| Read Time: 4 minutes | Wrongful Death

Why You Need to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney

The death of a loved one is a tremendous loss in any situation. If someone else’s actions caused your loved one’s death, it can be infuriating and inspire you to seek justice. Filing a wrongful death claim provides surviving family members with a way to recover compensation for their losses. While nothing can truly replace your loved one, financial...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Truck Accidents

Average Settlement for a Flatbed Truck Accident

Early 2021 estimates indicate that fatal accidents involving large trucks are up 13% from 2020, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. In the United States, approximately 5,601 people died in a flatbed truck accident or a collision involving a large truck in 2021. In Colorado alone, 81 people died in a collision involving a large truck that...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accident

How Much Is the Settlement if I Was Hit by a Company Vehicle?

It is common for vehicle accident victims to have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions is, How much is the settlement if I was hit by a company vehicle? It is a valid question, and the answer varies depending on several factors that we will look at in this article.  One of the most important...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Brain Injuries

What Is The Average Settlement for Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries are often life-altering and, at worse, life-threatening. Most people dealing with this serious injury are eager to get back to the life they once knew. Understandably, this leads victims of traumatic brain injuries to wonder how quickly they can settle their case and what the average settlement for a brain injury might be. So you are...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Insurance

What to Know About Double Indemnity

Double indemnity clauses stipulate that an insurance carrier agrees to pay at least double the policy limit if the policyholder dies an accidental death. Life insurance and accident policies (also known as AD&D for “accidental death and dismemberment”) often include double indemnity clauses. While these clauses can provide financial relief and other benefits in a time of grief, understanding...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Motorcycle Accident

Can I File a Claim If I Was a Passenger of a Motorcycle That Got into an Accident?

Being involved in a motorcycle collision is terrifying. If you are a passenger on the motorcycle, you might also be confused about what you should do next. The idea of filing a claim against someone you know or care about is stressful. However, you need to look out for your best interests when you’ve suffered injuries that are no...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | Car Accident

Biggest Car Accident Settlements in the USA

Car accidents can be traumatic, bringing about devastating consequences. Where the victims suffer serious injuries, the wounds, visible and invisible, may stay with victims for years to come. Families who lose a loved one in a car accident may never truly heal.   Car accident settlements are a way for victims and the at-fault party to resolve the case without...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Personal Injury

Here’s What You Should Know About Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases

The main purpose of damages in a personal injury case is to compensate someone for the losses they suffered due to the defendant’s negligence. There are multiple types of damages that you can receive if another person’s negligence causes you harm.  What if the defendant’s behavior was particularly bad? What if the defendant knew in advance that what they...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Blog

Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death in Colorado

A wrongful death claim is more than just a lawsuit. Losing a loved one suddenly and senselessly impacts a family in countless ways. If you lost someone special due to wrongful death, you have a right to recover for your financial losses. While no compensation could ever replace the loss of a loved one, economic recovery may help families...

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Jackknife Truck Accident?

Were you injured in a jackknife truck accident? Are you not only dealing with recovering from your physical injuries but also the financial impact of the accident? Do you wonder whether you have a claim against the negligent truck driver for financial compensation? At Gerash Steiner Blanton, P.C., we proudly represent trucking accident victims in both settlement negotiations and...

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