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  • November 28, 2017 | Read Time: 4 Minutes

In America, trial by jury is among the foundations of our national heritage, allowing individuals to protect their rights and present their case before a jury of their peers. When John Peter Zenger was arrested for seditious libel in 1735, it resulted in a trial that would help ignite the American Revolution. The trial brought...

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  • November 17, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Right after being hurt in a personal injury case, your mind is probably focused on your recovery and how you’re going to pay for your extensive medical bills and any future treatment. As a personal injury victim, you may not be aware that your rights could be affected by your state’s statute of limitations—laws which...

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  • September 11, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

As a driver, it is undoubtedly your ultimate priority to ensure you are safe every single time you get behind the wheel. This is the main purpose of an Electronic Stability Control, also known as ESC. ESC serves to protect drivers by avoiding crashes in a number of ways, such as reducing the danger of...

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  • August 30, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Every year, about 6,000 people die every year from fire related injuries. Over half of these deaths are the result of inhalation burn injuries. While external burns caused by a fire are easily detectable, internal injuries, like inhalation burns, are less apparent and harder to detect. In many cases, injuries to the lungs caused by...

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  • August 18, 2017 | Read Time: < 1 Minute

$4 million medical malpractice jury verdict. David Woodruff handled this birth injury case, which culminated in a 2-week jury trial in Colorado Springs. The case involved a physician who misplaced a “vacuum extraction device” while delivering the infant, causing the infant to become stuck in the birth canal for a period of 19 minutes. The...

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  • May 12, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Until you decide to turn your personal injury claim into a lawsuit, your case stays out of court. During the claims process, negotiations will take place, and you and your attorney can write a demand letter, to which the insurance adjuster will likely respond with a counteroffer. However, if the claim stalls or negotiations are...

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  • May 05, 2017 | Read Time: 3 Minutes

Last year, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 605 people died on Colorado roadways. Of these deaths, the authorities suspect that 196 were caused by alcohol or drugs. This statistic also marks an all-time high for the state regarding motorcyclist deaths, which totaled to 125, and a 15-year high of 84 pedestrians and 16...

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  • March 28, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

A personal injury case involves an injury or death caused by the negligence or unsafe actions of another and is a civil matter, usually addressed in state court. In Colorado, those seeking to file a personal injury claim must do so in the county or district where he or she lives or where the injury...

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  • November 28, 2016 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), vehicular accidents rank as the number one cause of spinal cord injuries, accounting for 39%. Falls are the second most common cause, and acts of violence ranked in at number three. Each of these categories encompass a wide range of accidents. Vehicular accidents include bicycles, motorcycles, and...

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  • October 19, 2016 | Read Time: 3 Minutes

What You Should Know About the Colorado Personal Injury Statute of Limitations After suffering an injury due to the actions of another party, an injured person maintains the right to seek damages for their harm, both economic and noneconomic. In order to do so, a claim must be filed against the at-fault party. However, a...

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