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Common Injuries After an Auto Accident…  

Common Injuries After an Auto AccidentSeveral 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…)

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…)

Sharing the Road with Cyclists: An Article About S…  

Motorists Sharing the Road with Cyclists: An Article About Safety 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…)

Drugs and Their Impact on Driving Accidents…  

Drugs and Their Impact on Driving Accidents 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…)

I Was in an Accident, But It’s Not My Fault: How…  

I Was in an Accident, But It’s Not My Fault: How to Prove ItAccording 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…)

My Accident Injuries Just Showed Up, Is It Too Lat…  

My Accident Injuries Just Showed Up, Is It Too Late to File a Claim?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…)

Oh No! You’ve Been Involved in a Multi-Vehicle A…  

Oh No! You’ve Been Involved in a Multi-Vehicle Accident - Now WhatCar 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…)

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…)