Warmer temperatures are setting in across Colorado and the country. This is a reminder to drivers to always check the back seat when walking away from their vehicle.
In 2019, motor vehicle crashes cost American society $340 billion according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (2013). This $340 billion figure of motor vehicle crashes represents the equivalent of $1,035 for each of the 328 million people in the United States and 1.6% of the $21.4 trillion real U.S. gross domestic product for the year 2019 (NHTSA, 2023).
Protect yourself against uninsured motorists, because despite 49 states legally requiring drivers to have auto insurance many people remain uninsured.
After an automobile collision, you may be left dealing with the bodily injuries and the property damage to your vehicle. To optimize your claim, we STRONGLY suggest that you hire an attorney to assist you.
If your car becomes stuck or stalled in winter weather, focus on yourself and your passengers, your car, and your surroundings. Stay put, stay safe and stay warm.
When driving in winter weather, SLOW DOWN. It is harder to control or stop your vehicle on icy or snow-covered surfaces. Increase your following distance so that you have plenty of time to stop for the vehicles ahead of you in wet, icy or snow-covered conditions.
Unfortunately, every type of insurance from auto to homeowners and disability, to name a few, are all impacted in one way or another by cost-savings actions of these insurance companies.
Did you know that more than 1/3rd of home decoration fires are started by candles? And more than 2 our of every 5 decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source (NFPA, 2019). Decorations such as: trees, lights and candles increase the risk of home fires during the holidays. Take this as a friendly reminder to test your smoke alarms and practice a home fire escape plan with your family. When decorating and entertaining this holiday season, keep these tips from the National Fire Protection Association in mind.
If you have been in an auto collision and another party was cited for fault of the collision, your insurance company cannot raise your rates (C.R.S. § 10-4-628).
In order for a freight train to stop, it may take up to a mile or more. That is 18 football fields of distance. Light trains may require about 600 feet or 2 football fields of distance to stop. Remember that trains, no matter what size, take longer to stop. Always be vigilant when coming up to and through a crossing, no matter if it is a freight, light or passenger train crossing.
In almost every situation where you are injured or a loved one is killed and it was caused by another person or entity's action or omission, you are able to seek damages. To know for sure if you have a case, the value of the case and how long you have to negotiate and/or file a lawsuit is through the help of a Personal Injury attorney in Colorado. Reach out to Travis Legal Office, LLC today to schedule a FREE consultation. We can be contacted through our online form , by email at [email protected], or call (303) 766-8766. Our Personal Injury attorneys are here to listen to your case and identify the best legal options for you.
A seatbelt restrains a grown child or adult in the event of a crash to help prevent injury. The seat belt is placed over the strongest parts of the body.
A forward-facing seat with a harness should be used until a child reaches the top height or weight limits listed on the seat. Once they have reached these limits, then a child should move into a booster seat placed in the back seat. A booster seat is designed to boost the child's height so that a seatbelt will fit properly over the strongest parts of the child's body.
Children should remain in a rear-facing seat until they reach the top height or weight limits listed on the seat. Once they have reached these limits, they should move into a forward-facing seat with a harness that is installed in the back seat with the seat belt or lower anchors and tether.