Important Steps After a Car Accident
After a serious car or truck accident, you are likely in shock from the situation and in pain from your injuries. You probably don’t feel like answering questions from insurance companies or filling out insurance forms. That's where an experienced personal injury attorney can step in and take some of this off your back.
What Are the Appropriate Staffing Levels in Nursing Homes?
Many nursing homes and adult care facilities in the United States are short-staffed. According to data from the Payroll-Based Journal, nearly 75% of nursing homes did not meet the expected registered nurse staffing levels recommended by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2017 and 2018.
Don’t Settle for Insurance Company’s First Offer
Picture this. You’re just a couple of days removed from an auto accident in which you suffered serious injuries. You’re at home resting and the phone rings. On the other end is an insurance adjuster from the other driver’s insurance company. What should you do?
I Slipped and Fell in the Store. Who's Responsible?
According to the National Flooring Safety Institute (NFSI), every year, slip and fall accidents account for about one million emergency room visits in the United States. Under Colorado law, store owners have the responsibility to keep their store's premises reasonably clean and safe.
I Was Attacked by A Dog. Now What?
The City of Denver is one of the few areas in Colorado that tallies and releases data on dog bite incidents. The latest statistics show that there were 704 dog bite incidents in 2017, 495 dog bite incidents in 2018, and 518 dog bite incidents in 2019, culminating in a three year total of over 1,700 dog bite incidents.
Distracted Driving Laws in Colorado
In Colorado, 40 vehicular accidents occur every day because of distracted driving. In the latest statistics published by the Colorado Department of Transportation for 2018, there were 15,289 highway accidents attributed to distracted driving, with 59 deaths resulting. Despite these shocking statistics, nearly 85 percent of Coloradans to this day still admit to being guilty of distracted driving every single day.
When Should You File a Personal Injury Claim?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), about 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2018. Fortunately, personal injury and workers' compensation laws exist to compensate employees when work-related injuries and other forms of accidents occur.