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Pedestrian and Cyclists’ Accidents in Colorado: What You Should Know

With the number of cyclists increasing through programs like Bike to Work, Ride to Work Day and May 2011 becoming National Bike Month, drivers will see an increase of the number of cyclists on the road, not to mention the number of people now walking as an alternative means of transportation. Boulder, CO has one of the largest tri-athlete communities in America. Hundreds of cyclists and runners frequent the roadways daily there and throughout the Front Range of the Rockies. Trendier ways such as skateboards, rollerblades and scooters are also becoming more prominent means of transportation for today’s youth, not to...

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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...

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Car, bike, motorcycle, bus or truck accident: a step-by-step guide

Colorado state law requires that ALL motor vehicle accidents be reported immediately to the proper law enforcement authorities (42-4-1606 CRS). A traffic accident is defined as unintentional damage or injury caused by the movement of a vehicle or its load. What to do if you're in an auto accident: 1. move the accident out of traffic2. keep others safe3. get the insurance information, license plate & name of the other parties involved in the accident4. call the police to report the accident5. take pictures of the vehicles involved6. Check with your insurance company regarding the coverage of your policy Call an attorney specializing...

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