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Has Marijuana Legalization Caused More Auto Accidents In Colorado?

Proponents of legalized marijuana talk about how the increased revenue has helped the State of Colorado. Of course, that’s a wonderful thing. More money for schools, mental health, and to help the homeless is certainly something to be admired. Yet, marijuana is a substance that can cause intoxication. Has the legalization of marijuana caused more auto accidents in Colorado? Regardless …

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Information About Car Accidents And Cell Phones

When you go for a drive, you want to know that you’re going to be safe from the moment you pull out of your driveway to the moment you return home. Unfortunately, there is a big issue that may be putting your safety at risk: cell phones. Thousands of motorists use their cell phone on the road every day, and …

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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, …