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I Was Injured on Public Transportation. What Should I Do?

All over the United States, people rely on public transportation to get them from one point to another. The Regional Transport District in Colorado puts ridership at more than 97.6 million during 2018. The odds of being in an accident while using public transportation are low. Driving a car is riskier. That doesn’t mean an accident will never happen. If you are injured using public transportation, what do you do? Colorado’s Common Carrier Laws and Proving Liability A common carrier
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Three Requirements for Wrongful Death Lawsuits

The loss of a loved one is difficult. In addition to the emotional impact, there’s the stress of arranging a burial or cremation. Medical bills and other financial matters add to the strain. When you suspect the death of your loved one was preventable, the grief is unimaginable. When someone’s negligence or actions caused that death, a wrongful death claim may help you gain a financial recovery of the damages. Wrongful death claims aren’t available for everyone. There are three
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I Was Involved in a Car Accident With a Bus. What Should I Do?

Any car accident is traumatic. When you’re involved, physical injuries are part of the trauma you face. There’s also the emotional aspect. You’re going to be in shock and may find it hard to get back behind the wheel or in a car. You might avoid the area where the crash occurred as it brings back the feelings of distress. When you’re in a car accident with a bus, it’s harder. The size of the bus increases the risk that
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What To Do When Your Doctor Is Negligent

You suspect your doctor was negligent. You’re understandably upset and want justice. Before you start accusing that doctor of malpractice, there are some things you should know and do. The Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice One of the best places to start is by looking at the different types of malpractice. Does one of them fit your situation? #1 – Birth Injuries Injuries caused during birth are one of the types of medical malpractice. Many things can go wrong
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I Lost Wages From a Car Accident; What Should I Do?

Car accidents cause two main types of injuries. There are the injuries caused by impact (whiplash, bruises and broken bones caused when your body hits parts of the vehicle) and others caused by something penetrating the skin. After a crash, it’s not uncommon to need time off from work. Using up your vacation, personal, and sick time seems unfair if the car accident was another driver’s fault. If you’re injured in a car accident, you need to know how you’re
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5 Shocking Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Every day, motorcyclists get on their bikes to go to work, go for a ride, or head to a local business or home. While many get to their destination safely, others never make it home. Per NHTSA statistics, in 2014, almost 5,000 motorcyclists were killed and 92,000 were injured. Here are five shocking motorcycle accident statistics you need to know before you get on your bike. #1 – An Average of 4 out of 10 Motorcycle Riders Do Not Wear
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I Was Texting While Walking and Struck by a Car. Who Is at Fault?

In 2018, close to 100 pedestrians were killed in car accidents in Colorado. The number of pedestrians killed so far in 2019 is also higher than it needs to be. Colorado Department of Transportation urges pedestrians to take an extra step while they’re out walking. Never step into a roadway until you’ve made eye contact with all drivers at an intersection or in a roadway. Looking directly at them lowers the chances of injury caused by a driver claiming they
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Jordan, Herington & Rowley Announces $20 Million Settlement in Brain Injury Case

Jordan, Herington & Rowley, a Colorado law firm which focuses on personal injury cases, has announced a $20 million settlement in a brain injury case. JHR was brought in as a co-counsel on the case which settled just one and a half weeks prior to trial. On a summer evening, a young man was riding in a work van in a secured cargo area at Denver International Airport, and sustained catastrophic and life-changing injuries at the hands of another driver
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I Was Injured in a Highway Car Accident. What Should I Do?

Over 6.45 million accidents took place in the U.S. during 2017. The majority caused only property damage, but just under 1.89 million involved injuries and 34,247 involved fatalities. Excessive speed and impaired driving with the two most common causes of fatal crashes. That’s a lot of crashes. Usually, crashes at higher speeds cause more damage and injury. NHTSA estimates that 25.5% of accidents take place on two-lane roads. Highways that have three or more lanes are the most common area
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What Happens When a Stoned or High Driver Causes a Car Accident?

As more states legalize marijuana, questions arise on what happens if you’re in a crash with a stoned or high driver. Colorado is a leader in the legalization of cannabis, and Colorado State Patrol report traffic citations involving marijuana impairment are almost level at 12% in 2012, 17% in 2016, and 15% in 2017. Highway Loss Data Institute reports that collision claims in Colorado increased after the legalization of marijuana. There’s a belief that the legalization and increase in claims
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