Summary – For those in a hurry:

Colorado drivers are in about 120,000 accidents per year. Only about 20,000 are confirmed to be related to distracted driving. But distracted drivers have good reasons to underreport, and we still rely on them for the numbers. In fact, over 91% of Colorado drivers surveyed admit to distracted driving. So let’s take this problem seriously and put the phone down. Read on for more detail:

An Example of the Problem:

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Injury attorneys often urge clients to “call now” and “don’t delay”.  Marketing practices encourage those statements, of course. But there is more to it than that.  It really does matter how quickly you obtain legal representation.  Here are some ways waiting too long can damage your case:

Preservation of Evidence

If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, you may have to file a lawsuit to recover funds to help you pay for medical treatment, compensate for lost […]

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Most personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. That means the client pays attorney fees out of a portion of the money that is recovered at the end of the case. In this post, I will explain the difference between attorney fees and costs, contingency fees versus paying your attorney by the hour, and some of the benefits of the contingency fee.

No Recovery, No Fee

You may have seen advertisements from lawyers touting some variation of “We […]

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Choosing a Colorado Injury Lawyer

You certainly have options when you choose an injury lawyer. There are a number of us in Colorado and most of us can take more cases, including yours. But if you are reading this that is probably not good enough for you. Given that you are searching and actually reading something about/by your potential lawyer, you don’t seem like a person who chooses an attorney based on the first commercial you see on the television in […]

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When you hear the phrase “frivolous lawsuit”, what do you think of? All personal injury lawsuits? All neck injuries? McDonald’s? Something else?

Now consider how much you know about this issue. If you thought of a specific case, how much do you know about that case? Have you ever looked into any specific facts related to that case?

If you thought of an entire class of cases, how much do you know about that type of injury? Is your belief based

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Common Methods of Identifying a Suspect Most law enforcement agencies continue to use “line-ups” for witness identification. Some consider this the most reliable method of suspect identification available to them, and reserve these procedures for their most serious cases. The process takes time and effort, after all. Police officers must gather “fillers”, who are the additional people standing in the line-up when a witness attempts to identify a suspect. Often, and surprisingly even in very serious cases, police will simply print […]

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For the Accused, A Fair Trial Requires a Full and Open Discovery Process

When it comes to a government prosecuting an individual, the government always has the advantage.  Arguably, the government always has access to greater resources than the accused.  Their case begins with government-funded investigations that essentially have no limits on the amount of time and resources they can assign to a case.  Most prosecutors also have their own investigators who can go out and further investigate any issues […]

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