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Dangers of Drowsy Driving

HOW DANGEROUS IS DROWSY DRIVING? We’ve all been there. The road stretches monotonously ahead, and drowsiness is settling into your bones like a heavy fog. Your eyelids sag. Your head nods. If you don’t do something about it, you’re going to fall asleep at the wheel — and be in for a rude awakening, if you wake up at all. Drowsy driving is both more common and more dangerous than most people realize.  In fact, it may be one of the leading killers on the road, second only to driving drunk. Here’s what you need to know to help stay alert behind...

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Halloween Safety Tips

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS:  SMART MOVES ON AMERICA’S SCARIEST NIGHT With all the costume parties, the roving trick-or-treaters, the monster movie marathons and more, Halloween can be one of the most entertaining nights of the year. What’s not to like about free candy? Yet most people don’t realize that Halloween can also be one of the most hazardous nights of the year. Many cities see a spike in vandalism, theft, and other crimes. Children in dark costumes on poorly lit streets present one kind of challenge, and adults who’ve partied too much before getting behind the wheel present another. Here are some suggestions for...

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Halloween Candy for Toddlers

Sweet! A Guide to Safe Halloween Candy For Toddlers Americans will spend more than $2.5 billion on Halloween candy this year. That’s a lot of sweet stuff — some of it tasty, no doubt, and some of it downright spooky. For parents, trying to screen their kids’ haul and regulate their candy consumption can be a daunting task. Is it safe? Digestible? Even remotely nutritious? Okay, maybe nutrition is too much to hope for. But preparing for a safe and happy Halloween for ghouls and goblins of all ages doesn’t have to be frightening. Here’s a guide to how to not get...

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Social Media Do’s and Dont’s After Car Wreck

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From Facebook to Instagram to TikTok and beyond, the popularity of social media platforms has transformed millions of us into the stars of our own reality shows. We can instantly update our followers on our daily activities, comment on current events, document exotic adventures and mundane meals, and share the antics of children and pets with friends scattered across the globe. But while we’re busy posting and tweeting, it’s easy to forget that the intimate details we’re disclosing may be more public than we think.  Even politicians and Hollywood celebrities have learned that oversharing can be a problem, and that TMI...

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Aurora Fatal Hit-and-Run Highlights Dangers of Accident Scene

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Most car accidents can be attributed to careless driving of one kind or another. Someone wasn’t paying enough attention to their surroundings, to traffic laws or changing road conditions, and the result is a crash. Being vigilant can help avoid accidents, but it’s also important to be on alert after the accident happens. All too often, one accident leads to another. We’ve all seen the tragic stories about state troopers stopping to deal with an accident on the interstate, only to be injured or killed by other motorists who failed to slow down or yield to the emergency in progress.  And the...

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What Is the Most Common Injury in Football?

Like most people who call Colorado home, those of us who work at FDAzar tend to be diehard fans of the Denver Broncos. Even in the middle of a tough season, we identify with the team’s winning traditions, its professionalism and quest for excellence. That’s why we’re proud to support the team. As personal injury specialists, we also recognize how quickly a serious injury can alter someone’s life, whether that person is a professional athlete or not — and the importance of taking steps to prevent those injuries if possible. What are the chances of injury in a football game? The figures vary...

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Hit-and-Run Victim Attorney

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Hit-and-run accidents have been on the rise in Denver, Colorado. Most recently, a fatal accident involving a hit-and-run vehicle happened on Sunday (8/18). A pickup truck crashed into a car in front of it on East 46th Ave. and Chamber Road. Instead of stopping and exchanging driving information, the pickup truck driver fled the scene and triggered a medina alert from the Denver Police. As a result, one driver died, and another was injured and sent to the hospital. In Colorado it is a felony offense to leave the scene of an accident which causes serious bodily injury or death. However, situations like...

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Recent Hit-and-Run Accidents in Colorado

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Fleeing the scene after an accident is illegal in Colorado, but the number of hit-and-run accidents has increased in recent years. As of Monday, September 23rd, there had been 4961 hit-and-runs reported in Denver in 2019. That’s over 18 hit and runs every day! Among neighborhoods in the Denver Metro area, New Stapleton has the most hit-and-run accidents this year with 274. One recent hit-and-run crash happened on Saturday morning, September 14th, at the intersection of East 12th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard....

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Recent Automobile Defect Cases

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Cars are getting smarter, packed with more sophisticated technology, every year. But that doesn’t mean they are free from potentially dangerous defects. According to a recent article from 24/7 Wall St., seven of the 14 biggest auto recalls of all time have come in the last decade; in 2016, the number of recalls reached a record high. A defect can be as basic as a faulty seat-belt locking mechanism or as baffling as a sudden surge in acceleration. It can be a flaw in the manufacturer’s design or in a product from another supplier, such as an airbag that fails to deploy...

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DUI Colorado Springs – Rollover Crash Leads to Hospital

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The driver of a van was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a rollover crash sent five people to the hospital in Colorado Springs. The incident was the latest in a procession of serious accidents involving suspected alcohol use and excessive speed — a deadly combination, and one that’s showing up with increasing frequency in the Springs, which leads the state in fatal drunk-driving cases. The rollover occurred on Saturday evening, September 14. According to a police account, the van driver left the Mission Trace Shopping Center at a high rate of speed and promptly lost control, flipping the vehicle...

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