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What Should I Do If I’m Hit By a Drunk Driver?

Per the CDC, over 1 million drivers were arrested for driving while intoxicated or high. That only counts arrests. In 2014’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 111 million drivers admitted they’d driven while impaired. According to the Office of Highway Policy Information, there were 214 million licensed drivers in 2014. Theoretically, it means almost half of them admitted they’d driven while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The problem is that those admitting to DUI in the surveys may
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Top Reasons Why Law Firms Refer Out Personal Injury Cases

Have you ever wondered why a personal injury law firm refers you elsewhere? Don’t let it get you down. In many cases, it’s not that the firm feels that you have a weak case. Don’t stop searching for representation. These are the top reasons why personal injury cases get referred to other personal injury attorneys. The Statute of Limitations Is Fast Approaching There are laws regarding how long you have between receiving an injury and filing a lawsuit. If that
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Colorado?

Between 2016 and 2017, the Colorado State Patrol saw car accidents decrease slightly. The number of all crashes reported to their agency decreased from 27,187 to 26,978. While this is fantastic news, crashes still happen. Fatal crashes increased by 12.3%. Overall, the Colorado DOT and the state patrol both report fatalities have increased. Crashes can happen at any time, so it’s best to understand your rights and requirements. What do you do if you’re in a car crash in Colorado?
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The Importance Of Going To The Hospital After a Car Accident

The number of accidents since 2010 continues to climb. In 2015, there were almost 6.3 million crashes, up around 200,000 from 2014. By 2016, that number climbed to 7.27 million. Of these crashes, drivers accounted for the highest percentage of injuries and fatalities followed by passengers, motorcyclists, and pedestrians. Whether you’re in a car, on a bike, or walking nearby, it’s imperative that you go to the hospital after any crash. If you’re physically and mentally able, your immediate response
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Jordan, Herington & Rowley Issues Statement On Deadly 28 Vehicle Highway Accident In Lakewood On I-70

Jordan, Herington & Rowley, a Denver, Colorado based law firm dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured, issued a statement following a deadly 28 vehicle accident in Lakewood, Colorado on a stretch of Interstate 70. According to media reports, a 23 year-old semi-truck driver is now facing vehicular homicide charges following a 24 car and 4 semi-truck accident which killed four people. Six additional people were taken to the hospital following the crash. The crash happened on a
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Jordan, Herington & Rowley Issues Statement On Two Men Who Died In Trench Collapse At Windsor Construction Site

Jordan, Herington & Rowley, a Denver, Colorado based law firm dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured, issued a statement following a deadly trench collapse in Windsor.  According to media reports, two workers became trapped inside a 15 foot deep trench when it collapsed.  The men were reported to be in their 20’s and 40’s.  While emergency crews worked tirelessly to try and reach the men, by the time they were able to excavate to reach them, they
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The 5 Most Dangerous Times to Drive in Colorado

Data collected by The National Highway Transportation Administration in Colorado revealed the most dangerous times for drivers in Colorado. The data was taken from five years of crash statistics in the state, from 558 accidents, which totaled 608 deaths. Most notable was that most deadly accidents happened between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Between those three hours, a total of 91 fatal accidents occurred. There could be a variety of reasons why most accidents happened between those hours, more cars are on
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Colorado Crash Fatalities

Driver safety remains a serious issue in Colorado, with fatal crashes seemingly increasing every year. Why are crash fatalities on the rise? We wanted to find out. With data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), we developed an interactive dashboard that gives greater insight into motor vehicle crash deaths in Colorado. Key Findings In 2016, Colorado recorded 608 traffic fatalities – a 15 percent increase from the previous year. 34 percent of motor vehicle
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How Insurance Companies Calculate Pain and Suffering

Suffering an injury can leave you with much more than medical bills. While you can pursue compensation for these damages during a personal injury lawsuit you can also seek damages for any physical and mental pain you’ve experienced. However, unlike your medical bills and lost wages, it can be harder to put a monetary value on these intangible aspects. So how do courts and insurance companies calculate pain and suffering damages? What Is Pain and Suffering? “Pain and suffering” refers
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Winter Sports Injury Prevention Checklist 2018

As winter approaches, the season for cold temperatures, snow, and all the sports that come with them are also on the horizon. If you’re one of the people who can’t wait to slip on the ice skates or coast down a slope on your snowboard, you should prepare yourself for safety so that you can enjoy your sport of choice all winter long and avoid serious injuries. Common Types of Winter Sports Injuries While winter sports are enjoyable, they run
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