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Denver Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Colorado Department of Transportation simulates motorcycle injuries when a rider doesn't wear motorcycle gear The Colorado Department of Transportation released a graphic video that depicts the injuries that a rider could expect if they are involved in a motorcycle accident without wearing any gear. In the video a rider is done up with theatrical make-up to show a few of the common injuries when someone is hurt in a motorcycle accident. The injuries portrayed in the video are shattered orbital bone, which can cause possible permanent vision impairment, severe abrasions, which can cause permanent scarring. Broken bones, severed body parts are other...

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Congratulations to the Bear Creek Mustangs little league football team

As part of his goal of giving back to the communities of Colorado Frank Azar sponsored the Bear Creek Mustangs little league football team, a team in the Bear Creek Junior Sports Association and the Jeffco Midget Football Association. In the 2012 season the Mustangs ended their year well, competing in the quarter finals of the playoffs. Please visit their Facebook page to show your support....

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Catastrophic Injuries – Traumatic Brain Injury and Military Personnel

A recent statistic has been released that an average of 22 military veterans commit suicide each day in the United States. This is a very serious issue, and a JAMA Psychiatry study that was published on May 15, 2013 has revealed that there may be a link to veterans who suffered multiple traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are more likely to commit suicide than the general population. Incurring several TBIs is a reality for combat veterans, and up until now no one was sure whether or not that contributed to the increased likelihood of suicide. Click here to read the...

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Denver Personal Injury Attorney, Frank Azar, talks about what to do in case of a slip and fall

Frank Azar explains what to do in case you are involved in a slip and fall accident Our Denver Slip and fall attorneys see accidents that cause both minor and major injuries. In an accident where someone under the age of 25 may incur only a bruise or scratch, an individual of advanced age could fall and break a hip. Injuries, such as the latter, could lead to financial disaster and dramatic changes in mobility and quality of life. Also, snow and ice are not the only reasons someone might fall. A slip and fall accident can happen any time of...

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PBS.org – Frontline Discusses Frank Azar’s Recent Trial Success over Riddell Helmet Manufacturer

More than a decade ago, the sports equipment manufacturer Riddell was developing a highly anticipated new football helmet designed to reduce players’ risk of concussions. The helmet was ambitiously called the Revolution. It would become the most widely used helmet in the NFL and earn millions in sales to players in college, high school and youth leagues. Read the Article on PBS.org – Frontline ...

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Jury Awards $7.8 million in Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Verdict

Linda Gross, a former nurse in South Dakota, was awarded $3.35 million in February in a lawsuit brought against Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Inc. Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Inc. is the manufacturer of a Transvaginal Mesh Implant that is said to have a faulty design. This faulty design has required the Ms. Gross to undergo eighteen revision surgeries in order to correct problems from the original vaginal mesh implant. Click here to read the full story ...

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Jury Awards $8.3 million in Johnson and Johnson Dupuy Verdict

In February of 2013 a Jury awarded $8.3 million in compensatory damages to a plaintiff residing in Montana. The plaintiff received an ASR™ XL hip replacement that caused injuries due to a design defect in the replacement hip. The ASR™ hip replacement, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson's DePuy, are claimed to have a defect that can cause dislocations and chronic pain, among other injuries. Click here to read the full story ...

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FDA Wins Lawsuit Against Helmet Manufacturer Riddell, Inc.

After nearly five years of litigation Franklin D. Azar and Associates has received an $11.5 million verdict for their severely injured client*. The victim, a Trinidad, Colorado resident, now 22 years old, was severely injured during a high school football practice in 2008. During a pre-season early morning football practice at Trinidad High school, the young client suffered a head injury during the “machine gun” or “flipper” drill. The injured player was not immediately taken to the hospital and, as a result, his brain continued to slowly bleed, eventually causing irreparable brain damage and leaving one side of his body partially...

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DUI Accidents & Denver Sobriety Court

When it comes to a DUI, Frank Azar will aggresively represents the victims who have been injured in an accident. In an ideal world, people would have enough sense to not get in their cars after drinking, but in reality it happens all the time, and very commonly results in a DUI accident, where an innocent bystander is injured or killed. Denver's court system has implemented a new idea for reducing the number of DUI's, and subsequently DUI Accidents in Denver. Sobriety court is an opt-in option for repeat offenders. They can choose sobriety court, rather than jail time. DUI...

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Throwing Out Wrongful Death Claims in Theater Shooting

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Hegarty said claims of Wrongful Death and Negligence, in the Aurora Century 16 theater should not be considered, and thrown out. Hegarty claims that laws in Colorado disallow victims, and their families, from filing such claims. James Holmes, suspected of the shooting, is currently in prison. Holmes, has been charged with 24 counts of first-degree murder. 12 people were killed in the shooting spree, and two counts of murder are being brought against Holmes for each victim. Judge Hegarty has only recommended the wrongful death and negligence claims be thrown out, he has not made any kind of...

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