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:
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Colorado is a state that suffers from extreme weather—it can change from sunny and 65° on Monday to a windy whiteout on Tuesday.
Spring sees the potential for volatile storms which bring lighting and hail. Even tornadoes have been known to occur. Summer brings a high risk of expansive forest fires. And winter, of course, leads to blizzards and ice storms. Read the rest »
Accidents happen, but our society likes to lay blame, sometimes, regardless of its accuracy. Drivers who have been involved in a single-car accident probably have firsthand experience with this phenomenon. There is a commonly held belief that if a driver gets into a crash with no other cars involved then it must be that driver’s fault. This, however, is an assumption that overlooks plenty of examples of single-vehicle accidents in Colorado where the driver was not at fault. Read the rest »