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Two Killed in Train/Automobile Accident In Colorado

A freight train struck a vehicle, killing both passengers in the Pueblo, Colorado, area on May 15, 2018. The freight train was traveling around 40 mph when it crashed into the car on its side. While the identities of those inside have not yet been released, the Douglas County Sheriff confirmed that the occupants are deceased. While the Santa Fe …

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Important Facts About the “Damages and Compensation Formula”

Fighting a personal injury lawsuit can be stressful, scary and confusing for just about anyone not experienced in the processes and procedures involved. It gets even worse when you’re faced with terms like, “damages and compensation formula.” All you want is to get compensated for the accident that’s caused you harm, so you can keep your life together and recover …

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Will My Injury Lawsuit Go to Court?

When people think about injury lawsuits, they have nightmares about long court cases building on the stress and pain they’re already facing. They wonder if that’s their only option, especially when the insurance company tries to challenge their claim and refuse payment. In general, the good news is that for the most part these cases never go to court, nor …

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Semi Truck Accidents: How Fault is Determined

The damages from accidents involving big rigs are often utterly catastrophic. The reasons for this probably aren’t surprising: large trucks have a great deal more mass, bulk and size, and thus are capable of doing a lot more harm than smaller cars. What’s worse is that the numbers of truck accidents seem to be increasing, rather than decreasing, and many …

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What to Do If You’re Hurt on a Construction Site

Construction sites are dangerous places to be, both in terms of work and for passers-by. Often times there’s not enough room kept for a safe perimeter, and a minor errors by the crew can result in serious accidents and major injuries to people walking through. Accidents related to construction sites can be devastating both to the victims and their families, …

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What to Do If You’re in a Scaffolding Accident

Working in the construction industry is full of dangers. In fact, this career carries more of a chance of death or serious injury than almost any other in the United States. Among the leading causes of major injury and death are falling accidents, many of which occur from scaffolding. In general, accidents at the workplace are covered by workers’ compensation, …

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What You Should Know About Road Construction Accidents

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that construction zones are dangerous. In fact, the risk for accidents is so heightened in these areas that the government and most states have passed special laws for people driving through construction zones. But what about when the construction company is responsible for the accident? In such a case, the construction company, or even …