest driver to your destination will accept your request and bring you to your destination. While rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber have become quite popular forms of transportation in Colorado, rideshare accidents can occur, leaving the…

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