Colorado Springs Personal Injury Blog

Marijuana Leads to More Crashes

By Timothy Bussey on December 30, 2019

Cannabis, like alcohol, has measurable physiological effects that impair critical driving abilities, as reported by the Colorado Department of Transportation. Marijuana affects driving skills in several ways, including:

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Posted in: Car Accidents

We Welcome Winter, Not Slip and Falls

By Timothy Bussey on December 16, 2019

Freeze warnings have already been issued this year for El Paso County and Colorado Springs, as reported in The Gazette. In Colorado, the average date of the first fall freeze is October 1. With the drop in temperature comes widespread frost and a higher chance of snow showers. Anyone who has spent time in the Centennial State during the winter months knows the hazards of walking on icy, snow-packed roads and sidewalks. Slip-and-fall accidents due to winter conditions can cause serious or catastrophic injuries.

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Posted in: Personal Injury

Is a Crash on Campus Handled Differently, When It Comes to Filing a Claim?

By Timothy Bussey on October 29, 2019

When someone is injured in a car crash on a college campus, the legal actions the victim takes to recover damages may be slightly different than when a collision occurs on a city street. This problem was raised by a recent case in which a Colorado State University freshman died from injuries after being struck by another student at a campus intersection. Several factors can come into play when an accident takes place on campus, which could affect who is held liable. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Bike Riding Safety Checklist

By Timothy Bussey on September 17, 2019

Bicycle season is here, and wipeouts are all but inevitable. As reported by People Powered Movement (PPM), there were 45,000 bicycle accidents reported in the U.S. in a recent year. Biking is an eco-friendly, healthy form of transportation that is becoming increasingly popular among active, health-minded people. Unfortunately, the more bike trips you take, the higher your risk for a crash. Read the rest »

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

The New Heights Scholarship 2019 Winner

By Timothy Bussey on June 26, 2019

It is June 26th, and we at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., are ready to announce our scholarship winner. Congratulations to… Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Have a Safer Road Trip This Summer

By Timothy Bussey on June 15, 2019

The state of Colorado has at least ten unforgettable road trip routes available. That’s according to Matador, the world’s self-proclaimed largest independent traveler network, which boasts 12 million monthly online visitors and contributors.

We at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., absolutely agree with them. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Tim Bussey Selects Seven Finalists for 2019 Scholarship

By Timothy Bussey on June 12, 2019

It’s a final “free” summer for many high school seniors. As graduations roll around the country, we at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., want to celebrate and encourage students who will continue their education, whether through a university, a two-year college, or a technical school. Education is a necessary pursuit to keep growing as a person, and because we wanted to assist one young scholar with $500 towards post-secondary education, we launched our New Heights Scholarship. Read the rest »

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Avoiding Swimming Pool Accidents

By Timothy Bussey on June 11, 2019

We at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., enjoy swimming with our families during the hot Colorado summer. (Yes, even lawyers cut loose once in a while.) Who doesn’t? It’s a fun activity for the whole family.

But we want to remind you of the potential dangers at the swimming pool. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

If You’re in a Truck Accident, Get Ready to Meet the Trucking Company’s Legal Team

By Timothy Bussey on May 29, 2019

The insurers that represent commercial trucking companies employ seasoned and formidable teams of lawyers, whose job is to diminish their client’s culpability for accidents and reduce the amount of money they pay out. To get the compensation you deserve, you’re going to need an equally experienced and skilled legal team fighting for you. Read the rest »

Posted in: Truck Accident

Are Insurance Companies on Your Side?

By Timothy Bussey on May 19, 2019

The fact is, insurance companies do not make money by paying claims fairly. They make money is by paying out as little as they can get away with. To get the compensation you deserve, you’ll need an experienced attorney like Timothy R. Bussey fighting for you, against the insurance companies. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

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