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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…)

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…)

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…)