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Colorado Named One Of The Most Dangerous States For Truck Driving

Were You Injured in an Accident Involving a Semi-Truck? Contact Our Colorado Springs Truck Accident Lawyers According to American Trucking Associations (ATA), “Trucks move roughly 71% of the nation’s freight by weight.” Semi-trucks are an essential asset to our economy because they help keep it operating by moving consumer goods and other products. However, these trucks have also caused life-altering …

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Colorado Vehicle Accident Report: January 2019

Throughout the month of January, Colorado residents experienced multiple collisions. Motor vehicle accidents have caused heartbreak and sorrow for many families due to life-changing injuries and/or the death of loved ones. In order to bring awareness of the dangers of driving to our community, we believe it’s important to share some of the accidents that recently occurred. If you or …

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Colorado Vehicle Accident Report: December 2018

According to Driver Knowledge, “Around 2 million drivers in car accidents experience permanent injuries every year.” Motor vehicle accidents have taken countless lives and left innocent people with permanent injuries. In Pueblo, Colorado, it’s essential to know about the collisions that occur within the community to ensure you use extra caution in potentially dangerous areas. If you or a loved …

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Will Having Surgery Increase My Personal Injury Settlement Amount?

Need Help Filing Your Injury Claim? Contact Our Pueblo Personal Injury Lawyers Today   Suffering an injury due to someone else’s careless actions can greatly impact an individual’s life. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that there were, “92.2 million visits to physician offices for injuries in 2016.” This statistic shows that injuries happen more often than …

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What Are The Stages Of A Truck Accident Lawsuit?

By: Peter N. Davis, Esq., Peter N. Davis & Associates Truck accidents are absolutely devastating. When a semi-truck has a fully loaded trailer, it can weigh up to 85,000 pounds. A passenger vehicle generally weighs only around 5,000 pounds. These accidents can cause permanent, serious damage and even death. If you’re thinking about hiring a truck accident attorney to help …

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Two Colorado Companies Cited By U.S. Department Of Labor Following Fatal Fire

By: Mitch Grissim, Esq., Mitch Grissim & Associates The U.S. Department of Labor cited DCP Midstream LP and Complete Energy Service Inc. for multiple infractions after two employees died from burns suffered from a gas pipeline fire in Weld County. The men were clearing a blockage in a pipeline when the fire occurred, and the deaths could have been prevented. …

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The Most Common Truck Accident Causes

Author: Blaine Barrilleaux, Esq. Truck accidents account for a very small portion of the total motor vehicle accidents on the highway—only around 3%, in fact. However, they’re also growing by about 1% every year. That means there are 20% more truck accidents now than there were 20 years ago. Over 140,000 people are seriously injured across the country in these …