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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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Why Do you Need an Attorney to Help Navigate Insurance After a Car Accident?

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Dealing with insurance companies after a car accident can be a deeply frustrating experience. You may have medical bills, car repairs, and other losses to deal with, but the insurance company has its own priorities and often-bewildering procedures. Fortunately, this isn’t an experience you have to go through alone. If the accident involves injuries, significant property damage, disputes over who’s at fault, or other serious issues, you should consider turning for help to a knowledgeable attorney — one who specializes in accidents and personal injury cases. Look at it this way: Many drivers don’t like to stop and ask for directions, even...

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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 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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What Are the Keys to a Successful Car Accident Claim?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, there are probably plenty of questions running through your mind: How am I going to deal with the medical bills? Who’s responsible for repairing or replacing my vehicle? Will I have to go to court? Fortunately, most car accident cases aren’t as complicated, or as full of surprising twists and turns, as your typical television courtroom drama. On average, only a small percentage of accident cases actually end up in a courtroom; even if a lawsuit is filed, the opposing parties often reach a settlement on their own, sparing the expense and uncertainty...

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Fatal Semi Accident on C-470 and the Lessons of Tire Maintenance

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Right before the Labor-Day weekend, a fatal accident occurred on C-470, involving a semi-truck and a Nissan Pathfinder. The truck was driving on the eastbound lane on C-470 with a full load of sand and dirt. Suddenly the Semi’s left front tire blew out. As a result, the driver lost control, crossed the median, and crashed into the Nissan Pathfinder in the westbound lane. The truck kept going through the concrete shoulder barrier, and off a 30-foot embankment finally stopping on the bike path. When first responders arrived on the scene, both vehicles were engulfed in flames . According to the West...

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Drunken Driving, Speeding Suspected in Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Colorado Springs

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A 35-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Colorado Springs on September 1, following a horrific crash with a pickup truck. A grim reminder of how vulnerable motorcycle riders are to the actions of other motorists on the road — especially if those actions involve alcohol, excessive speed, or other reckless behavior. Colorado Springs police say that Christopher Larkin was headed southbound on North Academy Boulevard when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a pickup truck. While the truck dragged his bike more than 600 feet along Academy, Larkin was thrown into the road and hit by an oncoming minivan. He died at the...

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Protecting Your Rights after A Car Accident

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Consumers have rights. Parents have rights. So do patients and prisoners. And if you happen to be involved in a car accident, you have certain rights, too. If you suffer injuries or property damage as a result of someone else’s carelessness, you have the right to seek compensation for your losses. The process typically involves filing an insurance claim with the responsible party’s insurance company. In many instances, that claim can be settled without having to file a lawsuit or go to court. But regardless of how it’s resolved, here’s some information you should know in order to protect your rights. What...

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How to Feel Better After A Car Accident?

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Car accidents are, unfortunately, all too common in our fast-paced urban society. So common, in fact, that many motorists regard the occasional scrape as a routine annoyance, something to get past as quickly as possible. But an accident can be a life-altering event, endangering not only your commute but your physical health and emotional well-being. Even if the injuries involved seem minor, there are several steps you should take to protect yourself and boost the healing process in the aftermath of a car accident.   What to Do After a Car Accident Injury? Assessing the Damage Right after an accident, you may be dealing with...

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