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Colorado’s Red Flag Law Goes into Effect Next Month

In January of 2020, Colorado’s red flag law will take effect. The proposed bill was approved by Governor Jared Polis earlier this year but was met with some resistance. Many of the state’s police departments said they would ignore the law, as it violates people’s constitutional rights. What Is a Red Flag Law? In response to the number of...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Safe Driving During Winter Months

Following Safe Driving Laws Not only are there safety practices to follow during snowy months in Colorado, there are laws that apply to our vehicles during winter months, as well. Law enforcement officials have created laws to follow with regard to tires that help protect you and other drivers on the road. The Active Traction Law (code 15) requires motorists to have...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Criminal Defense

What Are Police Looking for on Social Media?

Warning: Social Media Posts Are Forever No matter charges you are facing, there is always a risk of social media being brought into you case as evidence. Even if you have scoured your recent posts and deleted anything you thought could be used against you, deleted posts are still accessible by law enforcement. If you are facing criminal charges,...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Bicycle Accidents: Safety on the Road

Bicycle injuries and accidents on the road are often caused by driver negligence or reckless actions. Death or serious injury can be the result of such bicycle accidents, as Colorado residents hear about in the news every month. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, it pays to seek legal counsel from an experienced attorney who has your...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | DUI

Tips for Safe Driving

When you are behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, driving safely should be your priority. Your life and the lives of others count on it. Unfortunately, distractions on the road are only increasing, especially with the pervasive presence of smartphones. It is important to remember that, even though we might all lead busy lives and are tempted to...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Product Liability

What You Need to Know About Defective Product Claims

People rarely expect a defective item to have a significant impact on their lives. However, even a slight defect in something as important as a car can have an enormous effect on the safety of the vehicle. For example, Takata Corp. was responsible for the largest automotive recall in history after people discovered Takata’s faulty airbags could and did...

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4 Ways to Promote Safety on the Road

Driving is one of the most dangerous things we do every day. Even when we are of completely sound and alert mind, accidents happen. These accidents increase exponentially when you or other drivers on the road have been drinking, speeding, or are generally driving distracted. At Gerash Steiner & Blanton, P.C., we want to put an end to the...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | In The News

Police Begin Using GPS Tracking Darts in Colorado

New technology is being used by the police of Colorado in order to circumvent possible hazardous situations on the road. This new GPS technology comes in the form of darts, which are deployed from squad cars. The purpose of these darts is to stop high-speed pursuits and even prevent them from taking place at all. These darts, StarChase, use...

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4 Signs of Hospital Negligence

Patients unknowingly suffer from hospital negligence every day. Do you know the signs and indicators to look for? Below, we list 4 of the most common signs, and we explain how to file a claim if you or a loved one have suffered. 1.Bedsores Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are blister-like marks on the skin that form when someone has...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

What to Do if You Are Injured on a Cruise Ship

No one expects to be injured while on vacation.  Unfortunately, cruise ship and travel accidents are relatively common occurrences. What should you do if you sustain an injury on a cruise ship? Don’t panic – we’ve developed a list of instructions for you to follow after a cruise ship accident. Report the Incident If you are injured on a...

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