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The Three Kinds of Distracted Drivers in Colorado

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, putting everyone on the road at risk for severe injury or even death. Sadly, despite this risk, many drivers still allow themselves to become distracted from the traffic around them. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are three kinds of distraction that drivers allow to divert their...

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Why Do Rideshare Accidents Happen in Colorado?

Rideshare companies, such as Lyft and Uber, have taken the country by storm over the past decade. Many people have gotten used to being able to push a button on their phones and get a ride, and many others have enjoyed the chance to work as drivers, making a little extra money on the side without having to go...

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When Trucking Companies Try to Lowball You in Colorado

A truck vs. car collision is a tragedy. People can, and often do, lose their lives and loved ones to negligent truckers and their companies. Even worse, many of these trucking companies go out of their way to make sure that the people they victimized get as little compensation as possible. Knowing the most common tricks used by these...

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Who Is Liable for Your Fixed-Object Collision in Colorado?

Not all motor vehicle collisions involve two or more vehicles. Some are single-vehicle accidents in which a driver collides with a fixed object. Serious or fatal injuries can occur when a vehicle strikes a tree, a guardrail, construction equipment, or fallen cargo in the road. Motorcyclists and bicyclists are often injured in dooring accidents, when a driver opens a...

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Do Hands-Free Devices Actually Improve Driver Safety in Colorado?

Talking hands-free while driving may be better than using a hand-held device, but it is not risk-free by any means. Telephone conversations can be deadly distractions for drivers, whether or not those drivers are using their hands. To avoid distracted driving, it is necessary to be not just hands-free but entirely phone-free, as stated by the National Safety Council...

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Where Are Pedestrians Most at Risk in Colorado?

As children, we are always taught to check both sides of the road before crossing, but sometimes that simply doesn’t matter. Car drivers have a duty of care towards those on the road, whether they be in another vehicle or on foot. But the sad fact of the world is that there are many drivers who simply do not...

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Rear-End Collisions in CO Are More Dangerous Than You Think

When most people picture a rear-end collision, they imagine a fender bender. These accidents can potentially cause some minor dents, but nothing more serious than that, or so people think. However, the truth is, rear-end collisions are among the most dangerous kinds of accidents. Not only can they result in a multi-car collision, but they can also cause severe...

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Premises Liability and Gyms: What Are Your Rights in Colorado?

When you go to the gym, you do so with the understanding that the facility is properly managed and all equipment is safe to use. However, weights and dumbbells could easily break a bone, treadmills can send you flying backward, and any equipment left out on the floor can be a tripping hazard. Sadly, many gyms hide behind liability...

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Knowing Your Worth and Getting the Compensation You Deserve in Colorado

Insurance adjusters may be friendly, but if you are filing a personal injury claim, these people are not your friends. The insurer should pay the amount you need to cover medical bills, property damages, and loss of wages due to your accident, but that isn’t how things work in the real world. An insurance adjuster works to ensure their...

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Identifying a Drunk Driver in Colorado: Keep Yourself Safe

People drink alcohol to celebrate, spend time with friends, or relax from work. Unfortunately, people also drink and drive. According to the National Highway Safety Administration, someone is injured in a drunk driving crash every two minutes in the United States. While those numbers are staggering, that same administration reported that one person is killed every fifty minutes by...

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