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Signs of a Concussion After a Car Accident in Colorado

Hitting your head in a car accident, which is a very common occurrence, can cause a concussion to occur. A concussion, which is a form of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), is simply a head injury that affects brain function. The harsh reality of a concussion is that symptoms might not appear right away. That is exactly why you need...

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If I am Involved in a Car Accident in Colorado, Can I Sue?

Yes, you can sue if you are involved in a car accident in Colorado. The real question, however, is whether you can win. Even if you can win a lawsuit, it might make more sense to settle your claim outside of court without ever suing. It all depends on the circumstances. Whiplash is one of the most commonly litigated...

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Colorado Trailer Towing Laws

It is more difficult to drive a vehicle towing a trailer than to drive an ordinary vehicle such as a sedan. Because of this danger, drivers must be specially trained to drive while towing trailers. Additionally, drivers must observe certain safety precautions. If they fail to observe these precautions and cause an accident that injures you, you probably have...

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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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