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Should I Go to the Hospital After a Car Accident?

Every hour, car accidents impact people in all corners of the U.S. The Colorado State Patrol releases information on crashes and distracted driving, speeding, and DUI are the leading three causes of traffic accidents. You never know when another driver may be texting, race through an intersection or around a corner, or swerve into your lane while drinking and driving. Defensive driving helps, but it’s not a fail-proof measure. After an accident, your body is handling the stress response by
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My Personal Injury Lawyer is Taking Too Long. What Should I Do?

When you’re injured, the pressing need for money to cover bills weighs heavily. You have medical bills to cover right now and waiting is driving you closer and closer into debt. You can’t work because you don’t have a car or are still healing, and the loss of income isn’t helping. You don’t want to accept an auto insurance company’s settlement offer if it seems too low. Yet, it doesn’t seem that your personal injury lawyer is moving fast enough.
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What Should I Do If My Child Gets Injured Or Hurt At School?

Injuries in an elementary, middle, or high school setting are alarming, but they’re also common. Estimates are that 9 out of 10 student athletes are injured at some point in their sports career. The CDC reports over 200,000 children are injured on public playgrounds, mainly daycare and school playgrounds. Playground injuries and sports-related injuries are the most common causes of injuries at school. Others include bullying, slip and fall accidents, bus accidents, food poisoning, exposure to lead or asbestos, and
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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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How Driving Drowsy Can Be More Dangerous Than Driving Drunk

We all know that driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol is dangerous, but many of us don’t think twice about driving while we’re drowsy. Many Americans get less than eight hours of sleep per night, and some get significantly less. And yet, when we wake up in the morning, we get behind the wheels of our cars without considering how that lack of sleep can impact our safety. Even missing a few hours of sleep can put
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