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COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries & Possible Compensation

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Long-Term Side Effects? President Biden says all US adults could access COVID-19 vaccines by the end of May, which is significantly ahead of schedule. Whether or not this speculation holds true in two months, the bottom line is vaccines are on the way. Millions of Americans have already received at least one dose, and...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Criminal Defense

6 Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Avoid a DUI on St. Patrick’s Day St. Patricks’ Day is just around the corner, falling on Wednesday, March 17th of this year. But before you and your friends dress up in green-colored outfits and hit the bars for a night out, you must have a safety plan in place. This is because St. Patrick’s Day is not as lucky...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Criminal Defense

Is Sexting a Crime?

Can You go to Jail for Sexting? In this day and age, everything is digital. People can access a wealth of content and the tip of their fingers. It’s easier than ever to send and receive photos, videos, texts, calls, and the like, but with great power comes great responsibility. That being said, sexting is a relatively new phenomenon...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Criminal Defense

Charged for Possessing Drugs That Aren’t Yours?

“The Drugs Weren’t Mine” Defense Drug crime suspects often tell police officers, “Officer, those are not my drugs!” While that is a common defense people use upon their arrest, that does not mean it is a lie. It is possible to get arrested for possessing drugs that didn’t belong to you, and it is possible to get acquitted of...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Assault

What Is the Difference Between Assault & Aggravated Assault?

Is Assault a Felony in Colorado? Unlike many other states, Colorado divides assault into 3 degrees, with first and second-degree assault being known as “aggravated assault” and third-degree assault being the same as simple assault. As such, our lawyers often get asked, “Is assault a felony in Colorado?” The answer: It depends. First and second-degree assaults are felonies, while...

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Colorado Chance to Compete Law

CO Helps Employees by Banning the Box This time last year, Colorado banned the box for employers with 11 or more employees. This time next year, all employers are required to ban the box. What does this mean? The Colorado Chance to Compete Act intends to help people with a criminal record enjoy opportunities in employment. Prior to this...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Serious Injuries Caused by Vaping

What Are the Dangers of Vaping? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, vapes, mods, e-hookahs, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), have serious dangers for kids, teens and young adults in particular. What started as an alternative to smoking cigarettes quickly evolved into a popular device among people who never smoked or used tobacco products. Young people who’ve gotten...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Criminal Defense

Why You Can’t Rely on an Appointed Attorney

Since 1963, all Americans have enjoyed the right to a state-appointed attorney, regardless of the charges against them. The right to a public defender has become synonymous with arrests and Miranda Rights. But relying on a public defender probably isn’t your best option. In fact, we have some very good reasons why you can’t rely on an appointed attorney....

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Criminal Defense

Minor Drug Possession Is No Longer a Felony in CO

Reforming Minor Drug Possession Charges in Colorado Colorado is paving the way for criminal justice reform, as it recently enacted HB19-1263 which makes minor drug possession a felony rather than a misdemeanor. As criminal justice reform becomes increasingly important to various lawmakers, Colorado is setting a great example of how to implement consequences for minor drug possession without permanently destroying defendants’...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Employment Law

5 Steps to Follow If You Suffered an Injury at Work

Workers’ Compensation Rights in Colorado What may seem like another average day at work could turn catastrophic following a work-related injury. Suffering an injury on the job is not only painful and inconvenient, but it can lead to a host of other consequences such as lost income. As a result, you are entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation...

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