Right-Of-Way: How It Impacts Pedestrian Claims
Suffering from an injury due to an accident can be a devastating experience, both physically and emotionally. It can also leave you with unexpected medical bills, lost wages, and other financial burdens. When you’ve been injured in an accident, it is important to know that you have legal options available to you. At Mintz Law…Read More
Are Drivers Always Liable When Hitting a Pedestrian?
When a driver hits a pedestrian, the assumption is often that the driver is at fault. However, in Colorado, this is not always the case. Liability for the accident is apportioned based on the degree of fault of each party involved, and pedestrians also have a duty to use reasonable care for their own safety.…Read More
What to do After Being Injured at a Construction Site as a Pedestrian?
It’s probably not surprising to learn that every year, hundreds of construction workers are injured at their job sites. However, what’s not as known is that many construction site accidents involve passing pedestrians or drivers who were caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. How do these people recover fair compensation if they…Read More
How the “Idaho Stop” Bill Benefits Colorado Cyclists
Cyclists are at increased risk of severe injury when involved in accidents with vehicles, other cyclists, and pedestrians. While the appropriate gear can go a long way to help prevent injury in minor fender benders, a more serious accident can cause cyclists a lot of physical, emotional, and financial damage. Fortunately, through Colorado’s personal injury…Read More
Understanding Pedestrian Crosswalk Laws In Colorado
Accidents with pedestrians can occur anytime, especially in busy cities and roadways throughout the United States. Colorado is no exception to this, as there has been an 89% increase in pedestrian deaths over a ten-year analysis. With many unfortunate accidents occurring between pedestrians and drivers, it is essential to understand pedestrian crosswalk laws in Colorado.…Read More