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Drunk Driving Accidents: When a Pedestrian is Injured

It’s an understatement to call a car accident “traumatic.” It’s bad enough when two vehicles wreck, but when the victim of such a crash is a pedestrian, the damage is truly catastrophic. After all, there’s no walls or doors to protect you from a 2,000-lb impact at high speeds. If the driver is drunk, the emotions that follow go beyond …

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner! Arguably one of the most entertaining days of the year, this holiday is a great opportunity for you to make plenty of wonderful memories with your family and friends. However, this special time can quickly turn into a nightmare if you do not take the proper safety precautions. No parent thinks that their child …

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What To Do If You’re Involved in a Hit and Run Car Accident

A “hit and run” is defined by the involvement in an automobile accident and leaving the scene before identifying oneself or leaving the others involved stranded. The accident may include any collision with another car, a pedestrian, a stationary object and, in some states, an animal. If you believe you are involved in a hit and run car accident, a …

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Things Pedestrians Should Never Assume

Late on April 18, a 26-year-old man was struck by a vehicle, suffering non-life threatening injuries. Because the man had crossed the street in the middle of the road, rather than at a crosswalk, the pedestrian was cited. As a pedestrian, you need to be careful when crossing the street, and there are certain things you should never assume. Never …

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Pedestrian Safety Advice From Our Personal Injury Attorneys

In an April 3 pedestrian death near the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, the pedestrian, rather than the driver, may have been at fault. The man tried to cross in the middle of the road, and the driver said she did not see the man. People sometimes assume the driver is at fault when a pedestrian is hit on …

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Avoid a Pedestrian Death Repeat of 2015

According to data recently released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there was a 10 percent increase in pedestrian-related deaths nationwide from 2014 to 2015. Sadly, there were 65 pedestrian deaths statewide in 2015, nine of which were in Colorado Springs. So far, there have already been two pedestrian deaths in 2016 in Colorado Springs. Fortunately, there are several …

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Colorado Springs Attorneys Discuss Serious Pedestrian Accident

At about 8 a.m. on August 26, dispatchers sent officers to the scene of an accident in the 3200 block of East Platte Avenue, according to a Colorado Springs police report. Pedestrian Struck While in Cross Walk According to the report, a 78-year-old male motorist was driving a gray sedan when the vehicle reportedly struck a 67-year-old female pedestrian. Police …