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What Is a Demand Letter?

A demand letter is a letter that you send to the party who is liable for your personal injury (typically the at-fault party). Its purpose is to inform the defendant of the details of your claim and to pave the way for a possible out-of-court settlement. It can also be useful if your claim ends up at trial. You...

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What is Colorado’s “Move Over” Law?

With the goal of increasing the safety of law enforcement, the legislature passed a “move over” law in Colorado. Colorado’s move over law is a statute that requires drivers to move to another lane or slow down when passing a stationary emergency vehicle, tow vehicle, or public utility vehicle that is on or near the roadway with its lights...

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Bicycle Laws in Colorado – Know Your Rights

Though riding a bicycle has a number of benefits, it also holds various risks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 846 cyclists died in car accidents in the United States in 2019. The small size and lack of protection put bicyclists at a higher risk of suffering severe injuries during an accident. Still, bicyclists must follow traffic...

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How to Respond to a Low Settlement Offer in Colorado

These days, a vast majority of legal disputes will settle before ever reaching trial. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean that you should just accept any settlement offer you receive.  In fact, in the context of personal injury lawsuits where insurance is involved, the first offer presented by the insurance company will often be a low offer that is significantly less...

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What You Need to Know About Colorado Diminished Value Claims

A car accident can result in a number of different issues for the parties involved. You could suffer injuries that need time to heal and require costly medical treatments, or you could need your vehicle repaired. But if you need to get your damaged car repaired, keep in mind that even after full repairs, involvement in a car accident...

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Government Liability Accidents in Boulder, CO

When a vehicle accident occurs in Colorado, the negligent driver may be liable for damages. In a dog bite accident, the owner may be liable for damages. However, when the state, county, or city government causes harm through their negligence (or the negligence of their employees), compensation may be limited by the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act.  If you have...

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Different Examples of Personal Injury Cases: Do You Qualify?

Personal injury cases arise when one person suffers an injury or damage due to the negligent, careless, or intentional act of another person or entity. There are many types of personal injury cases, most of which center around the presence of negligence.  When one party owes a duty of care to another party and breaches that duty, they are...

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Will I Have to Go to Court for a Car Accident Settlement in Boulder?

The thought of filing a lawsuit after you have been injured in a car accident can seem overwhelming. It may ease some of your worries to have a better understanding of your options and when to consider going to court for a car accident settlement. If you have questions about a possible claim, contact the personal injury team at Tenge Law Firm today....

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How to Report a Drunk Driver in Colorado

Seeing a vehicle swerving on the road and heading in your direction frightens all drivers. You immediately wonder if the driver is impaired. Drunk drivers kill more than 10,000 people annually in the United States. Each state has its own set of consequences for driving impaired. If you have been injured by a drunk driver or even if you...

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How to Include Negligence in Your Personal Injury Claim?

If you were harmed because of the negligence, carelessness, or intentional action of another person or company, you may have a personal injury claim. Negligence is the primary cause of action for personal injury claims whether your injury was caused by a car accident, premise liability, workplace accident, medical malpractice, or product liability.  If you have questions about a...

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