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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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Why You Should Have a Police Report Filed After a Car Accident

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in which you are not at fault, an official police report can help you in your personal injury case. Of course, in addition to a police report, you will want to consult a qualified attorney to help you with your case. If your case goes to court, police reports often become inadmissible, …

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Sidewalk Slip and Falls: What You Need to Know

Seeking damages for an injury claim involving slip and fall is unfortunately not always as easy as it probably should be. There’s a world of complications that can be involved, from proving liability to insurance issues. The first problem you’ll face, however, is determining who is responsible in the first place. Is it a private individual? Is it a business? …

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How You can Avoid Accidents at a Street Festival

Most people don’t think about the many dangers they risk when going to a community festival. They’re largely just thinking about a fun day out with friends and family, hearing good music from local acts, looking at fantastic arts and crafts, enjoying great ethnic food and soaking up local culture. The fact is, however, that there are a lot of …

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What the Tort Auto Insurance System Means for Colorado Drivers

There are about a dozen states that currently follow the no-fault car insurance system. Colorado is among the majority of states that moved to a traditional tort-based system. In 2003, the state decided to eliminate the high premiums associated with the no-fault system, leading to less expensive coverage overall. But this switch has changed things for those who are injured …

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I Was Hit By a Driver With No Insurance, What Can I Do?

When you’ve been hit in a car accident, the most important first step is to make sure you and any other passengers are safe. Discovering that no one has been seriously injured is a huge relief, and at least the accident wasn’t your fault. You might start to assume that the other driver’s insurance will cover any damage to you …

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Whiplash: Is It Worth Filing an Injury Lawsuit?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident and are suffering from neck pains, you may have whiplash. Whiplash can often occur after fender benders or other rear-end collisions when your body is rapidly propelled forwards and your head follows just a millisecond or so behind. As a result, your neck and shoulders are suddenly jolted, leaving you with whiplash. …