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    A car accident can occur anytime but there are many do’s and don’ts that must be kept in mind if a person is involved in a car accident even if they are not injured. One can get advantage by consulting a personal injury lawyer if they are involved in personal injury litigation stemming from a car accident.

    Stay at the accident spot

    If an accident occurs in which you suffer injuries or the accident causes property damage, staying at the accident spot is necessary until the police tell you that you can go home. Leaving the accident spot can result in driver’s license sanctions and you can also be charged when the law requires a person to wait for the police.

    Help the injured person

    If someone is injured in an accident and a person is present there who is trained in administering first aid, then that person can help the injured person. However, care should be taken not to move the injured person from one place to another. The matter should also be reported to the police. The person who calls the police must tell the officer that individuals are injured and should also tell the number of individuals if there are more, so that enough emergency personnel respond to the scene. If it is night time, then people present at the accident scene should turn their flashers on to make the traffic aware of the accident.

    Get the related information

    If an accident occurs, the person involved in the accident should get all the information given below:

    • Name, address, driver’s license number, insurance information, and license plate number of the other driver.

    • Name, address, and telephone number of individuals who were present there when the accident happened and who saw it with their own eyes.

    • One should ask the police officers who are investigating the incident to provide you with a business card with the incident number, so that you can get an accident report.

    • You may also want to note down information about how the accident happened, like the direction of vehicles in which they were travelling when the accident happened and what the vehicles were doing when the collision happened.

    Do not admit to any mistake

    A person should not accept his/her mistake even if they think that the accident occurred due to their mistake because there are many hidden facts that can prove that the other driver was at fault.

    Do not talk to any other individual present at the accident spot other than the police

    One should only tell facts related to the accident to the police officers so that they can draw their own conclusion from the facts.

    Consult a doctor and get medical care

    The person involved in the accident should consult a doctor and tell if they are facing any health issues or having problems after the accident like loss of memory, headache, blood or fluid in ear, dizziness, or an unusual physical or mental feeling. It is good to take medical care because there are many problems that can occur as a result of the accident but are hidden.

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    A car crash at Baseline and County Line Road injured two people, according to the Denver Post. Apparently, the driver of a Ford Ranger made a left turn onto County Line Road on a red light, and a Honda SUV on Baseline was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision. The drivers of both vehicles were injured, and transported to Exempla Good Samaritan. The driver of the Honda has a compound leg fracture, but neither driver had life-threatening injuries. There were no passengers in either vehicle. The driver of the Ranger was cited in the crash. Police believe that another accident nearby may have been caused by a truck driver looking at this accident scene while driving by.

    Have you or a loved one been seriously injured in a car accident? Contact an experienced Denver car accident attorney today to discuss your options.

    Every year, there are more than 5 million car crashes across the United States. Fortunately, in most of them, no one is injured, there is only property damage. However, there are about 1.5 million people who are injured annually in car accidents, with 30,000 or more fatalities. For some people who are seriously injured in car accidents, life is never the same afterward. The extreme forces involved in a car crashes, particularly when the cars are traveling in opposite directions, can result in serious spinal cord injuries. One of the dangers of these injuries is that for some victims, ongoing medical care becomes a permanent part of life, and the pain of the injury never goes away.

    Contact an experienced Denver auto accident lawyer today to discuss your options if you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a car crash. Many personal injury attorneys in Denver work on a contingent fee basis, which means that you pay a fee only after your attorney successfully recovers financial compensation for you. After a spinal cord injury, you may be entitled to compensation for present and future medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering for the continuing trauma caused by the other driver’s negligence. No one should have to face financial hardship on top of the pain of physical injury because of someone else’s carelessness. For more information, speak with a dedicated Denver auto injury attorney today.

  • A three car collision in Lakewood was apparently caused by one driver running a red light, according to CBS Denver. Witnesses say that an SUV ran the red light at Colfax and Pierce, crashing into another vehicle in the intersection. The second vehicle rolled, crashing into yet another car. The vehicle that rolled was driven by a young woman who lost consciousness. A witness saw that her head was in between the frame of her car and the ground, and ran over to help. She held the driver’s head out of danger while others tried to prevent the vehicle from rolling farther. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in what could easily have been a tragic accident.

    Have you or a loved one been seriously injured in a car crash? Speak with an experienced Denver auto accident lawyer today to discuss your options.

    Each year, there are over 5 million car accidents in the United States, according to data provided by the Department of Transportation. Most of those accidents are exactly that: accidents. In fact, most of them result in property damage only with no injuries. However, there are still more than one million auto accidents each year in which one or more person is injured, and at least 30,000 fatal crashes. In some of these fatal crashes, a negligent driver will actually face criminal charges in Colorado. However, criminal charges will not help a family in their struggle with massive medical bills on top of lost wages that these accidents can cause.

    Speak with an experienced Denver car accident lawyer today to discuss your options if you have been injured by another driver’s negligent or reckless actions. Every driver has an obligation to observe traffic laws, basic safety guidelines, and common sense while driving. When one person’s carelessness causes injury or death to someone else, a Colorado personal injury lawyer may be able to help protect your rights. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Don’t face these issues alone. For more information, speak with a dedicated Denver personal injury lawyer today.

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    Interstate 70 had to be closed down for several hours following a fatal crash in Glenwood Canyon, according to CBS Denver. In a section of the highway that was reduced to one lane in each direction with no median because of road construction, a car crossed the center line and crashed head-on into an oncoming semi truck. The woman driving the car was killed, and her three passengers, a man, a woman, and a child, were taken to Vail Valley Medical Center. The child was subsequently airlifted to Denver. The truck driver suffered minor injuries, and did not go to the hospital. The road was closed for several hours, in part because about 100 gallons of fuel from the semi leaked onto the roadway.

    Have you been seriously injured in an auto accident? Speak with a dedicated Denver auto accident attorney today to discuss your options.

    The nature of the injuries to the passengers in this incident was not released. However, it is common in accidents like this for people to receive very serious injuries such as injury to the spinal cord. An injury to the spinal cord can result in permanent disability, and the need for ongoing medical care for the rest of the victim’s life. The medical bills will mount very quickly, and the insurance company that is responsible may try to avoid paying them. Insurance companies operate to make a profit, but when that profit comes by violating the policy that the company sold, and the consumer paid for, this is known as bad faith. There is nothing wrong with an insurance company making a profit, but if your insurance company is operating in bad faith, you may be able to take action.

    Speak with an experienced Greeley insurance bad faith lawyer today to discuss your options if your the insurance company is refusing to handle your medical bills after an accident. Sometimes, a letter or a few phone calls from an experienced Denver insurance dispute attorney may be enough to make the insurance company do the right thing. In other cases, it may be necessary to litigate. Many Colorado insurance dispute lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means that they collect a fee only after they successfully recover financial compensation for their client. Don’t suffer financial hardship on top of physical disability because of an insurance company’s bad faith practices. For more information, speak with an experienced Denver personal injury attorney today.

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    An elderly woman was killed while crossing the street in fort Collins, according to 9 News. The 80year-old woman had run out of gas, and did not have her cell phone with her. She was crossing College Ave. to a bar which appeared to be the only business open at the time, presumably to use the phone. While crossing the street, she was hit by a car whose driver police believe was drunk at the time. As she lay in the street, she was actually hit by two more cars. One driver stopped to check on her and called 911, the other driver fled. The driver who first hit her faces Class 3 felony charges of drunken vehicular homicide.

    Have you lost a loved one in a drunk driving accident? Speak with an experienced Fort Collins wrongful death attorney today to discuss your options.

    22 people were killed in traffic accidents in Larimer County in 2011, according to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. That is 22 families forced to deal with the unexpected loss of a loved one just because of a car accident. While it is impossible to know the circumstances of every one of those accidents, it is safe to say that some of them, possibly most of them, were avoidable. Statistically speaking, it is likely that about 1/3 of them involved a drunk driver.

    As serious a problem as drunk driving is, it is always important to remember that every person charged with a crime, including drunk driving, is entitled to be represented by a Denver criminal defense attorney. Each year hundreds of thousands of people are accused of driving under the influence across the country. A Greeley DUI lawyer can be sure that your rights are protected if you are in this situation.

    At the same time, the families that are torn apart by drunk drivers are often faced with financial hardship on top of their emotional trauma. In addition to medical bills incurred trying to save the victim’s life, in some cases that person was the family’s primary source of income, taken away by someone decision to get behind the wheel after drinking too much. Speak with a dedicated Denver drunk driving accident lawyer today to discuss your options if you have lost a family member in a tragic drunk driving accident.

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    A man who was convicted of organized crime, securities fraud, theft, and conspiracy has been sentenced to 24 years in prison plus close to $4 million in restitution, according to the Denver Post. The man, along with a partner, were accused of taking about $10 million that had been invested with them and using it to pay debts from a failed business from the past rather than investing it as they had said that they would. He is also accused of having run another scam while he was out on bond. The partner pleaded guilty, and is set to serve 8 years in prison.

    Have you been accused of a crime in Colorado? Contact an experienced Denver or Colorado Springs criminal defense attorney today to discuss your options.

    The number of people arrested each year in Colorado numbers roughly a quarter of a million, according to FBI statistics. Many of these people have committed the crime for which they have been arrested, while others are completely innocent. Some may be criminals, but happen not to have committed the particular crime for which they are arrested. Some of the arrests were based on acts of violence, some related to drugs, some were for drunk driving, and many for various types of theft or embezzlement. What they all have in common is that each person arrested is constitutionally guaranteed the right to a Colorado criminal defense attorney to help them defend themselves.

    Speak with a dedicated Boulder or Greeley criminal defense attorney today if you have been arrested, or think you may be arrested, in Colorado. Facing criminal charges is a scary prospect. No one has to face this terrifying prospect alone. A dedicated Denver criminal defense lawyer can make sure that you have legal skill and experience on your side, just as the state has on their side. Whether you have made a terrible mistake, been at the wrong place at the wrong time, or you have been accused of a crime that you did not commit, speak with an experience, aggressive Colorado criminal defense lawyer today for more information.

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    Two people were injured in a hit-and-run accident on 14th Ave in Denver, according to CBS Denver. The crash, which occurred at 14th and Oneida during evening rush hour, happened when one SUV hit another one, forcing it off the road and into a house. The driver of the second SUV was mildly injured. One person inside the house was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police are searching for the first SUV. This is one more instance in what seems to be a rash of hit-and-run accidents in Denver. One neighbor said that she sees vehicles driving too fast along 14th Ave on a regular basis, resulting in a number of crashes.

    Have you or a loved one been injured in a hit-and-run accident in Denver? Contact a knowledgeable Colorado hit-and-run accident lawyer today to discuss your options.

    Each year across the United States, there are over 5 million car accidents, according to the Department of Transportation. The vast majority of these accidents result in no injuries at all, or injuries that are easily treated. The bad news is that, when accidents cause serious injuries, such as spinal cord damage, thee story may be very different. Many serious traffic accidents result in large amounts of property damage, such as when a vehicle drives into a house, or medical bills reaching years into the future, and totaling into the hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. These accidents may result in higher costs than the car insurance policy limits will bear, causing real financial hardship to families who did nothing wrong except to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. At these times, you need to speak with a Denver personal injury lawyer.

    Speak with an experienced Denver auto accident attorney right away if you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a traffic accident. Your family should not face financial difficulty on top of physical and emotional trauma because of the reckless actions of someone else. Many Colorado personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, so that you can afford to hire an attorney even if you have limited means. Additionally, many lawyers will give you a FREE CONSULTATION so that you can get a feel for whether you have a legitimate claim, and whether you are comfortable with the lawyer. For more information, speak with a dedicated Colorado car accident attorney today.

  • The Denver Post reports on the tragic death of a Colorado motorcyclist in Coal Creek Canyon. The 35-year-old man, who was riding on Colorado highway 72 northwest of Denver, was killed at the scene of an accident that occurred on an S-bend while taking a ride on a Sunday morning. The man, whose name has not been released because his family has not yet been notified of the crash, was riding a Yamaha sport bike with a helmet, but suffered fatal injuries nevertheless. Troopers from the Colorado State Patrol are investigating the cause of the accident, which they believe was related to excessive speed.

    Have you or a family member been seriously injured in a motorcycle crash? Speak with a dedicated Colorado motorcycle accident lawyer right away to discuss your options.

    Many people love the sense of fun and freedom that motorcycles offer over cars and trucks. Unfortunately, the inherent risk is much greater in a motorcycle than in a car or truck. Taking into account total vehicle miles driven in the United States, motorcyclists are far more likely to be involved in a fatal accident. And with the lack of structural protection offered by motorcycles, many non-fatal crashes result in far more serious injuries than someone in a car would suffer in a similar crash. For these reasons, it is vital that everyone on the road, whether driving a car or truck, or riding a motorcycle, be well aware of the traffic around them, and drive safely at all times.

    Contact an experienced Denver motorcycle accident attorney immediately to discuss your options if you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a Colorado motorcycle crash. Understanding your rights during this difficult time is not easy, but it is extremely important. Between present and future medical bills, lost wages during recovery, and loss of enjoyment of life in the event of a life-changing injury, the costs of motorcycle crashes can be very high. If your injuries were caused by the negligence or carelessness of another driver, a Greeley motorcycle accident attorney can help you hold that driver responsible for his or her actions. Many Colorado personal injury attorneys work on a contingent fee basis, meaning that you pay a fee only if they successfully recover financial compensation for you. For more information, contact a Denver motorcycle accident lawyer today.

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    Spring is just around the corner, and it is getting to be time to start thinking about tuning up the motorcycle, and planning out the summer road trips. Riding is incredibly popular in Colorado, perhaps because of the beautiful scenery that we have, from the eastern plains, to the mountain vistas, to the red plateaus of the Four Corners area, motorcycling is a great way to see everything that Colorado has to offer. Of course, with the lack of inherent protection offered by a motorcycle in mind, safety needs to be a constant priority. Here are some tips from Colorado motorcycle accident attorneys who want you to ride safely this summer while enjoying the colorful beauty of Colorado.

    Take a Motorcycle Safety Course

    Various organizations in Colorado offer motorcycle safety courses for reasonable rates to anyone. If you are a beginner, these courses may very well teach you skills that will save your life. The skills covered include strategies to increase your awareness of the traffic around you, and skills for avoiding problems that arise. Even for a seasoned, veteran rider, the modest cost of these courses is very reasonable compared to the cost of a very serious accident. Courses are offered for a variety of skill levels, from beginners to veterans.

    Use Safety Gear

    Wearing a helmet in Colorado is not mandatory UNLESS YOU ARE A MINOR, but countless studies have shown that helmets have the potential to decrease the severity of head and neck injuries, and save lives. Whether you choose to wear a helmet or not, you should always wear riding leathers, which can also significantly impact the severity of injuries sustained in accidents.

    Be Aware of Your Surroundings

    It is vital that you are constantly aware of what is going on around you. You need to know that there is a car approaching from the rear. You need to notice that the driver of the car in the other lane is talking on the phone. You need to know that the switchbacks coming up are sharp, require low speed, and realize that there may be a car coming down them going too fast in the wrong lane. When it comes to riding a motorcycle, remember that defensive driving may safe your life.

    Contact an experienced Denver motorcycle accident attorney immediately if you have been seriously injured in a Colorado motorcycle accident. If your injuries were caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to recover compensation for property damage, medical bills, and lost wages. Your experienced Denver motorcycle accident lawyer can ensure that your case is not hurt by the fact that you exercised your legal right not to wear a helmet. Many Denver personal injury attorneys offer Free Case Evaluations and work on a contingency fee basis. For more information, contact a Colorado personal injury lawyer today.

  • A young woman from Evergreen was killed in a car crash in Iowa on Saturday night, according to the Denver Post. The 18-year-old student at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA died after a 68-year-old man driving the opposite direction crossed the center line and struck her car head-on. Both drivers were killed in the crash. Cornell, a very small liberal arts college, held a gathering in her honor for residents of her dorm, and another larger one for the school community as a whole. The college president also issued a statement about the loss to the institution.

    Have you lost a loved one in a car accident? Contact an experienced Colorado wrongful death attorney immediately to discuss your options.

    The news article did not discuss the reason for the older man crossing the center line, and there are many reasons why this might happen. As tragic as this accident is, when a driver crosses the center line, these crashes are usually preventable. While the cause is sometimes an outside obstacle such as wildlife in the road, it is often drugs or alcohol, fatigue, distraction, or some other negligent behavior. When the irresponsible actions of one driver cause serious injury or death to someone else, that person, or in some cases, their family, may be liable for the damages sustained.

    Contact the dedicated Denver car accident attorneys at Fuicelli & Lee, PC today to discuss your options if you have been injured or lost a family member to another driver’s negligence. Fuicelli & Lee, PC has many years of combined experience protecting the rights of Coloradans who have been injured by the negligence of others, and recovering financial compensation for their injuries. Whether you have property damage, medical bills, lost wages, or pain and suffering, the financial cost of a serious Colorado auto accident can add up quickly. For more information and a FREE CASE EVALUATION, contact the dedicated Denver auto accident attorneys at Fuicelli & Lee, PC today at (303)355-7202.

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