Personal Injury | Tenge Law Firm Blog
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 or systemic damage, whether through disease or genetics, that affect this frame: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscle. A broken bone may not seem that bad, but it can be terrible for you in the wrong situation. Untreated fractures and open wounds can lead to infection, compartment syndrome, and worse.
In short, these are serious injuries, and they need to be taken seriously. Especially by the people whose negligent actions caused them.
If you have been injured and believe someone else is to blame, you may wonder whether you have a personal injury case.
Your civil claim, to be successful, must have several elements. Colorado law makes it possible to seek compensation for accident-related expenses, but if you are partially responsible for what occurred, resolving your case can be more complicated – which is why you need a strong attorney on your side.
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At Tenge Law Firm, LLC, clients often ask us “What kind of personal injuries do you handle?” The short answer is, “all of them,” but we recognize that’s not necessarily helpful for people seeking advice about how to recover compensation after an unexpected injury turns their lives upside down. Below, we outline the broad categories of personal injury our clients often contend with after an accident.
Experienced Accident Injury Law Firm in Colorado
At the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, we understand how life-altering a traumatic accident can be. Injuries leave victims in pain and upend their lives, often making it impossible for them to return to work. Add in emotional distress, and a reduced quality of life, and personal injury victims suffer from enormous economic and non-economic losses.
Recovering from an injury can be a painstaking process especially for people who are very active day in and day out. What’s really bad about it is the amount of time that you have spend not being able to do what you’re used to until you fully recover.
Updated on May 23, 2019.
How can the suffering that you experience from an injury ever truly be quantified? How can a dollar amount ever be set for the pain that you have gone through? These are the questions that injured parties, insurance companies, and attorneys must struggle with when trying to ascertain how much you deserve to get paid.
Updated on May 23, 2019.
You just received the letter in the mail. The insurance company is denying your claim for long-term disability benefits. You are frustrated and upset. The injury was not your fault, and you have done everything that the insurance company has asked you to do. You have been going to therapy and following all the instructions your doctors and the specialists have given you for dealing with the pain, yet you are still unable to perform your job duties.
Jury duty has recently been featured in many tabloids and magazines after a judge excused Taylor Swift, though the reason was not her celebrity status or busy schedule, but rather that she has a pending civil assault case that could influence her frame of mind.
Most people would rather not be called for jury duty but when that letter comes in the mail, it is your responsibility to respond.
Judgment by peers is the concept behind jury duty and this system has been in place since the creation of the United States Constitution. Thus, participation should be seen not as an interruption in one’s routine but a display of civic duty and the opportunity to ensure that an accused person and the accuser get justice from an impartial group of private individuals.
Updated May 23, 2019.
Most of the civil cases in the United States have to do with personal injury. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the country has an average of 6 million car accidents a year, which does not include 125,000 collisions involving other vehicles, 5,000 deaths from road accidents, and 1.5 million medical malpractice cases every year.
How do you get a better than fair chance of winning your personal injury case? Here are 15 strategies to consider:
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