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FDAzar > Car Accidents (Page 7)

Leading Causes of Car Accidents

  Getting into a car accident can turn your world upside down. You might be questioning, “Why is my insurance company not returning my calls? Who’s going to cover my medical bills? How am I going to get work?” Each year hundreds of thousands of people are seriously injured or die in auto accidents in the U.S., with approximately 450 traffic fatalities occurring in Colorado each year. Due to the high risk factors associated with driving, it is important to understand the leading causes contributing to car accidents across the nation. At Franklin D. Azar & Associates, we want you to...

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EPA In Hot Water After 3 Million Gallons of Toxic Mine Waste Spills into Animas River

On August 5th a crew working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at an abandoned mine in Colorado caused 3 million gallons of toxic remnants to spill into the Animas River. Originally thought to be 1 million gallons of waste containing heavy metals was recently revised to 3 times the initial estimate. Residents living all along the Animas River rely heavily on the river as a water supply and are seriously worried. EPA’s stated goal was to enter the Gold King Mine in Southern Colorado and extract contaminated water for treatment. However, due to the large equipment being used during the...

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12 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

What to do after a car accident

Stay Calm Easier said than done, right? Being in an auto accident can cause a lot of stress and anxiety, especially during the event. It’s important that you stay calm and collected during, and directly after the accident so you can maintain your wits and recount all information regarding the accident to the authorities. In order to successfully stay calm in a time of distress it can take practice during times you are not stressed. Click here for more information on how to stay calm in any situation. Call 911 Calling 911, even for a minor fender bender, can be very beneficial...

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Preparing For An Auto Accident – What You Can Do

Life hands us a multitude of stressful situations and, if we are not prepared, the way we react (or don’t react) can have dire consequences. Being in an auto accident is one of the many situations where we can find ourselves extremely stressed out in an instant. Once in an accident it is very important to keep your wits about you while maintaining a calm and collected frame of mind. The following are ways you can prepare yourself, so when the time comes you are capable of doing exactly what you need to do to ensure you can calmly handle the...

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10 Common Misconceptions of a Personal Injury Claim

What You Need To Know If You Find Yourself In The Midst Of A Personal Injury Claim Personal injuries after a major car accident can easily leave injured parties with accumulating medical expenses at a time when they might also be dealing with a decrease in earnings as a result of their injuries. Yet sadly, many individuals are dissuaded from getting legal representation and pursuing an injury lawsuit because of common misconceptions concerning the personal injury claims procedure. This article is intended to set the record straight regarding such misconceptions and motivate anyone to talk about your claim with us...

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Texting and Distracted Driving Kills and Injures More than Drunk Driving

In the age of accessibility, we need to educate our young, and even our old, the danger of distracted driving Texting and driving takes many people's lives on a daily basis. Unfortunately, this act of distracted driving is certainly not restricted to motor vehicles. Recently, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published a finding showing that texting by the pilot of a medical helicopter caused a collision which killed four individuals in Missouri. The NTSB states that distractions from digital gadgets, such as cell phones, tablets, etc. are definitely a rising variable in occurrences across many forms of transport-- airplanes, locomotives, automobiles,...

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Denver Personal Injury Attorney Explains Your Rights as a Victim of a DUI Accident

Throughout a DUI wreck lawsuit, injured party settlement may possibly be based upon a lot of varied things. As an example, 23-year-old Cole Jolley of Texas has been trying his whole life so as to recover from a brain impairment he sustained as a newborn when his family's vehicle was struck by an intoxicated motorist, as Dallas' WFAA-TV recently stated. The potential of a lifetime disability is simply one of countless variables courts might make use of to weigh payment with regard to DUI collision sufferers. On this page are five of the most standard aspects: 1. The DUI Driver's Degree of Negligence Whenever...

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10 Safety Tips from a Denver Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Riding a motorcycle can be an awesome experience, but can also be dangerous. Please take a moment to read through our safety tips from our Denver Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Being aware of your surrounding can save your life, and this is very relevant when riding a motorcycle. Being aware of yourself while on the road is extremely important no matter what type of vehicle you are driving. It is increasingly important when you drive a motorcycle. Often times people are not watching out for you, or you are caught in their blind spot, so you must be more aware of your...

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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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Nine Car Crash on Northbound I-225 Near Parker Road

If you commute to work via I-225 northbound, driving will be very slow this morning. A nine-car auto accident occurred just before 7:00 am, and has taken the interstate down to one lane. One car is leaking fuel onto the interstate, which is what has authorities concerned the most. If you take this route to work it is highly recommended you find an alternate route as the cleanup continues. If you or someone you care about has suffered an injury or been killed as the result of an accident, call a personal injury attorney at Franklin D. Azar & Associates Law...

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