Driving is a dangerous business — more than 30,000 people have been killed on America’s roads every year since 1945. Thankfully, that number has dropped in 18 of the last 23 years, thanks to much more advanced safety features in cars, but the number of drivers on the road continues to rise. Unfortunately, there are…

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Every year, nearly 6,000 pedestrians are killed by cars in cities across the United States, and thousands more are injured. Even though technological advancements like self-driving cars, auto-braking, and backup cameras are becoming more and more common, the number of pedestrian deaths has been on the rise for years. Of course, most pedestrian deaths caused…

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There are more than six million car accidents in the United States every year, causing more than three million injuries. If you’re injured in a car accident, we always recommend that you employ the services of a talented, experienced personal injury attorney. However, we’d prefer that you don’t get into a car accident in the…

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On May 17, Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 1207, expanding Colorado’s traction laws. As you know, driving in Colorado can be dangerous. Even our major highways, like US 6 and Interstate 70, can run through terrain at more than 11,000 feet of elevation. In fact, the Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel, at 11,158 feet, is the highest…

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In the last ten years or so, awareness of the dangers of texting and driving has gone up substantially. But at the same time, distracted driving has become far more common — cell phones are ubiquitous, and high-speed data networks make the temptation of catching up on Twitter while driving hard to resist. The Dangers…

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We all know that failure to wear your seat belt can get you a ticket if you get pulled over — not to mention that almost half of people killed in car crashes weren’t wearing their seat belts. But did you know that failing to wear your seatbelt can negatively affect your personal injury claim…

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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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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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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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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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