Tag Archives: Car crash

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…)

The Two Most Frequent Personal Injury Claims…  

The Two Most Frequent Personal Injury Claims - Hull and ZimmermanWhen we’re going through our usual daily routine we rarely think about getting injured.  When headed to get coffee before work, you probably aren’t thinking you may get rear-ended at the light.  When you go to your job site, you’re most likely not assuming a piece of equipment is going to fall on you.  The fact is though, these things do happen.  And when they do it may be your fault, but sometimes the fault lies elsewhere.  So, how do you know if you have a justifiable personal injury claim?  Today, we’re going to tell you about the two most frequently pursued personal injury claims that we see.(more…)

What do You do if the Police Report is Wrong?…  

police officer and investigator with a camera | Police Report is WrongBeing injured in a car accident is a scary event that can have a long-lasting effect on your entire life. Immediately after your accident, it is important to call 911 to have medical personnel and police officials arrive at the scene of the crash. The police report will be an invaluable tool when trying to establish fault and collect the compensation you deserve. In fact, the police report could make or break your case. But what happens when you disagree with the police report or the details in the report? What do you do if the police report is wrong? (more…)

Repeat Drunk Drivers are a Danger to Everyone on t…  

driver drinking alcohol while driving | Repeat Drunk DriversIn 1994, Patricio Martinez was driving drunk when he smashed into a 20-year-old motorcyclist and killed him. That was his fifth DUI. He had a blood alcohol of 2 ½ times the legal limit. Prior to that fatal night, Martinez never went to prison for his prior DUIs. Instead, he was given a plea deal that gave him a chance to have the felony DUI conviction disappear. When he killed the young motorcyclist, however, a judge finally sentenced him to 24 years in prison. He spent more than 18 years behind bars before finally being released in 2013. (more…)

Car Maintenance Could Save Your Life…  

person checking a car engine | car maintenanceMost responsible car owners know that taking care of your car can save you significant amounts of money on costly future car repairs. However, did you also know that car maintenance could actually save your life? That’s right! Regular car maintenance like changing your tires and routinely checking your brakes for wear and tear can actually prevent serious and fatal accidents from occurring. Plus, when you regularly visit your auto shop, you’re more likely to be informed of any serious recalls or safety issues. (more…)

Ambulance transporting victims of Denver two-vehic…  

An ambulance transporting two victims of a two-vehicle accident was hit by a third vehicle as it was preparing to leave the crash site in northwest Denver. According to Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson, the two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of West 8th Avenue and Federal Boulevard at around 12:35 p.m. on Thursday, January 2.Just as the ambulance was trying to leave the scene of the accident and head towards a hospital, another vehicle crashed into it, striking its front right side, said Denver Health Medical Center spokeswoman Cindy Matthews.The ambulance, despite being hit, proceeded to the hospital since two seriously-injured people, an adult and a child, from the first accident were in the vehicle. It returned to the scene of the crash after getting the pair safely to the hospital.A third ambulance responded to the accident site, but did not take anyone to get medical treatment.Our team at Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., does our utmost to help people in Denver who have been injured in auto accident to get the financial compensation they need. Call us today at (720) 377-9631 to discuss your unique situation and what we might be able to do for you.