Product Defects in Automobiles Can Destroy Your Life

December 9th, 2014

Product defects in automobiles can lead to serious injuries, which can affect every aspect of a person’s life—as well as the lives of family members. Consumers want to believe that all parts of their vehicle are manufactured to be safe and efficient, and rarely imagine these parts and products could leave them injured, impaired, and unable to work. The root of the problem could be a design flaw, a manufacturing defect or lack of safety warnings, and any or all of these things could be considered negligence on the part of the designer, manufacturer, distributor or retailer. Read the rest of this entry »

Lawsuits Involving Defective Motorcycle Equipment

November 24th, 2014

motorcycleA significant number of motorcycle accidents are the result of defective motorcycle equipment. In far too many cases, a police report will put the blame for an accident on the motorcyclist rather than a defectively designed or manufactured motorcycle. Some of the most common types of defective motorcycle claims involve: Read the rest of this entry »

Surgeons are Most Likely Professionals to Cause Car Accidents

October 22nd, 2014

trafficAccording to an analysis of 2 million insurance claims, surgeons and general practitioners are tops on the list of drivers most likely to cause a car accident. In fact, the top ten list of most accident-prone drivers includes an alarming number of healthcare professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

Who is Liable in After a Motorcycle Accident?

July 25th, 2014

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Receiving an injury in a motorcycle accident can be a major disruption to your daily routine and your entire lifestyle. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you are, no doubt, curious about the value of your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. The truth is, it is nearly impossible to say for certain, due to the number and case-specificity of factors involved in determining such a figure. That being said, this article attempts to outline the primary aspects that affect the value of a motorcycle accident case. Read the rest of this entry »

Motorcycle Accidents Frequently Result in TBI

June 4th, 2014

motorcycleThe majority of motorcycle accident fatalities occur because of head injury, yet the state of Colorado only requires that drivers and passengers under the age of 18 wear a DOT approved helmet. Regardless of the law, all Colorado motorcyclists should wear a helmet. Why? By wearing a helmet, you drastically lower your chances of severe injury and/or death. In fact, in 2011, the NHTSA estimated that motorcycle helmets saved over 1600 lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Shhh! You’re Being Watched (How Personal Surveillance Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim)

May 19th, 2014

car-accident-contactOnce you file a personal injury claim in Colorado, the defense will begin their task of fighting it. Whether it’s the insurance company or a private defense lawyer, the defense will look to find any evidence that will help reduce their liability—and ultimately your compensation. As long as you are in a public setting, you can believe that you are being watched—and watched closely. Read the rest of this entry »

Excessive Speed and Head-on Collisions in Colorado

April 29th, 2014

front-end wreckExcessive speed may have played a role in a head-on collision, which lead to the death of 2 men. Ryan Gorter, 28, of Boulder, was riding a motorcycle westbound on Larimer Country Road 38E when he crashed head-on with another motorcycle driven by Rick Ross, of Loveland. The head-on collision caused both riders to be thrown from their motorcycles. Ryan Gorter died at the scene of the accident and Rick Ross was taken to a nearby hospital where he later passed away. Read the rest of this entry »

Allstate and Insurance Disputes

March 21st, 2014

Insurance disputesIf you are a member of Allstate, you may believe that you are protected by one of the nation’s largest insurance companies. After all, their slogan promises: “You are in good hands with Allstate”. Yet after a tragic accident, nothing could be farther from the truth. Allstate’s policy is to protect their shareholders—not their policyholders and they go to extraordinary lengths to do so. Read the rest of this entry »

Marijuana DUI Accidents on the Rise in Colorado

February 28th, 2014

Pueblo DUI car accident attorneyOn January 11th, 23-year-old Keith Kilbey crashed his car into two Colorado state troopers who were investigating a reported accident in the area. The two officers had parked their cars in the left lane on an exit ramp and were investigating a nearby accident when Kilbey smashed into their police cars. Luckily, the two officers were not in their vehicles at the time of the accident. Read the rest of this entry »

Use Extra Caution When Driving in Winter Weather

January 24th, 2014

trafficThis winter has already been brutal, and Colorado has seen plenty of snow, ice, and freezing rain. This wintery weather mix can be particularly dangerous for anyone who needs to drive on Colorado roads. While the best way to avoid catastrophic and deadly Colorado car accidents is to stay indoors during bad weather, there are times when individuals are forced to hit the roads. If you are driving in winter weather this season, here are several important safety tips to keep in mind. Read the rest of this entry »