Why Are Lawsuits so Expensive?!?
Lawsuits can feel like a significant financial burden for many individuals. However, there are ways to mitigate the costs of lawsuits and protect yourself from potential financial ruin. Before anything, it is important to fully understand your rights and obligations.
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Car Accident Claim?
At Gama Law Firm, we understand that one of the most pressing questions after a car accident is, "how long will it take to settle my claim?" It's a valid question, and while the answer definitely varies, we're here to give you an overview of the process and timeline forecasts based on our experiences as Colorado car accident lawyers.
What You Need to Know About Towing & Rental Car Charges After a Crash
We know the shock and bewilderment that hits you after being involved in a car crash. It's a whirlwind of emotions and logistical nightmares - dealing with your wrecked vehicle, navigating towing charges, and grappling with rental car costs can feel like an uphill battle. We're here to tell you that you're not alone.
What Are the Responsibilities of a Boat Operator in a Boating Accident?
Boating, whether it's for recreational or commercial purposes, is not only about the thrill and freedom that comes with it. It's also about the huge responsibility of caring for everyone's safety. As the operator of a boat, you're entrusted with the safety of our passengers, other boaters, and the property that surrounds the water you're on.
Average Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident
Riding a motorcycle can bring a great feeling of freedom, but let’s face it – a motorcycle is hardly a match for a vehicle weighing 3,000 pounds or more if the two collide. From the motorist’s perspective, it is often difficult to see a motorcycle approaching your vehicle because it may get caught in a blind spot.
Who Pays My Medical Bills After an Accident?
If you set out on a fine morning to go shopping, travel to work, or venture out to visit friends or family, and you are involved in a car accident because of someone else’s negligence, you have every right to file a claim against that person’s auto insurance or even file a personal injury lawsuit.
I Was Involved in a Hit and Run. Do I Still Have a Case?
A hit-and-run accident occurs when a driver causes a traffic crash and then flees the accident scene without reporting to the police or providing any help to the victim. According to statistics from the Colorado State Patrol, about 2,700 hit-and-run crashes were investigated by the CSP in 2022.
Next Steps After an Accident
No one expects traffic accidents and resulting injuries to happen to them — until they do. According to National Safety Council estimates, there were 13.2 million documented traffic accidents in the United States in 2021, resulting in 3.7 million medically consulted injuries.
The Dos and Don’ts of Pursuing Medical Malpractice Claims
Medical malpractice claims are among the most difficult cases for plaintiffs to prove. In Colorado, more than $33.7 million was paid out in claims in 2022. Although this sounds like a substantial sum of money, more defendants prevail at trial than plaintiffs who file cases against them.