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Slip and Fall Facts in Colorado…  

Were You Hurt in a Slip & Fall Accident Slip and fall accidents run the gamut when it comes to seriousness. We’ve represented clients who fell while on the job and had to take a few weeks off of work, and those who have fallen while on someone else’s property due to the negligence of the property owner and suffered ongoing injury. If you’ve been involved in a slip and fall accident and are wondering what your rights are, the personal injury lawyers at Hull & Zimmerman would like to help. (more…)

Denver gas prices see large rise in one year…  

The Denver slip and fall attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. have learned that gas prices throughout the city of Denver have increased by 31.4 cents a gallon in one year's time.A gasoline website in Denver revealed that in one year, the gas prices in the the city grew by 31.4 cents per gallon. On Sunday, the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $3.82 in Denver. The national average for a gallon of gasoline in the United States was found to be $3.91 on Sunday. The national price has gone up by 17.2 cents in one year.According to a petroleum analyst, the increase of gasoline prices may finally be slowing. Gas prices have declined in the city of Chicago as well as in different areas of California. The analyst relates this decline to the correct utilization of refineries.To learn more about the changing gas prices in the city of Denver, please visit DenverGasPrices.com today.

Jury awards $2.3 million in slip-and-fall case aga…  

A jury in Georgia recently awarded the victim of a slip-and-fall accident at a Kroger grocery store $2.3 million.  According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff, 49, was injured in May 2008 when he slipped on a pile of crushed fruit that had spilled on the floor.When the plaintiff fell, he seriously injured his spinal cord.  Surgery to repair the injury involved stabilizing the spinal cord with several screws and rods.  The man's medical bills amounted to $135,000.  In addition, he was unable to continue working as a commercial landscaper after the accident.Kroger claimed that video cameras at the store did not cover the area of the store where the man slipped.  Moreover, the store's manager claimed that tapes from the day the accident occurred had been taped over because the store's policy only requires videos to be kept for 17 days.The plaintiff's lawyers went to the store for a demonstration of their video camera system, only to find that one of the store's cameras was pointed directly at the location where the plaintiff had slipped.  The judge in the case determined that Kroger had destroyed evidence.Contact the Denver slip and fall accident attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. at 866-385-3505, if you or someone you know has been injured in a slip and fall accident and would like to speak with an experienced injury attorney about your situation.

Jury awards $7.5 million in slip and fall lawsuit…  

Last week a San Diego Superior Court jury awarded a southern California man $7.5 million in his slip and fall lawsuit against Starbucks Coffee Co.The man was in the coffee shop in 2008 when he fell on the wet floor. He sustained a head injury and complications have prevented him from returning to work as a chiropractor since the fall. The jury decided that Starbucks Coffee Co. was negligent in its maintenance of the property.The verdict will compensate the man for his medical expenses, lost income, and loss of enjoyment of life. His wife will also receive $1 million for loss of consortium.If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else's property, contact the Denver slip and fall lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. today by calling (303) 423-1770.

Man files suit after slipping on ice in a Rite Aid…  

A man in West Virginia recently filed suit against Rite Aid over a slip and fall accident that occurred at one of their locations.According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff was injured when visiting a Rite Aid business in Charleston.  The accident occurred in December 2010 when the man slipped on some melted ice on the floor of the store.The plaintiff suffered unspecified injuries in the slip and fall accident.  He argued that Rite Aid was negligent in not warning visitors about the ice and water on their floor.The man is seeking compensation for his injuries and loss of enjoyment of life, including medical expenses and lost wages.If you or someone you know has been injured in a slip and fall accident, contact the Denver slip and fall attorneys of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C. at (303) 423-1770 to discuss your situation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers.

$10 million slip and fall verdict upheld…  

Today, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld one of the largest slip and fall lawsuit verdicts in the history of the country.The lawsuit was filed by a 41-year old truck driver after she slipped on a 185-foot spill of grease while making a delivery at a Walmart store in December 2007.  Investigators determined that the grease had been sitting on a truck ramp in the parking lot for 7 days before the woman slipped and injured herself.After the accident, the truck driver had two back surgeries and a neck surgery and was no longer able to work.  The victim's medical bills from the injuries she suffered in the accident totaled around $500,000.Last year, a jury awarded the woman $15 million, but the award was reduced to $10 million due to the state's limit on awards for non-economic damages.  With today's ruling, an appeal from Walmart was overturned and the victim will receive the $10 million awarded in the original case.If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, contact the Denver slip and fall attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. at (303) 423-1770 to learn more about how we can help you.

Woman awarded $15 million after slip at Greeley Wa…  

A jury in Weld County has awarded a woman $15 million after a slip at the Wal-Mart in Greeley in 2007 caused her to be injured and have to miss work as a result of it.This is considered one of the largest slip and fall verdicts of its kind in the nation. The woman was a self-employed trucker that was delivering food to Wal-Mart in 2007 when she slipped on ice and grease on one of the steps of the receiving ramps behind the store.She fell on her back causing a spinal cord injury the required three spine surgeries. The woman claims that the tried to tell the employee that met her at the ramp about the incident, but the person refused to take a report. The woman could not work after the accident and her medical bills totaled to almost $500,000.If you have suffered a significant injury after a slip and fall accident, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Denver slip and fall lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman by calling (303) 423-1770 today.