Tag Archives: Brain injury

Hit-and-run attributed to previous brain injury…  

According to Danny Foster, attorney for Colorado fire chief's wife Adriene Garcia, Garcia likely fled the scene of a car accident that injured two children because of a previous brain injury, CBS Denver reported on May 15.Aurora fire chief Mike Garcia called 9-1-1 as soon as he learned about the incident. In a statement Foster made to CBS 4, he confirmed that Adriene had a pre-existing brain condition from an accident that occurred several years earlier, thereby explaining why she left after causing the wreck. Police were able to contact Adriene 21 minutes after she left the scene.Excessive speed or alcohol were not a factor in the accident, police authorities said. Prior to this incident, Garcia possessed a clean driving record.If you have been the victim of a personal injury accident in Denver and need legal counsel and representation to help claim financial compensation, call our attorneys at Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. by dialing (720) 377-9631 today.

Colorado jury sides with family over Riddell in he…  

The Las Animas County jury favored plaintiff Rhett Ridolfi, who sued helmet maker Riddell and his coaches over brain injuries from a high school football practice in 2008, awarding him $11.5 million in damages on Saturday, April 13The jury ordered Riddell to pay $3.1 million of the damages, but Ridolfi’s lawyer Frank Azar said the following day that he plans to work on getting a judge to modify the verdict, forcing Riddell to pay all of the $11.5 million.Ridolfi claimed that he is now suffering from severe brain damage and paralysis on the left side of his head after incurring a concussion from his high school football practice in Trinidad High School.Three of the five coaches were able to settle with Ridolfi’s family, while the other two are still being tried.When other people's negligence causes you harm, especially long-lasting injuries, our lawyers at Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., believe they should be held accountable. Call (303) 423-1770 to discuss your situation with us and find out more about your legal options.