Tag Archives: Denver car accident lawyer

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…)

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…)

Passenger suffers serious injuries in rollover acc…  

This weekend, a driver and passenger were injured in a rollover accident in between Lyons and Longmont on Colorado Highway 66, according to the Colorado State Patrol.The two injured people, both aged 26-years old, were traveling in a 1995 GMC Sierra in the westbound lanes of the freeway.  The car accident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. close to 63rd Street.For an unknown reason, the GMC Sierra veered off the left side of the highway and continued into an embankment off the side of the road.  The vehicle rolled at least 1.5 times and struck a tree in the process.The passenger was ejected from the vehicle in the rollover accident and suffered serious injuries.  Both the driver, who incurred minor injuries, and the  passenger were taken to Longmont United Hospital.  The passenger was later transferred to Denver Health Medical Center.To speak with an attorney about injuries you or a loved one has suffered in a car accident, contact the Denver accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. by calling (303) 423-1770 today.

4 injured in 2-vehicle accident in Ft. Collins…  

Last week, 4 people were injured in a 2-vehicle accident involving a Larimer County Sheriff's Office vehicle in Ft. Collins, Colorado.The accident occurred at 11:27 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of College Avenue and Harmony Road.  According to police reports, a Larimer County officer was stopped in the southbound lanes of College Avenue at a red light when he witnessed a traffic violation.The officer, who was stopped in the left-turn lane, switched on his emergency lights and began turning left into the eastbound lanes of Harmony Road.  In the middle of the intersection, the officer's vehicle was struck by a car traveling northbound on College Avenue with a green light.The 38-year old Larimer County officer was treated for minor injuries at the hospital.  Paramedics took the driver and two passengers in the other vehicle to Poudre Valley Hospital where they were treated for moderate injuries.Police are investigating the accident to determine who was at fault.  Currently, alcohol and speed are not suspected to have played a role in the car accident.If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident in Denver, contact the Denver accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. by calling (303) 423-1770 today.

Police investigating fatal accident on I-70B…  

Saturday afternoon, a fatal accident occurred on Interstate 70 Business Loop, or I-70B, in Grand Junction, Colorado.Police reports state that the 2-vehicle accident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. and officers arrived at the scene at around 6 p.m.  The Grand Junction Police Department began investigating but was waiting on the Colorado State Patrol to take over investigating the car accident.The accident occurred near 31 1/2 Road and involved a van and one other vehicle.  Officers believe the two vehicles collided when one of them made a left hand turn and struck the other vehicle.One person was killed in the accident and several were taken to hospitals with unspecified injuries.Our utmost sympathies go out to the victim's family after this tragic accident.

Drunk driver charged with murder in fatal hit-and-…  

Last week, Colorado police charged a woman with first-degree murder for her suspected involvement in a drunk driving hit-and-run accident in Longmont.  In addition, the woman faces 8 other charges including driving under the influence.According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident occurred when the 32-year old driver was traveling on Nelson Road one Saturday evening.  The woman's truck was witnessed crossing over the center line near 63rd Street before colliding head-on with another vehicle.The driver of the vehicle that was hit by the drunk driver was killed in the accident.  The driver's sister and 2-year old daughter suffered serious injuries in the drunk driving accident.

3 injured in 2-vehicle accident near Parachute, CO…  

3 people suffered injuries in a 2-vehicle accident in Parachute, Colorado yesterday evening.  According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the accident occurred at around 5 P.M. on Tuesday at Interstate 70 and Highway 6.The accident happened between the cities of Parachute and Rifle when a motorhome traveling in the westbound lanes of I-70 got a flat tire.  The motorhome moved to the right side of the road and onto Highway 6 where it collided with a pickup truck traveling eastbound on the highway.The two vehicles collided head-on.  The driver of the pickup truck had to be flown to Grand Junction Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.  The driver of the motorhome and a passenger in the vehicle suffered minor injuries.If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident caused by another driver, contact the Denver car accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. at 866-385-3505 and set up an appointment to meet with one of our experienced vehicle accident lawyers.