Four people in their 20s were injured when a pickup truck rolled over in Colorado Springs last month. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, two female passengers were treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital. A 22 year old male passenger was thrown from the truck and seriously injured. The 26 year old male driver, who was also thrown from the truck, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and vehicular assault. Read the rest »
According Fox 21 News, a 33 year old motorcyclist was killed last month when he attempted to pass between two trucks on Colorado Interstate 25. While the accident remains under investigation, Colorado State Troopers don’t believe drugs or alcohol were involved. Read the rest »
A double tragedy happened last week in suburban Westminster, Colorado. According to a news report on Denver’s 9News, the accident happened around 8:45 p.m. on September 3, when a man walking across Federal Boulevard was hit by a truck. The woman driving the truck stopped and went to check on the man. Sadly, another car struck and killed the woman. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Authorities don’t suspect alcohol or speeding to be a factor in the incident. It was simply an unfortunate accident.
Tragedy struck a Colorado family recently. According to a story on Denver’s Fox 31, a four year old girl drowned in a pool at a private residence in Windsor a few days ago. The girl was attending a birthday party at the time.
With the arrival of summer’s heat comes the returning call for child swimming pool safety. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages one to four have the highest rate of drowning, with the majority of deaths happening in home swimming pools. These shocking figures and the sad story above make pool safety essential to all families. Read the rest »
Timothy Bussey is having quite a year so far. Just three months after becoming the only attorney in the state of Colorado to obtain an ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation, Mr. Bussey has received the “10 Best 2015 Client Satisfaction” distinction from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). This recognizes Mr. Bussey as one of 10 Colorado attorneys exemplifying highest standards in the personal injury arena. Read the rest »
Boating is one of the summer’s most popular activities in Colorado – but a single boating accident can ruin the entire summer for you, your friends and your loved ones. Play it safe by practicing these top safety tips from the U.S. Coast Guard:
Motorcyclists from across the country come to experience Colorado’s open roads and natural beauty every year. Unfortunately, no matter how careful a motorcyclist is when driving on the road, other drivers are always a risk. If you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle accident the damages, including medical bills, can be staggering. Colorado does not require motorcyclists to wear a helmet. One of the most frequently asked questions about motorcycle accidents is whether not wearing a helmet will bar or lessen an injured motorcyclist’s right to seek financial compensation.
When addressing this issue it is important to review the four essential elements of a motorcycle claim. Read the rest »
From Rocky Mountain National Park to the Comanche National Grassland, Colorado’s natural beauty is unparalleled. As the temperatures rise, motorcyclists flock to Colorado to ride through the scenery on the many roads that traverse our state. Enjoying the highway on a motorcycle comes with risks, however. According to statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,668 motorcyclists were killed in traffic accidents in 2013 alone. Additionally, 88,000 people were injured in a motorcycle accident. Read the rest »
If you knew that this summer was expected to see more traffic deaths than the summer of 2014, would you drive more carefully?
Experts – and experienced Colorado car accident lawyers – hope so. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the summer of 2015 will result in more car accident deaths and serious injuries than the summer of 2014, despite the fact that the number of fatal crashes has been decreasing on U.S. roads for several years. Read the rest »
When an injury suffered in a car crash or other Colorado accident proves fatal, the injured person’s surviving family members may be able to bring a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party with the help of an experienced attorney.
A “wrongful death” is a death caused by the negligence of another person or company. A death resulting from a car accident, a slip and fall, or from using a product with a deadly hidden defect are just a few of the situations that may give rise to a wrongful death claim. Read the rest »