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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.

  • 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.

  • According to 9 News, this year has seen a larger than usual number of auto-pedestrian collisions in It is not yet clear whether the spike is a statistical anomaly, or if there is a serious problem that could be long-term, but the number of pedestrian accidents for the first eight weeks of 2013 is nearly fifty percent higher than for the same period of the previous two years. Police are also extremely alarmed about the fact that the city saw 13 fatal hit-and-run accidents in 2012, which is a greater number then 2009 through 2011 combined. Denver Police Chief Robert White’s chief of staff indicated that rather than simply a police problem, this looks like a city-wide problem, but that police will need to begin working on it from an enforcement perspective.

    Have you or a loved one been involved in a pedestrian accident in Denver? Contact an experienced Denver pedestrian accident attorney immediately to discuss your options.

    As the story suggests, the dangers of auto-pedestrian accidents are very high. Obviously, pedestrians are much less protected in the event of a collision than those who are sitting in a car or truck. With none of the inherent protections that a motor vehicle offers, pedestrians are much more likely to be victim to serious injuries such as spinal cord or brain injuries. These injuries can change a victim’s entire life with ongoing medical care, permanent disabilities, and decreased quality of life. Not do the medical bills pile up, but when your life has been permanently changed in this way because of the carelessness of another person, you deserve to be compensated for that change by the negligent party.

    Contact a dedicated Denver pedestrian accident lawyer today if you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. An experienced Denver personal injury lawyer can help ensure that you receive the medical care that you need, rather than being turned away because of an insurance company refuses to pay the bills. Whether it is short term or long term care, Colorado personal injury attorneys who possess the legal skills and experience that you need can not only ensure your medical care, but also help you to recover the compensation you need to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Many Colorado pedestrian accident attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, and offer FREE CASE EVALUATIONS. For more information, contact an attorney today.

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car accidents are the leading cause of death of children aged 12 and under. It is extremely important that children are properly restrained in an appropriate safety seat every single time they get in the car. Knowing which seat is the right one, and how to use it properly, is not always easy, however. Here are some tips on picking and using a safety seat for your child.

    • Read the Manufacturer’s Recommendations

      When you are looking at child safety seats at the store or online, look at the height and weight recommendations. They will give a minimum and maximum height as well as a minimum and maximum weight for the seat. As general rule, it is wise to keep your child in the seat that provides the most protection for as long as possible. However, if your child gets to be too tall or too heavy for the seat that they are in, their safety may be compromised,and it is time for a different seat.

    • Check Your Vehicle Owner’s Manual for Installation

      Your car or truck’s owner’s manual gives the location and proper use of anchor points and how to lock seat belts. A child safety seat can be safely installed using anchors and tether OR seat belt, but each vehicle is different. Make sure that you know exactly how to safely install the child safety seat in your vehicle.

    • Your Children Should Always Sit in the Back Seat

      Even after your child is too big for a booster seat, he or she is still safest in the back seat. At least until the age of 12, it is a good idea to have your child ride in the back. They should sit in a booster seat until they are big enough for the seat belt to sit across the thighs and chest without the booster. Even then, however, your child is still safer in the back seat.

    Contact the experienced Denver auto accident attorneys at the Gold Law Firm today if your child has been injured in a car accident. Unfortunately, child safety seats can only do so much to protect our children, and when an accident is caused by the negligence of another driver, your child may be injured even if he or she is properly restrained. The dedicated, compassionate Denver auto accident attorneys at the Gold Law Firm work hard to recover the maximum possible compensation for every client. If your child has been injured by the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost time at work to care for the child, and pain and suffering. For more information and a FREE CASE EVALUATION, contact the Gold Law Firm today at (303)694-4653.

  • An accident in which a car crashed into a mobile home resulted in the death of a teenage boy, according to 9 News. Four teenagers were riding in a car near the Fitzsimmons campus in Aurora, and the driver was practicing J-turns, in which the vehicle turns quickly to face the opposite direction with the help of the emergency brake. The driver, a teenaged girl, apparently lost control of the vehicle, and crashed into a home at the Denver Meadows RV Park. There is no report of anyone injured inside the home, but one passenger, a middle school student, was killed. The names of the kids in the car are not being released, because they were all minors.

    Have you lost a loved one in a car accident because of someone else’s negligence? Contact an experienced Colorado wrongful death attorney to talk about your rights and options.

    Every year, several hundred Coloradans die in auto accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While this number is not huge, it is far too many for the families who lose loved ones, particularly if the fatality was caused by another driver’s negligence. If your loss was caused by the careless behavior of someone else, you may be entitled to recover compensation for loss of support and loss of benefits as well as loss of companionship. In some cases, a wrongful death claim may be the only way to ensure that the negligent party is held responsible for their actions. Colorado wrongful death law is complicated and often misunderstood. Speak with a Denver wrongful death lawyer today to make sure you understand your options.

    Contact a dedicated Colorado wrongful death attorney immediately to protect your rights and discuss your options if you have lost a loved one because of the negligence of someone else. The civil justice system exists to hold responsible those whose actions cause harm or financial damage to others. In some cases, the action may be a crime punishable under the criminal justice system as well. However, the criminal justice system does not typically provide assistance to the families and individuals who have been harmed. By filing a claim in civil court, an experienced Colorado wrongful death lawyer can fight to provide justice for your family after the reckless behavior of someone else. For more information, speak with a personal injury lawyer in your area today.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide an excellent source of information on a significant problem across the United States: drunk driving. Data from the CDC shows that about 1/3 of all people killed in motor vehicle accidents nationwide die in drunk driving accidents. With over 10,000 drunk driving fatalities every year, that is roughly 30 people every day on average. Perhaps the worst part of this sad statistic is that over 200 of these people, in 2010, were children aged 14 or under. Many of these children were riding in the car with the drunk driver. Over a million people are arrested for DUI each year, but based on self-reporting in polls, this is a tiny fraction of the people who actually drive drunk, which the CDC estimates at 112 million instances of drunk driving every year. That is well over 300,000 instances of drunk driving every single day.

    If your family has been hurt by a drunk driver, contact a dedicated Denver drunk driving accident attorney immediately to protect your rights.

    Everyone in the United states who is legally old enough to drive should know that driving drunk is dangerous. Everyone should know that driving while “buzzed” is still drunk driving. Most people will tell anyone who asks that drunk driving is wrong, and yet 300,000 times per day, someone gets behind the wheel after drinking too much. As a result, the drunk driving criminal charges are very severe. In many cases, these may be people who think they can “handle their liquor.” But regardless, research shows that even relatively small amounts of alcohol make driving extremely dangerous, not just to the driver, but to others as well. Most people have seen news reports about drunk drivers driving into buildings, or knocking down power lines, or other unpredictable results that create danger for many people.

    If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a drunk driving accident, contact a dedicated Denver drunk driving accident attorney today. While the drunk driver may face criminal charges in Denver, that does not help you pay for the medical bills, property damage, funeral expense, or lost wages that the drunk driver may cause. No one should face financial ruin on top of physical injury or worse because of the negligence of one person who decided to get behind the wheel after drinking. For more information, contact a personal injury attorney in your area today.

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