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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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    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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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A alleged drunk driver crashed into a power tower, left the scene. And took himself to the hospital, according to the Denver Post. The man, who was found by police, and issued a summons for several charges, including DUI and hit-and-run, damaged the leg of an electrical tower operated by Xcel Energy, causing a situation where police and firefighters feared that the tower might actually collapse and fall on an area home. The owner of that home was called early in the morning by the city of Aurora, trying to warn him of the danger. He ignored the call, coming at about 5:30 in the morning, so a police officer and a firefighter went to his home to tell him that he should leave, as a precaution. Fortunately, the tower did not fall, and no one other than the driver was injured.

    Have you pr a family member been the victim of a drunk driver? Call a dedicated Colorado drunk driving accident attorney immediately to protect your rights.

    Drunk driving is a widespread problem across the country and in every part of Colorado. While everyone accused of a crime in Colorado is entitled to representation from an experienced Denver criminal defense attorney, the victims of these crimes sometimes struggle to find a voice. There are thousands of people killed in drunk driving accidents every year, but people sometimes forget that there are also very unpredictable results of drunk driving accidents as well. An experienced Denver drunk driving accident attorney can help you recover financial compensation for medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering if you have been the victim of a drunk driver.

    Contact an experienced Colorado drunk driving accident lawyer right away to protect your rights after an injury in a drunk driving accident. In some cases, you may not have been injured, but may have experienced major property damage. It is not unusual for a driver who is intoxicated to crash into a building or other structure. In these cases, even if no one is injured, the owner of the structure may face major repair bills, particularly if there is damage to the structural integrity of the building. An experienced Denver drunk driving attorney may be able to help you recover compensation for this property damage, as well as major medical bills and lost wages. Colorado personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, so that you only pay him or her after you recover compensation, and many offer FREE INITIAL CONSULTATIONS. For more information, contact a Denver personal injury attorney today.

  • In Colorado Springs The Gazette reported another fatal hit-and-run at a specific intersection. This will be the fourth hit-and-run occurring at this specific intersection. The man hit was identified and his name was released. He was 23-years-old. The car that hit him was not identified nor the driver. Police are still searching for the young man’s killer.

    Have you lost a loved one to a hit-and-run car accident? Contacting a car accident attorney can help you and your family recover financially from medical expenses you may have incurred.

    According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2010 pedestrian fatalities accounted for over 13% of all fatalities caused by cars. It is important to know that  alcohol involved in either the pedestrian or the driver over 47% of all fatal pedestrian accidents. Most fatal pedestrian accidents occur between 8 p.m. And 11:59 p.m. It is very important as a pedestrian to remember that cars are very powerful. The NHTSA reminds all pedestrians to keep to designated crosswalks, obey traffic signals and be aware when crossing a street. It is especially important for parents of young children to teach their children the dangers of a car early on. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 children who died in car accidents were pedestrians. Children tend not to recognize the power of a car because they are not experienced in driving and familiar with the power of a car.

    If you have lost a loved one in a car accident it is important to contact a dedicated car accident attorney who is an experienced personal injury lawyer. Not only will a dedicated lawyer help recover financial compensation that your family needs to recover from debt you may have accumulated while your loved one was being cared for in the hospital. An experienced lawyer can help bring justice and closure to your loss. By contacting a lawyer immediately it allows them an opportunity to investigate the accident and find details of who is accountable. Simply said hiring a lawyer now can benefit your families recovery process. Contact a car accident attorney today for a free consultation. Learn what you deserve for your loss.