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The Causes of Toll Booth Lane Accidents

By Timothy Bussey on October 15, 2022

Crashes that occur in a toll booth lane between vehicles and pedestrians are just as serious as any other crash that happens on the road. They can cause extensive property damage, serious injuries, and be very traumatizing for those involved. Also, as with any other road collision, when a toll booth crash occurs, responsible individuals can be held liable for providing compensation to cover the costs of the accident.

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When Animals Contribute To Wrong-Way Accidents

By Timothy Bussey on September 20, 2022

In Colorado, you may encounter different types of animals on the road, including livestock and wild animals. Wild animal accidents often include deer, fox, squirrels, and other animals. In Colorado, wild animal accidents may be more common than you think and are typically not the fault of the driver. This is because the driver may not have been able to leave sufficient space for following traffic if they had to react quickly after hitting the animal.

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What To Do if You Were Hurt in a Crash on a Highway

By Timothy Bussey on June 15, 2022

Driving on the highway is a lot more difficult than driving on regular streets within the city and suburbs. Unfortunately, this also means that crashes on the highway can be a lot more serious. If you find yourself in a highway crash, you must enlist the help of a qualified and experienced attorney as soon as possible.

Call The Bussey Law Firm P.C. at (719) 475-2555 for a consultation with one of our skilled attorneys.

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Why It’s Important to Call a Lawyer Immediately After a Car Accident

By Timothy Bussey on June 1, 2022

A car accident can be a truly shocking and emotionally taxing event in your life. People often think that it will never happen to them, so it really takes them by surprise if they do find themselves in an accident. Naturally, the first instinct is to take care of medical and insurance matters. However, what about the legal side of things?

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Colorado Springs Accidents Involving Uber

By Timothy Bussey on May 30, 2022

Dealing with the insurance company after a standard car accident is difficult enough, but when you are forced to deal with a ride-sharing company like Uber or Lyft, you will be surprised at the complexity. Despite the fact that Uber claims to offer resources for accident victims, many individuals still find themselves confused and alone after the wreck. Since Uber does not require any type of professional training, licenses, or education, their drivers may not be able to provide you with any useful information.

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Who’s Responsible for Car Accidents During a Colorado Springs Power Outage?

By Timothy Bussey on January 9, 2022

A power outage can wreak havoc on the flow of traffic in Colorado Springs. When traffic signals go out completely or a yellow light starts flashing in every direction at a busy intersection, drivers can get confused, and that can lead to accidents. Devastating side-impact crashes can occur when vehicles traveling east and west plow into vehicles traveling north and south, or vice versa. To better avoid these dangerous intersections, you can check power outages online on the Storm Center page of Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU).

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What Led to a Dramatic Increase in Colorado Accident Fatalities?

By Timothy Bussey on January 5, 2022

More people died in Colorado motor vehicle accidents in 2021 than in any other year in nearly two decades. Statewide, the number of traffic deaths increased by 50% from 10 years ago. More than 672 people were killed on Colorado roadways last year. This is a tragic situation, as nearly all fatal car accidents are preventable.

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How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

By Timothy Bussey on December 14, 2021

If you have been seriously hurt because of someone else’s negligence, you will want to recover full compensation for the losses you have suffered. The following tips can help you maximize your personal injury compensation.

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The Impact of Covid on Colorado Auto Safety

By Timothy Bussey on December 4, 2021

Like other states, Colorado has seen an increase in traffic deaths since the global pandemic began. Traffic fatalities had increased by 15% in Colorado by November 2021, as reported by Fox 31. Although stay-at-home orders kept more people off the roads, the number of fatal crashes actually rose. An analysis of 22 states, including Colorado, and the District of Columbia was conducted by researchers at Sam Schwartz. According to this analysis, the fatality rate per vehicle miles traveled for the first six months of the year increased by 12.7% from 2019 to 2020.

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What Dangers Should You Look Out for on Highways in Colorado Springs?

By Timothy Bussey on November 21, 2021

Driving on Colorado roadways today is one of the most dangerous things we can do. Traffic crashes killed 672 people statewide in 2021 – the highest number of fatalities in two decades — as stated in a Denver Post article. El Paso County leads the list of the counties with highest numbers of crashes. Weather conditions can make Colorado roads hazardous for commuters, particularly out-of-state drivers traveling through the state. Some of the most dangerous stretches in the state are in Colorado Springs.

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