Several types of injuries can happen as a result of an auto accident. Commonly, those injuries are in the neck and back. They range from mild neck pain to herniated discs to serious head trauma. These violent collisions can be debilitating and are too often life-threatening. (more…)
The weather in Colorado is a dream come true, mild seasons allow for outdoor activity throughout the year. We all love it. However, with all these beautiful, sunny days come the cyclists. With cyclists, come the preventable car accidents.
Today we’re going over how cyclists and motorists can share the road for everyone’s safety. (more…)
We hear a lot about the negative outcomes that occur due to drunk driving, but not as much about the very real impact of driving while under the influence of drugs, both legal prescription medication and illegal narcotics. With Colorado being one of the first states to legalize marijuana use, this is becoming a more significant, problematic issue here. Finding out the exact numbers associated with drug-impaired drivers has proven difficult. However, we can tell you that the problem is significant and just like drunk driving, it isn’t going anywhere.(more…)
According to the CDC Injury Center, distracted drivers kill approximately nine people and injure over 1,000 people every day in the United States. With numbers like this, it’s imperative that you stay focused and cognizant when you’re driving your vehicle. If you’re harmed in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, you have the right to seek compensation for a number of damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and more. Let Hull & Zimmerman prove that you were not at fault and that you deserve reparations.(more…)
Oftentimes when accidents occur the parties involved fall victim to adrenaline and shock. When this happens our bodies work in overdrive to stave off pain and rational thought. This can lead to the masking of injuries.However, as days and weeks go by, injuries may start to show themselves. It may eventually sink in that the injured party should let the insurance company of the at-fault party know that there were, in fact, injuries sustained due to their insured’s negligence. But, is it too late? (more…)
Car accidents are always scary, guaranteed. Even if it’s a minor one. So, as you can imagine when the accident involves three or more vehicles, the situation becomes even more high-stress.The first thing you think about after a multi-vehicle accident is the damage it caused. Are you hurt? Did someone else get hurt? How’s my car? But once you’ve determined those facts, you’ll want to know who’s at fault.(more…)
Both blind spot detection technology and lane departure warning technology have shown themselves to be highly effective as far as preventing drivers from leaving their designated lane, and, as a result, lowering the accident rate. In fact, according to the NY Daily News, lane departure warning systems have decreased accident rates by 11 percent or more, while blind spot monitoring has done even better, cutting accident rates by 14 percent. These numbers were gleaned from studies done by the IIHS, who sifted through law enforcement reports from 25 states to find accidents which occurred between 2009 and 2015, involving vehicles which came with this life saving auto safety technology. (more…)