For parents, the statistics are frightening -- car accidents are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. In 2016, 2,433 teens in the United States were killed and 292,742 more were treated in emergency rooms for injuries due to car accidents. This translates into six deaths and hundreds of injuries per day. During the [...]
It’s winter in Colorado. If you are a property owner, you probably know you are responsible for clearing your driveway and sidewalk within 24 hours following a snowstorm. You may also know that snow must be placed on your own property, not the street, and that if you have property near a crosswalk, entrance way, [...]
If you live in Colorado, you’ve seen them-- the spandex-clad champions of mountain highways, pedaling past stalled traffic on Interstate 40, the intrepid e-bicyclists of Denver, or the suburban riders coasting past with ding of a bell or an insistent “On your left!” Bikers. “Cyclists,” if you prefer. If you are one, we salute you. [...]
As the fall season advances, the days grow shorter and shorter. For many, this means driving to work in the dark, and for some even driving home after dusk. Nighttime driving presents an additional set of challenges. According to the National Safety Council, the risk of death in an auto accident is three times higher [...]
Abuse of social media is nothing new. From cases of doxing, (sharing private information on the internet) to online bullying, internet trolls have made it their mission to harm others online. Unfortunately, abusing social media is no longer just in the realm of hackers and internet trolls. Our Denver nursing home abuse lawyer is sad [...]
With Autumn upon us in Colorado, snowy weather isn't far behind. Take our quiz to see if you are prepared for winter weather driving.
A recent report from AAA highlights a surprisingly deadly problem on American roadways—road debris. The report, entitled The Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Road Debris, United States, 2011-2014, warns of the serious dangers posed by drivers who do not properly secure their load and the debris that can accumulate on highways as a result. [...]
The dangers of large trucks are well established. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports nearly four thousand fatalities due to accidents involving large trucks in 2014 alone, with an additional 110,000 people injured. In the same year, nearly half a million accidents were reported that involved a large truck. Although not all accidents [...]
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With traffic fatalities on the rise this year, the National Safety Councils is predicting that this Labor Day Weekend will be the deadliest on record since 2009. An estimated 438 people will die in traffic crashes from September 2 though Labor Day, September 5. That’s more people than a typical 747 airplane holds. This year [...]