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What You Should Know About Rear-Ended Collision Settlements

Were you injured in a rear-end collision caused by another party’s negligence? If so, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other damages. While you might assume that the vehicle in the rear is always at fault, that is not always the case. That is why you need a skilled Colorado auto vehicle accident lawyer who...

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How to File a Skiing Accident Claim

It’s no secret that Colorado has some of the best skiing in the world, attracting locals and travelers alike. Unfortunately, even the most experienced skier can find themselves involved in an accident on the slopes. If you sustained a skiing injury caused by another party’s negligence, you could have the legal right to bring a claim for damages. However,...

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How Long Do the Police Have to File Drug Charges?

If you get arrested for drug charges, you may wonder, How long does it take for the police to file charges for a drug offense? This question breaks down into two separate questions:  How much time do the police have after arresting a suspect to charge them or let them out of jail? How long after a crime do...

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How Does Medical Malpractice Differ from Negligence?

Just about everyone has heard of medical malpractice, but many people are uncertain about what it is. Add in the term “medical negligence,” and most people become even more confused. Even many lawyers lack a clear understanding of the difference between standard negligence, medical negligence, and medical malpractice.  Standard Negligence Standard negligence is a violation of the ordinary duty...

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Is There a Statute of Limitations on Drug Charges?

Almost any drug charge can lead to a variety of consequences for the accused. Still, the statute of limitations for drug charges prevents the state from charging you for violations that occurred in the distant past. The length of the limitation period on drug charges depends on the specific crime you were charged with.  If you’re facing charges for...

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How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record in Colorado?

In 2018 alone, Colorado reported 188 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities. That made up approximately 29.7% of the state’s total fatalities that year. Approximately 76.9% of the alcohol-impaired driving fatalities involved drivers with a blood alcohol content (BAC) at or above 0.15%. These numbers remain staggering despite the fact that 20,353 drivers were arrested in 2018 on suspicion of driving under...

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What Happens When You Get a DUI in Colorado?

Nationwide, over 10,000 people die in DUI accidents every year. It is this high death rate, plus lobbying efforts by organizations such as MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), that has resulted in a steady increase in DUI penalties nationwide. Consequently, DUI charges in Colorado are no laughing matter. Here is what will happen if you are charged with a...

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How Does a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Work in Colorado?

If you think you may need to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Colorado, first of all, good for you. If you aren’t responsible for your injuries, it is wrong for you to have to pay for them. Just by considering filing a medical malpractice suit, you are taking the first step in righting this wrong.  Civil liability for...

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Is DUI a Felony in Colorado?

A DUI in Colorado is more than a mere inconvenience, even if it is your first offense. Although DUI is normally a misdemeanor, under certain circumstances, Colorado can charge you with a felony. If this happens, start looking for a skilled criminal charges defense lawyer immediately, even if you are still in jail. Under Colorado law, there are three...

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The Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Colorado

The Colorado medical malpractice statute of limitations determines the deadline by which you must file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Miss the deadline and the court will dismiss your lawsuit unless an exception applies.  Think of a statute of limitations as a clock that begins running on the date you’re injured and gradually counts down to zero. Once the clock...

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