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.
Filing a Personal Injury Claim vs. Filing a Lawsuit: What Should You Do?
The term, lawsuit, is one of the most misunderstood words in the legal field. People often confuse lawsuits with claims, thinking that they are the same. However, it is important to make the distinction between filing a personal injury claim and filing a lawsuit that ends up in court.
Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury: What’s the Difference?
An employee who is injured on the job may not receive the compensation they deserve because they are unaware of their legal options. In most cases, a worker will fill out an accident report, submit the paperwork, and draw workers’ compensation.
Legal & Medical Steps to Take Following a Traumatic Brain Injury
If you, your spouse, or a family member has been in an accident and suffered a head injury, we will like you to know that you are not alone. Also, we understand that such traumatic brain injuries can have a significant impact on your financial and mental health.
How to File a Personal Injury Claim in Colorado
One of life’s most painful and frightening experiences is getting involved in an accident. The entire experience can become even more stressful if the accident results in a personal injury that could affect your ability to work and accomplish essential day-to-day activities.