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What Is the Average Settlement for a Semi-Truck Accident?

If you sustained injuries in an accident with a semi-truck, you could have the legal right to bring a personal injury claim for your damages. Understandably, prospective clients want to know how much compensation they can collect in a semi-truck settlement. However, every case differs, which means every settlement is unique. To learn what your case is potentially worth,...

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How Do Colorado Insurance Companies Determine a Pre-Existing Condition?

If you were in a serious car accident, you likely sustained injuries. But what happens if you have a pre-existing condition that is made worse by a car accident? The other driver’s insurance company might tell you that they will not cover your pre-existing injuries. But that is not necessarily true, at least not in Colorado. So, how do...

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How Is Totaled Car Value Calculated by the Insurance Company?

When you’re in a car accident, your insurance company may declare your vehicle a total loss. The insurance adjuster must determine whether it makes financial sense to repair your vehicle or not. If repair costs exceed the value, the adjuster will likely issue a check for the total loss of your vehicle. Before accepting a settlement, you might want...

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5 Tips to Negotiate a Better Settlement on Your Car’s Value

Negotiating a car accident injury claim with the liable party’s insurance company can become frustrating quickly. Some people do not realize they may have the right to negotiate their property damage. Negotiating with the insurance company is especially important in a total loss car accident settlement. It doesn’t matter if you present a collision claim under your own insurance...

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Bicycle Accident–What to Do if You Are Hit by a Car

The steps you take after a bike collision are important and can impact your personal injury claim. A cycling accident is traumatic, especially if you sustained injuries because of the negligent driver’s actions. Unfortunately, not all motorists stop after striking a bicycle. A hit-and-run bicycle accident will only add to your stress. Contact a Colorado bike accident lawyer at...

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Who Has the Right of Way – Bicycle or Car?

Whether you are driving a car or riding a bicycle, you must follow the rules of the road. Understandably, one of the most common questions is, Do bicyclists have the right of way? Motorists and bicyclists have the same responsibilities and rights when using the road in most situations. Who has the right of way in a car and...

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How to Report a Drunk Driver in Colorado

If you report a drunk driver in Colorado, you might save several lives. Even though an intoxicated driver might be furious with you for reporting them, their life might be one you help to save. Never hesitate to report someone you believe might be driving while intoxicated in Colorado.  Colorado Drunk Driving Statistics Following are some recent Colorado DUI...

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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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