Tag Archives: car accident liability

Using a Smartphone While Driving, Not So Smart…  

Using a Smartphone While Driving, Not So Smart - Hull and ZimmermanMany of us are culprits of the occasional peek at our phone while sitting at the intersection or driving slow, but the fact is, even if you’re stopped or moving along at a snail’s pace, your phone should be entirely off-limits when you’re behind the wheel. Driving is difficult enough with the usual distractions: food, music, kids, construction, etc. Adding a smartphone to the mix is not only irresponsible, but can lead to destruction, injury, and death. (more…)

Be Aware of the All-Too-Common Parking Lot Acciden…  

How to Avoid a Parking Lot Accident!Driving these days can be a bit scary. With handheld devices in just about every hand, many drivers are distracted every time they get behind the wheel by more than just everyday occurrences that happen on the road. For this reason, it’s imperative that you stay focused and pay close attention to your surroundings when driving. Even in the parking lot. Many of us don’t consider parking lot accidents to be serious, relevant, or common. But that’s not the case. Parking lot accidents occur more often than you may think because generally, people think there’s very little risk while driving slowly in a parking lot or pulling in or out of a parking space. When we feel over-confident, our guard goes down. (more…)

Distracted Driving and Injuries…  

Distracted Driving and Injuries - Hull and ZimmermanMost of us don’t think much about getting behind the wheel of a car, we just do it and assume the best, because more often than not, we arrive where we’re going without incident.  However, as we all know, that’s not always the case.  And with the constant rise of smartphone use, the odds of being injured by a distracted driver are also on the rise.  (more…)

Hydroplaning Accidents in Colorado…  

Hydroplaning Accidents in ColoradoSpring is in the air and all of us who live in Colorado know what that means… We’ll experience every season in the next couple of months: winter, spring, summer, and fall.  We may have a high of 75 with loads of sun on Monday and Tuesday will bring sleet, then snow, then rain.  (more…)

Four Leading Causes of Semi Truck Crashes in Color…  

Four Leading Causes of Semi Truck Crashes in ColoradoWith the beautiful mountains of Colorado, come some pretty turbulent driving conditions, especially for the truckers.  It wasn’t too long ago a semi truck driver on I-70 in Golden lost control, causing a fiery accident that killed four surrounding drivers and injured several others.(more…)

Tips for Being a Safe and Smart Pedestrian in Colo…  

Tips for Being a Safe and Smart Pedestrian in ColoradoColorado has become a very pedestrian-friendly state, especially in the Denver metro area.  Bikes and motorized scooters are commonly used in the busy downtown areas of Colorado, and walkers are ever present.  So, how do pedestrians stay safe in those car-congested areas? By being smart.(more…)

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after a Car Accident…  

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after a Car Accident Even those of you who drive following all of the Colorado driving laws and rules, use proper road etiquette, and take driving safely seriously are put at risk every day you get into a vehicle.  Why? Because just because you’re doing it the right way, doesn’t mean everyone else is. In fact, everyone else most certainly is not.(more…)

Winter Driving Safety Tips and Stats…  

Winter Driving Safety Tips and StatsIt may be obvious to state that fog, snow, ice, and rain are all pretty significant driving safety hazards, so winter driving can get pretty messy if you don’t take the proper care and precautions.  Knowing the dangers that come with winter-months driving can’t guarantee you won’t be involved in an accident, but it will definitely give you some insight on how to reduce your risk of it.  (more…)

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Denver…  

The Most Dangerous Intersections in DenverWe’ve seen Denver grow and grow... and grow.  And more people means more traffic, which means more accidents. This is due to heavier traffic, combined with more pedestrians, cyclists, and scooters on the roads.We found a list compiled by the Denver Police Department for Westword News, of the most dangerous intersections in the Denver metro area. We’re not telling you to stay clear of these intersections, but you should certainly use extra caution.  (more…)

How Car Accidents Affect the Children Involved…  

How Car Accidents Affect the Children InvolvedCar accidents can be terrifying for even the adults involved, but when children are present, the emotional distress they feel can be overwhelming and hard to understand, whether they were physically harmed or not.If you’re wondering if a child can have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms, the answer is yes. And oftentimes they come on later than you may expect.  Today we’re going to tell you how you can identify PTSD in your child and what to do once it’s been discovered. (more…)