Safety Tips for Your Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

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Long before Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper brought cross-country trips into the mainstream, motorcycle enthusiasts had found peace and tranquility on the open road. This love of the wind in your hair and the highway stretching endlessly before you still exists today all across America and even in many parts of the world. Of course, accidents… Read more »

National Youth Traffic Safety Month and Keeping Your Children Safe

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Every parent fears for their child’s safety, whether it’s when they’re swimming in the backyard pool, riding a bike through the neighborhood, or playing in contact sports. In fact, it’s rare that a day goes by when a loving parent isn’t stressing about something that their child is doing either at home or away. Many parents would… Read more »

What Can I Do If My Insurance Company Is Being Unreasonable?

In the case of Nibert v. GEICO, the Colorado Court of Appeals answered questions about a plaintiff’s remedies when the plaintiff’s insurance carrier in an underinsured motorist (UIM) bodily injury claim was found to have unreasonably delayed paying UIM benefits. Please feel free to visit our page on UIM coverage to learn more about those benefits…. Read more »

Distracted Driving Is a Danger to You and Everyone Around You

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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 »

Why You Should Avoid Driving After Smoking Marijuana

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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

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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 »

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 »

Driving While Exhausted? You’re Just Asking for Trouble

Millions of people across the United States get behind the wheel of a car on a daily basis. Driving is such a normal function for most of us that it becomes routine, but however routine driving may feel, you never want to be sleepy when behind the wheel. Driving while you’re feeling fatigued can lead… Read more »

Last-Minute Tips to Stay Safe on New Year’s Eve

In just a few short days, we’ll once again be entering a new year. People will be dancing, champagne corks will be popping, and couples will be smooching – all for the sake of saying goodbye to the previous year and hello to the hopes and prospects that the new one brings with it. Unfortunately,… Read more »