Available 24/7

Seven Days A Week

720.372.2824

Call Us For A Free Consultation

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn

 

Blog/News

High moral and ethics standards.
FDAzar > Blog/News (Page 21)

What is Negligence?

Negligence is a critical component of a personal injury lawsuit. In order for the plaintiff to receive compensation for damages, the plaintiff and his or her attorney must establish negligence on the part of the defendant. Therefore, a basic understanding of the concept of negligence is important to anyone who has sustained a personal injury as a result of an auto accident, pedestrian accident, workplace accident, slip-and-fall accident, medical malpractice, or other accident.In a personal injury lawsuit, a person or business can be held liable for injuries sustained by the plaintiff under the legal concept of negligence. ...

Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions: Colorado Class Action Lawsuits

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?A class action lawsuit is one in which a group of people with the same or similar injuries sues a defendant as a group. Each group member is then eligible to receive a portion of the total compensation (if any) from the outcome of the case. This has several advantages to group members. A class action allows for legal action that might otherwise be impractical for individuals to undertake themselves. Class action participants often suffer injuries that may not be severe or expensive enough to justify...

Continue reading

What if I’m Injured in a Pedestrian Accident in Colorado?

Every year, thousands of people die in pedestrian accidents, and tens of thousands are injured. Pedestrian accidents can be accidents in which a pedestrian is killed or injured by a vehicle or non-vehicular: the result of poor property maintenance, sidewalk or parking lot defects, or construction or other debris. Pedestrians injured as a result of someone else's negligence may be entitled to recover damages for their injuries.Negligence means the failure to do (or not do) something that a reasonable person in similar circumstances would have done to protect others from foreseeable risks. In a pedestrian accident, the...

Continue reading

What to Do if Involved in a Colorado Motorcycle Accident

Statistics show that motorcyclists are about 26 times more likely to die in auto injury accident, and 5 times more likely to be seriously injured. Motorcycles lack crashworthiness and substantial barriers for occupant protection, and are much lighter and much less stable than a typical automobile. Due to the much greater potential for death or serious injury associated with a motorcycle accident, motorcycle riders must be more protective of their own safety and more aware of their legal rights and options than other motorists. How are Motorcycle Accidents Different?In addition to the much greater potential for serious injury...

Continue reading

Commercial Truck Accidents: What you Need to Know

An automobile accident involving a commercial truck, such an 18-wheeler, and a passenger vehicle can be much, much worse than a typical auto accident. A fully loaded semi truck can weigh 80,000 lbs. The average passenger vehicle weighs about 3,000 pounds. The basic laws of physics say that an accident between two vehicles with such a tremendous size disparity is going result in more serious and fatal injuries. The danger from the size disparity in commercial truck accidents can be compounded by the kind of cargo the truck is carrying. Some commercial trucks carry flammable or otherwise dangerous materials that...

Continue reading

What if I’ve been Injured by Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider, typically a doctor, a hospital, or a pharmacist deviates, by act or omission, from accepted standards of care in the medical field, and it results in the injury or death of a patient. In Colorado, an injured patient is eligible to receive compensation if he can establish negligence on the part the health care provider.In order to establish negligence, the patient (and his personal injury attorney) must show four things. First, that the health care provider had a duty of care, or legal obligation to the patient. Second, that...

Continue reading

Checklist: Personal Injury Damages

If you've suffered a personal injury, you know that the impact on you and your family can be far-reaching and devastating. Medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, permanent disabilities and disfigurement, and emotional damages are only a few of the ways an injury can affect your life. However, many people are unaware of the extent of the damages that they are eligible to recover when they have suffered a personal injury. If you've been injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, bicycle accident, accident at work, slip-and-fall accident, as a result of medical malpractice, or...

Continue reading

What is Product Liability?

Product Liability is the legal responsibility of product manufacturers, distributors, retailers and others who make defective products to compensate for any damages that they have caused. If one of these defective products results in a personal injury or causes other damages to a consumer, the consumer (or consumers working together in a class action law suit) are eligible for recovery from the manufacturer or others.There are three main types of product liability claims. Manufacturing Defects -- A manufacturing defect is a product defect that occurs in the manufacturing process. It typically involves poor-quality materials or bad workmanship....

Continue reading

Workplace Injuries in Colorado: What You Need to Know.

If you are a Colorado resident and were injured on the job, there are a few important things to do as you begin the recovery process. The following is a brief summary of the initial steps you need to take, in addition to some answers to the more commonly asked workplace injury questions.If you get hurt on the job, you should take the following steps immediately:1) Get first aid and seek medical attention if necessary.2) Provide written notice of your injury to your employer. You must do this with in four days of being injured. ...

Continue reading

Injured? What Information will your personal injury attorney need?

If you've suffered an injury in a car, motorcycle, bike or pedestrian accident or were injured at work, obtaining legal representation is very important due to the complexity of the issues involved, the likelihood that the responsible party will refuse to accept liability, and the difficulties in obtaining medical care before legal liability has been established against the responsible party. What are some of the more typical kinds of accidents in a Colorado personal injury case? Slip-and-Fall Accidents. Accidents arising from dangerous conditions on real property, when the landowner knew about the problem...

Continue reading