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Colorado Dog Bite Lawsuit Statute of Limitations

If you are attacked by someone else’s dog you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries under Colorado’s dog bite law. It’s important to understand what the law entails, what constitutes an injury and how long you have to file a personal injury claim. Statute of Limitations for Dog Bite Lawsuits in Colorado… Continue

Colorado Motorcycle Laws

Colorado is one of the best states in the country for motorcyclists. From the twisting mountains views, to the flat meadows or the high desert near Pueblo, the state offers riders virtually every type of scenery or roadway imaginable. Unsurprisingly, the popularity of motorcycles is surging in the state. According to data collected and provided… Continue

3 elements of successful wrongful death lawsuits

When a loved one dies, survivors are often left with a mountain of added responsibilities they must manage, in addition to their grief. How will you support your family? Pay for a funeral? Pay off lingering debt? Help others grieve? Switch accounts to your name? Finishing paying a mortgage? Honor his or her legacy? The… Continue

5 long-term symptoms of traumatic brain injury

You sustained a head injury in a car, motorcycle, truck or bike accident. You may have suffered concussion symptoms: confusion, drowsiness, headache, nausea, balance issues. Eventually you began feeling decent again. Are you in the clear? Think again. Patients who have suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, may develop further symptoms — including seizures,… Continue

Identifying and Understanding Elder Abuse

Sadly, elder abuse is more common than many of us know.  The National Council on Aging estimates that one out of every ten seniors in America over the age of 60 has been victim to elder abuse.  Their research shows that as many as 5 million seniors may be abused every year, but that only… Continue

5 mistakes not to make after a dog attack

More than 4 million dog bites occur each year in the U.S. alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What should you do if you’re bitten by a dog in Colorado? We review five mistakes not to make in hopes that our decades of experience as Colorado personal injury lawyers will benefit… Continue

7 things to do after a slip & fall accident

Slip-and-fall accidents can lead to more than bruised egos — and they’re usually not the victim’s fault. Maybe you slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk outside your Denver apartment. Perhaps you tripped over an unsecured electrical cord at your Pueblo workplace. Or maybe your elderly mother fell at a Colorado Springs nursing home. What… Continue

Disclaimer: Information provided on this site is NOT formal legal advice. It is generic legal information. Under no circumstances should the information on this site be relied upon when deciding the proper course of a legal action. Always get a formal case evaluation from a licensed attorney if you think you might have a personal injury lawsuit.