Legal Claims

Different Types of Personal Injury Claims and Litigation

This article will discuss: Types of personal injury claims. The most common categories of personal injury claims. The harms and losses for which compensation can be obtained. TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS NEGLIGENT AND INTENTIONAL ACTS Personal injury law covers a broad range of injuries most often caused by another’s negligence. Attorneys often refer to… read more

Accidents Involving Bicycles and Cars or Pedestrians: A Complete Guide

Biking is one of the favorite sports for people of all ages when the weather is warm and sunny. An increasing number of people also use it as a means of commuting to work or other activities. Unfortunately, as the number of cyclists increases, so does the number of accidents involving bicycles. Statistics show that… read more

Sunset Mesa Funeral Home Defendants Ordered to Pay Millions

Sunset Mesa Funeral Foundation defendants in a multi-party action were ordered to pay millions of dollars to 30 people who sued over the selling of their loved ones’ bodies… Attorney Keith Killian on Friday said what happened to his clients was egregious. “The whole idea of a civilized society is respect for the dead. This… read more

Motorcycle Injury Compensation

Collisions with motorcycles are common Nearly 50,000 motorcyclists are seriously injured every year in the United States and about 2,000 per year die from their injuries. 80 percent of all motorcycle accidents injure or kill at least one person. Most motorcycle accidents involve collision with an automobile. Two-thirds of the accidents caused by the other… read more

Properly Documenting Your Colorado Workers’ Compensation Claim

Injuries at work will happen, particularly in fields involving manual labor.  When such injuries occur, it is important that you immediately report any injury major or minor, and do so in writing.  A verbal report is not sufficient as we explain in our related article, I Just Got Injured at Work in Colorado, What Should… read more

How to Challenge Your Workers’ Comp Impairment Rating

Division Independent Medical Exam The Division Independent Medical Examination (“DIME”) process is used in Colorado by a claimant (an injured worker) or respondents (Employer and Insurance Company) to challenge an impairment rating or placement at maximum medical improvement (“MMI”). There are two types of DIMEs in Colorado. The first, and most common, is a DIME… read more

I Just Got Injured at Work in Colorado, What Should I Do?

Injuries at work will happen, particularly in jobs involving manual labor.  You should report any injury you have to your employer in writing, whether the injury is minor or major.  In particular, any injury to your head, neck, back, shoulder, or knees may not resolve in a few days, but lead to missed work or… read more

Do You Need To Hire An Injury Attorney When You File A Personal Injury Claim?

What is personal injury? Personal injury is the physical or psychological injury that you suffer as the result of negligence, gross negligence, reckless conduct, or intentional misconduct of another person, entity, or organization. Many incidents involve personal injury: when a careless driver hurts either you or members of your family; when you have a work… read more

Wrongful Termination: When to Consult an Attorney

A majority of employees in most States work at will. In at-will States, this employment status changes when there is a contract between the employer and the employee. An at-will employee can be terminated for any reason, or for no reason. However, no one can be terminated for an illegal reason. A wrongful termination is… read more

Protect Yourself Against An Uninsured Motorist

The purpose of liability car insurance is to protect others who may suffer harms and losses when the collision is your fault. However, when the car wreck is the other driver’s fault, the question becomes how can you best protect yourself? We drive to and from work, perform errands and take the kids to school… read more