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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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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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Financial Dependency & Domestic Violence

Economic Abuse Is a Form of Domestic Violence 26 million Americans lost their jobs in the first five weeks of the 2020 lockdown. Although the unemployment rate has decreased since then, that does not mean the US economy is up and running again. Millions of people remain unemployed or are working part-time until things go back to normal. These...

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Peloton Recalls All Treadmills After 1 Death, 70 Injuries

What You Need to Know About Peloton’s Recalls On May 5, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled the Peloton Tread and Tread+ treadmills due to one death of a child and 70 other injuries. The famous exercise equipment and media giant ignored an urgent warning from the CPSC about its Tread+ treadmills back in April, refusing to recall...

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How a Snakebite Ended in a Wrongful Death Suit

A Snakebite Resulted in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Here’s Why On May 17, 2019, 62-year-old Priscilla Meredith was bitten by a canebrake rattlesnake while gardening at her home near the Georgia coast. When Meredith arrived at the ER, the doctor did not treat her with antivenom but instead called the Georgia poison control helpline. Helpline workers told the ER...

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3 Types of Prosecutorial Misconduct You Need to Know

How Does Prosecutorial Misconduct Affect Cases? Prosecutors are government lawyers who handle investigations and/or prosecutions of criminal offenses. Their goal is to protect the public and adhere to their government duties by working to put criminals behind bars. In Berger v. United States, 1953, the court held that the prosecutor “is in a peculiar and very definite sense the servant...

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