Identity of man hit by Denver light rail train revealed

The man who died after being struck by a light rail train early Wednesday  morning has been identified as Delrod Spearman, 29, of Denver. The accident happened near the West 10th Avenue and Osage Street light rail  station at approximately 5:20 a.m., according to a press release from the Denver  Office of the Medical Examiner…. Read more »

MADD Provides Car Accident Victims Hotline

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) provides a Victim/Survivor Helpline for those people who are coping with a loss or a serious injury due to a drunk driving car accident. Families often find the holidays an especially difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one. MADD has trained victim advocates who provide an… Read more »

Baby Born after Parents Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said. Isaac Abraham, who serves as a spokesman for the family’s Orthodox Jewish  community, said the child died around 5:30 a.m. Police were searching for the driver of a BMW and a passenger who fled on… Read more »

Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

In 2009, 16 percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. were among people age 65 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The elderly are more susceptible to injury and death as pedestrians because many of them tend to have more limited eyesight, hearing and mobility. Many seniors on foot also… Read more »

FATAL ACCIDENT TAKES JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S LIFE

Colorado has already experienced a number of devastating winter storms and heavy snow during the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015. On January 3, 2015, blizzard like conditions impacted the entire state of Colorado. Roads were shut down across the cross state, from US HWY 287 near the Oklahoma border, all the way… Read more »

Persons Filing Colorado Shooting Lawsuits Face Uphill Task

Several lawsuits have been filed in the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado last month, which killed a total of 12 people and injured dozens of others. The very first Colorado shooting lawsuit was filed by a man, whose best friend was shot and killed. The first lawsuit filed the shooting incident has named the… Read more »

Settlement Reached in Fatal Roller Coaster Accident

A settlement has been reached by the family of a double average Iraqi vet, who died in a roller coaster accident, and the amusement park where the accident occurred. The vet, James Hackemer was killed in July 2011, when he fell off the roller coaster. Hackemer was a double amputee and had lost both of… Read more »

One Third of Pedestrians Found Texting While Walking

A new study of pedestrians in Seattle found that approximately 1/3rd of pedestrians are distracted while walking. Most of them are distracted by texting, talking on their cell phone or listening to music. The researchers found that nearly one in 3 people were distracted while walking. Persons who were texting while walking were approximately 4… Read more »

Traumatic brain injury can waste the brain’s mass by a third

The National Football League and the Canadian Football League have faced many suicides of players stricken with traumatic brain injury. Cumulative head trauma is the culprit. Another well known sports personality has died: Ted Toogood, a former Toronto Argonaut. Over the years he played the sport he loved, he was battered about the field in… Read more »

Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Have you recently been injured in an automobile accident? Many people who are involved in Colorado motor vehicle accidents do not always know if they may be able to recover from the responsible party’s insurance carrier. The Denver car accident attorneys at the Mintz Law Firm have provided a short overview for those who have… Read more »