Archive for the ‘Injury Topics’ Category

Colorado DUI Related Car Accidents Much Higher Over Labor Day Weekend

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13 Coloradans killed in 2012, 138 nationally.  The Labor Day holiday means a welcome three-day weekend, crowds at big annual events like Taste of Colorado, and unfortunately, a higher risk for DUI related accidents on Colorado’s roads. During the Labor Day weekend of 2012, the Colorado State Patrol reported 1400 arrests for drunk driving. That [...]

143 pedestrian collisions This Year Alone

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  9 News reports on a fatal pedestrian accident near Exposition and Havana. This is one more in what has become a rash of pedestrian accidents in the Denver Metro area this year. The 143 pedestrian collisions worked by the Denver Police Department in the first four months of 2013 represents more than a 20% [...]

3-Alarm Fire

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  7 News reports on a 3-alarm fire that burned several units in an apartment building in fort Collins. The Buffalo Run Apartments, at Lincoln Avenue and Lemay Avenue were damaged in a fire that was first reported just before 4:00 in the morning. Poudre Fire Authority Captain Patrick Love says that no injuries have [...]

Denver Police Are Planning Awareness Campaign Aimed At Pedestrian Safety

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In response to an unusually large number of pedestrian accidents in the first three months of 2013, CBS Denver reports that the Denver Police are planning an awareness campaign aimed at educating people about pedestrian safety. A CBS crew working on the story found that while it was easy to spot drivers who were engaged [...]

Driver Runs Red Light, Hits Cop | Denver Car Accident Lawyer

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A driver who ran a red light at Tower Rd and Iliff Ave hit a police officer, according to 9News. Witnesses have said that the officer was making a left turn onto Iliff on a green arrow, when the man traveling the opposite direction on Tower ran the red light, hitting the front of the [...]

Pedestrian Seriously Injured | Colorado Pedestrian Accident Attorney

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The intersection of Federal and Florida was closed, according to the Denver Post, because of a pedestrian accident that resulted in the seriously injured pedestrian being transported to Denver Health. Neither the identity nor the condition of the pedestrian is known. The crash happened shortly after 4:00 pm, and Denver Police closed off the intersection [...]

1 Injured In Hit And Run | Denver Motorcycle Crash Lawyer

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CBS Denver reports that the Denver Police are seeking information about a hit-and-run driver who rear-ended a motorcycle before disappearing.  Late in the evening at 20th Ave and Little Raven, the motorcyclist was struck from behind by a car, causing it to hit the car that was in front of it. The original driver took [...]

Judgment in Nursing Home Suit | Denver Nursing Home Neglect Attorney

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The family of a man who died as a result of terrible bedsores in a nursing home has won a $3.2 million verdict against the nursing home, according to the Denver Post. The man, who was a resident of Pioneer Healthcare Center in Rocky Ford, entered the nursing home in 2009, with Parkinson’s disease. At [...]

Child Injured in Dog Attack | Denver Animal Attack Lawyer

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According to KDVR news, a young boy in Westminster was injured after being bitten by a dog. The injured boy, a ten-year-old who was at the home of his friend’s grandmother was bitten on the face and abdomen when the dog became aggressive. When the two boys went to see the grandmother’s dog, it seemed [...]

Winter Brings ER Visits | Denver Spine Injury Lawyer

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9news.com reports on the fact that winter is a busy time for emergency rooms. Of course, it makes perfect sense that accidents are likely to result as snow and ice accumulate on roads, sidewalks, and parking lots. An emergency doctor who was interviewed by 9 News indicated that the most common weather-related injuries that are [...]