Archive for December, 2010

Questions and Answers about Denver DUI Cases

Q: My 25-year-old daughter has recently been carpooling from her job in downtown Denver along with a neighbor girl who often wants to “stop for a beer” on the way home. I’m worried about a DUI. What can I tell my daughter to help sober her up? A: According to the 2008 report from the [...]

A Slip on the Ice Leads to a $68,500 Denver Settlement

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On September 27, 2010, 7NEWS reported that the Denver City Council unanimously agreed to pay $68,500 to a Denver woman injured during a slip and fall accident which occurred on an icy sidewalk at the city-owned Wellshire Golf Course in November 2008. The Council adopted the settlement without debate. According to the Denver woman’s lawsuit, [...]

Heavy Snowfall Causes 34 Car Pileup Outside Denver

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Last month, one of Denver’s first snowfalls caused a 34 car pileup on Interstate 25 outside of Denver, according to USA Today. The hard snow, fog, and ice caused 34 vehicles (including 4 semi-trucks) to crash in 3 separate accidents. According to witnesses, the vehicles were spinning out of control as they crashed into one [...]

Questions and Answers about Denver Medical Malpratice Cases

Q: My mother-in-law had laser surgery at an eye clinic in the Denver area after responding to their promotional advertisements promising her near-perfect eyesight. Now, her vision is rapidly becoming worse after the operation. How can I help her? A: Some medical procedures, and also medications, are being offered to cure difficult problems for an [...]

1-year-old Found Dead in a Denver Daycare

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According to a 7News report, paramedics were called to a home daycare located in the 4300 block of Ceylon Street in northeast Denver at about 4 p.m. on November 5th, 2010 when a 1-year-old boy was reported not breathing. The child was transported to Children’s Hospital in Aurora where he was pronounced dead. Later, Denver [...]

Questions and Answers about Denver Head Injury Accidents

Q: Yesterday during my son’s football practice at a Denver-area high school, he was hit on the head pretty hard by another player. The school doctor said he’s OK, but today my son seems groggy and confused. Now the school wants me to sign a paper saying that they’re not responsible for the incident during [...]

Head-on Collision Closes Down I-76

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9News is reporting that part of I-76 was shutdown in both directions following a head-on collision Tuesday night. The collision occurred at around 5 p.m. near Bromley Lane in Brighton. According to Brighton Police, a pick-up truck was heading eastbound when it crossed the center median and struck an oncoming semi head-on. The driver of [...]

Bicyclist Suffers Spinal Injuries in Denver Area Hit and Run

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According to the Huffington Post, a Denver bicyclist sustained serious facial and spinal injuries when he was hit in a Denver hit and run accident this summer. The driver, Mr. Enzinger, claims that the smell of his new Mercedes may have caused him to fall asleep at the wheel of his car. Unfortunately, after the [...]

Denver Family Receives $150,000 Settlement for Medical Malpractice Death

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According to the Denver Post, on December 4th, 2010, the University of Colorado agreed to pay a settlement of $150,000 to the family of a man who died after oral surgery in 2008. The 4­1-year-old dental patient had gone to the CU School of Dental Medicine complaining of pain and inflammation from an abscessed tooth. [...]

Roll-over Crash Kills One

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The Denver Post is reporting that a man died in an early morning car crash in Aurora. The single vehicle accident happened around 3:35 a.m. on East Quincy Avenue. According to the report, the victim was driving a pick-up truck westbound on Quincy Avenue when the truck struck a curb then a light pole before [...]