Colorado Springs Personal Injury Blog

Dram Shop Liability: How It Factors Into Your Claim

By Timothy Bussey on September 28, 2020

No one wants to be involved in a drunk driving accident. A drunk driver can destroy your car, leave you with debilitating injuries, and affect your mental state for years to come. Even worse, a drunk driver may be the reason why you lost a beloved member of your family. The person who chose to get behind the wheel of a car inebriated is, of course, at fault. But what about the bar or store that served them? Do they hold any liability? Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Do Hands-Free Devices Really Improve Safety?

By Timothy Bussey on August 31, 2020

When cellphones became prevalent in the United States, so did distracted driving. Eventually, hand-free devices were invented in an attempt to curb the ever-growing issue of drivers taking calls or texting while driving. Now that this technology has been with us for over a decade, it is truly time to ask, do they actually help prevent distracted driving accidents? Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Getting the Most Out of Your Accident Claim

By Timothy Bussey on August 21, 2020

After an accident caused by a negligent driver, you may find yourself in the position of having to file a claim. While the insurance adjuster assigned to work on your case will try to make the claims process sound easy, the truth is that the insurance company will be doing everything they can to give you as little in compensation as possible. Following these steps, however, can help you get as high a settlement as possible.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

A Dog’s Bite Is Always Worse Than Its Bark

By Timothy Bussey on August 9, 2020

Nearly five million people are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S., as reported by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). In a recent year, close to 27,000 people needed reconstructive surgery for dog bites, according to dogsbite.org. What is the most alarming, however, is that fact that nearly one in every five dog bites becomes infected. Infections can lead to hospitalization, illness, and life-long disabilities if not treated in time. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

The Colorado Springs Curfew – Is It Legal?

By Timothy Bussey on June 4, 2020

Colorado SpringsWidespread public unrest and protests stemming from the homicide of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers has led Mayor Suthers to enact a curfew within the Colorado Springs city limits. Unless the order is extended, the curfew is in effect between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., beginning Wednesday, June 3, and ending on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 5:00 a.m.

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Posted in: Personal Injury

Wrongful Death: The Limits, The Exceptions, and The Rules

By Timothy Bussey on May 29, 2020

The sudden loss of a loved one is devastating.  Even more so when it’s unexpected and when someone else caused it.  The emotional toll is great.  The financial loss can be devastating to a family. Read the rest »

Posted in: Wrongful Death

The Little Box That Could Make Your Truck Accident Case

By Timothy Bussey on May 26, 2020

Truck accidents are among the most dangerous accidents you could find yourself in. 18-wheelers can weigh upwards of 80,000 lbs. and have the size to match their weight. When a passenger vehicle and truck collide, the truck always comes out on top. The end result is catastrophic injuries and property damage for those in the smaller vehicle. Filing a claim against the negligent truck driver and their company can help minimize the financial stress truck accident victims often find themselves under, but winning a claim requires a rigorous investigation and proper evidence.

That is where black boxes come in. Read the rest »

Posted in: Truck Accident

Congratulations to the 2020 New Heights Scholarship Winner!

By Timothy Bussey on May 19, 2020

It seems almost impossible that just two weeks ago we announced the finalists for the 2020 New Heights Scholarship! Since then we have been hard at work reading and re-reading the final essays, scratching our heads and trying to figure out who among them would receive the $1,000 scholarship. It was an incredibly difficult task. Every finalist brought their own flair, their own passion, to the table. However, after a long night of debating, we at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. have made our decision. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Say Hello To The Finalists Of The 2020 New Heights Scholarship!

By Timothy Bussey on May 5, 2020

Timothy R. Bussey and his staff have been hard at work reviewing all of the incredible applications and essays for the 2020 New Heights Scholarship since the deadline on Tuesday, April 21st, 2020. With this scholarship, we wanted to see where the young people of today see their futures and educations taking them. Because the head of our firm, Timothy R. Bussey, has dedicated so much of his life to his studies, we know that education is one of the most important things to strive for in today’s age. After reading all of the essays, we are even more thrilled to award one current student $1,000 to help further that dream of education. Read the rest »

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Timothy R. Bussey Officially Admitted to the Supreme Court Bar

By Timothy Bussey on March 31, 2020

We are incredibly excited and proud to announce that the founder of The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., Timothy R. Bussey, has been admitted as an attorney and counselor to the Supreme Court of the United States. He was officially admitted into the Supreme Court bar on March 23rd, 2020, and we are thrilled about what this will mean for our firm in the future. Read the rest »

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