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  • June 07, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Sexual assault can take many forms: attempted rape, rape, unwanted sexual touching, and forcing a victim to perform sexual acts. Although criminal prosecution can send a perpetrator to jail for their crime, victims of sexual assault or sexual abuse can—and often do—file a lawsuit against the perpetrator in civil court. Can I Sue for Sexual...

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  • May 24, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

After a traumatic event, it’s easy to believe that an injury will go away and that you’ll be able to go back to your normal life. Years can pass and you may feel completely fine, but then suddenly you realize you never fully recovered, and you have aches and pains that are getting in the...

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  • May 09, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

If you're at all familiar with legal TV shows or movies, you've probably heard the term "guilty beyond a reasonable doubt." Many people who take their cases to civil court assume they need to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt in order to get compensation. For that matter, many people who are selected to...

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  • January 22, 2018 | Read Time: 3 Minutes

You may have heard the story of Stella Liebeck, who in 1992, spilled hot coffee on her lap and took legal action against McDonald’s. As the story goes, she was driving her vehicle when the coffee spilled. She then sued McDonald’s over the spilled coffee, winning her case and forcing the global fast food chain...

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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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  • 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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