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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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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 entire article via...

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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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Slip and Fall Accidents and Colorado/U.S. Tort Law

If a slip and fall accident occurs on the premises of a property owner due to some dangerous or hazardous condition that the owner should know about, it is the owner’s responsibility under Colorado premise liability laws. This covers the following: • Slip and fall or trip and fall accidents • Negligent security • Animal attacks and dog bites • Failure to remove snow and ice from public walkways • Unmarked sinkholes on construction sites • Defects in flooring or walkways In the United States, over 1 million slip and fall injuries are reported annually. Imagine the number of accidents that are not reported. When a person slips and falls on the sidewalk...

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Motorcycle and Recreational Vehicle (RV) Accidents in Colorado

Motorcycle riding has become increasingly more popular on the Colorado Front Range and throughout the state of Colorado. With more motorcyclists on the road comes more opportunity for motorcycle accidents, however. This same theory applies to users of recreational vehicles such as RVs, snowmobiles, jet skis, and ATVs. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of deaths, involving some of these vehicles, has increased dramatically since 1997. It is thus implied that the number of accidents has also increased. Helmet Laws in Colorado: The District of Columbia and twenty states all have motorcycle helmet laws in place that require...

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Colorado Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles

Accidents involving commercial vehicles often result in serious injury due to the size and volume of the vehicles involved. In addition, there are usually insurance issues to deal with including liability, heath and even health care providers. Commercial vehicle accidents tend to be more comprehensive from both a legal and financial standpoint due to it’s heavily regulated industry, the investigation requirements and aggressive representation of the commercial company and the driver of the commercial vehicle. Accidents happen every day due to a variety of differing elements, including: • Reckless driving/negligence • Inexperienced drivers • Poor weather conditions • Unsafe roadways • A defect in the vehicle • Inadequate vehicle repairs • Drivers who are...

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What to Know About Accidents Over the Holidays

Holidays should be a time for rest and recovery but not if that means recovery from an accident sustained while on holiday. Accidents happen every day, and holidays are the worst time for motor vehicle accidents. Holiday parties, and the vibrant celebrating that often ensues, entice greater numbers of people to take the wheel after drinking, placing other people like you and your family in danger during one of the most joyous times of the year. But not all holiday accidents involve alcohol and vehicles. Many people travel during the holidays, and yes, accidents happen wherever people go, causing various levels...

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How to Handle Different Motor Vehicle Accident Situations

Traffic accidents happen every day. Actually, according to a report in 2008 by the National Highway Traffic Administration, in America they happen every 10 seconds, and they range in seriousness from bumping a nearby car while parking to a fatal crash. One percent of those traffic accidents result in death, a reported 37,261 deaths in 2008. Roughly 33 percent result in a personal injury, beginning with minor whiplash and escalating to grave injuries whose treatment requires a long hospital stay, multiple surgeries and at a substantial financial cost. No matter the seriousness of your motor vehicle accident, it is important...

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Slip and Fall Accidents on the Job: Who is at Fault?

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere both public and private — on the job and off. It is important to know how to protect your rights regarding fault under slip and fall circumstances. Injuries from slip and fall accidents can range anywhere from short term to long, chronic periods of time including sprains, broken bones, head injuries and even death. These types of accidents are caused by a variety of different conditions. • Poor lighting • Damaged carpet • Uneven floors • Improperly maintained walkways • Obstructed walkways • Unsafe sidewalks • Spills Protecting your rights should be the number one priority. When injured in a slip and fall accident on the job, implications are...

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