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What Should I Do If I’m Injured in a Department Store?

You’re shopping and slip on some water you didn’t realize was there. You work for a store and trip and fall on a carpet seam that’s come apart. If you’re injured in a department store due to the store management’s negligence, it’s important that you understand what you need to do. Per the National Floor Safety Institute, 22% of all slip, trip, and fall accidents lead to the person taking a full month off work. Wet or slippery floors account
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I Slipped and Fell in a Restaurant – What Should I Do?

Slip and falls are one of the biggest risks patrons and workers can experience in a restaurant. With waitstaff busy bringing drinks to and from the bar or kitchen, there’s always the risk of a spill. Plates and bowls brimming with soups and sauces are also likely to spill. If those spills do not get cleaned up fast enough, an unsuspecting diner or staff member could slip and cause serious injury. Head injuries are one risk of a fall. There
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Medical Malpractice Tips: Things to Do if You Suspect Medical Malpractice

Johns Hopkins believes over 250,000 deaths in the U.S. are the result of medical errors. Some studies believe that number could be higher than 400,000. It’s hard to pinpoint the exact number as the cause of death listed on a death certificate rarely lists “medical error.” Only cancer (over 584,000 deaths) and heart (over 611,000 deaths) take more lives than medical malpractice. When a medical error is made, it has a devastating effect on the patient, family members, and friends.
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When Should I Call a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

What are your odds of being in an accident? The Traffic Safety Facts Annual Report for 2017 shows that there were over 6.4 million car accidents that year. That accounts only for accidents that were reported to the police. Some accidents go unreported. With 225 million licensed drivers on the road and 290 million registered vehicles, the odds of being in a car crash aren’t shockingly high, but there is always that risk. If you’re in a car crash, knowing
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What To Do If You’re Involved in a Motorcycle Accident This Summer

Every summer, motorcyclists hit the roads. With more than 8.6 million registered motorcycles sharing the roads with cars and trucks, it’s not surprising to hear that 14% of all traffic fatalities involve a motorcycle. Helmets and leather apparel only help so much. What may be more surprising is that more than half of these crashes occur during the day. Motorcycles are often unnoticed by other drivers. Even with motorcycle drivers trying to make themselves visible to other traffic, the most
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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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