Colorado Springs Personal Injury Blog

The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. Announces New Heights Scholarship 2019

By Timothy Bussey on March 31, 2019

The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., is proud to announce the 2019 New Heights Scholarship program, which will provide a $500 scholarship to one deserving student from anywhere in the United States. As attorneys, the importance of a strong education is deeply ingrained in our personal and professional lives. Our education has provided us with the ability to help hundreds of clients in the Colorado Springs area since our founding. Read the rest »

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Poor Car Care Can Leave You Liable

By Timothy Bussey on March 25, 2019

Did you know that April is National Car Care Month? It makes sense when you think about it, especially in Colorado, where the harsh winters can do a lot of damage to our cars. April is a great time to take your automobile in for a tune-up.

Of course, spring will have its own share of hazards for cars, with slick roads, ice melts, and the potential for rockslides and large potholes. So drive carefully and have your car checked out for any possible wear and tear. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Who Is Responsible for Your Injuries After a Dog Bite?

By Timothy Bussey on February 25, 2019

Colorado is one of the most dog-friendly states in the nation. According to Safewise, Colorado was the fifth friendliest state for dogs in 2018. With some of the country’s best outdoor activities and businesses that embrace canines, it’s true that Coloradans love dogs. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

How Runaway Trucks Endanger Lives on the Road

By Timothy Bussey on February 13, 2019

Colorado’s rugged landscape makes for beautiful scenery, especially when you take a drive down a mountain pass. Unfortunately, this landscape also creates incredibly dangerous conditions for tractor-trailers. In fact, hundreds of articles detail the locations and conditions of what they call Colorado’s most dangerous roads. Some of these roadways include Pikes Peak Highway, Loveland Pass, and Trail Ridge Road. Read the rest »

Posted in: Truck Accident

Pedestrian v. Vehicle Collisions and the Law

By Timothy Bussey on November 6, 2018

Here’s an obvious fact: when a car hits a person, it’s bad for the person.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were 5,376 pedestrians killed in the U.S. Of these deaths, 26% occurred between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Believe it or not, 71% of the total pedestrian fatalities were NOT at intersections. Read the rest »

Colorado Waivers Do Not Matter When There Is Gross Negligence

By Timothy Bussey on October 26, 2018

Colorado is famous for its outdoor recreation. These activities can be fun for both thrill-seekers and families, and participants can walk away with lifelong memories. Unfortunately, many of these pursuits, such as skiing, skydiving, rafting, bungee-jumping, and zip-lining, can pose serious risks to participants, especially novices. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Street Sweepers Are Immune From Liability in Colorado

By Timothy Bussey on October 18, 2018

It’s a familiar sight in Colorado. Street sweepers, the large machines mounted on truck bodies to vacuum dirt, trash, and debris that has accumulated in streets, can be found in many municipalities. While they provide a valuable service to communities in which they operate, they sometimes prove a nuisance, leaving injuries and property damage in their wake. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Were You the Victim of a Hit-and-Run in Colorado Springs?

By Timothy Bussey on September 20, 2018

It’s a frightening scenario. Another driver smashes into you from behind, spinning you off the road and into the shoulder, but before your head stops spinning, the driver has fled the scene, leaving you all alone to deal with the aftermath.

If you were severely injured, this could even be a life-threatening situation. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Parking Lot Accidents – A Danger in Colorado Springs?

By Timothy Bussey on September 11, 2018

Most people think parking lots are relatively safe, especially when it comes to car accidents. Sure, there might be an occasional fender bender, but they occur at such low speeds—we assume they can’t cause too much damage.

But complacency is the reason parking lot accidents have the potential to be extremely dangerous. Read the rest »

Summer Road Trip Danger in Colorado

By Timothy Bussey on July 18, 2018

With summer in full swing, the kids are home from school all day and families from around the country are taking time out from their busy schedule for vacations. Colorado is a very popular summer destination for obvious reasons, but our state’s residents will also be hitting the road for travel spots outside of Colorado. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

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