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Denver Mayor Vetoes Pit Bull Ban

After a 30-year ban, it seemed as though pit bulls would once again be allowed on the streets of Denver. In February 2020, the City Council voted seven to four to amend the code banning pit bulls entirely. However, Mayor Hancock took a stand against the movement, and vetoed the ban repeal.

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How Is a Broken Bone Treated in Colorado?

Motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, and construction accidents can all cause broken bones. Fractures occur when the force of impact against the body is stronger than the bone can withstand. There are many different types of fractures, and treatment will depend on the type, location, and alignment of the fracture.

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What Is the Most Dangerous Day of the Year in Colorado?

January 9 is the most dangerous day of the year for Colorado workers, according to a new study from Pinnacol Assurance. Pinnacol’s research has shown that this is the one day of the year with a particularly large number of workers’ compensation claims for weather-related injuries. This comes from data collected and analyzed by Pinnacol over the past five...

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How Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Work in Colorado?

If you have been injured due to the actions of another person, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for compensation. So, how does a personal injury lawsuit work in Colorado? The process you go through will depend on the nature and extent of your injuries, the type of claim you have, and the specifics of...

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The Lowdown on Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Peripheral nerve injury can cause pain, weakness, and numbness, usually in the hands or feet. It affects nerves in the body lying outside of the brain and spinal cord. These nerves are responsible for movement and sensation, as well as function of the glands and organs.

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How Will Colorado’s Status As the 2nd Best Place to Live Affect Traffic?

Colorado has been elevated to the second best place to live in the U.S., according to a survey published on 24/7 WallSt. This study showed that Colorado residents are likely to live longer, have healthier lives and enjoy a better quality of life. Our population is rapidly increasing, which may have its benefits, but it also means more traffic...

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Get Ready For The 2020 Your Time to Climb Scholarship

Setting personal challenges and chasing after them is one of the most fulfilling aspects of life. Whether or not you cross the finish line, the willingness and the drive to succeed has a more lasting impact on your life than success ever could.

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What Is an Orthopedic Injury?

Structurally, our skeletons define us in a way that is both good and bad. Childbirth is harder with narrow, upright hips, but being able to use our arms has essentially allowed us to develop civilization. Bones are the body’s framework, joints and connective tissue hold them in place, and muscles allow the parts to move. Orthopedic injuries are trauma...

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Colorado Drunk Driving Victims Deserve Justice

Responsibility is a heady thing. You’re given the freedom to make choices, but if you choose wrong, you must accept the consequences. We wish that every person who has been slapped with a DUI immediately realized what they were doing was dangerous and made a change. But many don’t, and for some people, the very first time they choose...

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Is Denver’s Freeze Here Yet?

Colorado’s Eastern Plains experienced the first frost of the season on October 3rd, though the Front Range avoided the freezing drop (thanks to a stratus cloud cover). CBS Denver tells us that the average “first freeze” in Denver occurs on October 7th, thought the earliest freeze on record came September 8, 1962; the latest freeze came November 15, 1944....

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