Monthly Archives: August 2012

Riding Without a Motorcycle License in Colorado

Earlier this week we wrote about Cactus Moser, Wynonna Judd’s husband and drummer. He lost his leg below the knee in a motorcycle accident, and he received a citation for riding without a license. Unfortunately, riding without a license happens more often than you might think. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that… read more

What to Do After an Industrial Accident

Industrial accidents are some of the most complex incidents in the workplace when it comes to assigning responsibility. A tool or piece of machinery may have failed, in which case the manufacturer is responsible for a defective product. The employee’s supervisor may have failed to provide adequate training. A negligent worker, despite proper training, could… read more

Common Motorcycle Injuries

On Monday, we wrote about Wynonna Judd’s husband, Cactus Moser, who lost his leg below the knee in a motorcycle accident. Moser’s accident shows that bikers face a unique set of injury risks every time they hit the road. Some of the more common injuries include: Road rash. This happens when the bike tips over… read more

About Natural Gas Accidents

On Monday, we wrote about a tragic natural gas accident that took the life of one worker and injured two others at a Colorado Encana Corp. location. While these kinds of accidents are statistically rare, they are often devastating and fatal. Natural Gas Accident Statistics A search for “Natural Gas” in the Occupational Health and… read more

One Dead, Three Injured in Industrial Accident

Encana Corp. has not released the names of the deceased or injured workers involved in a “high-pressure gas release” incident that took place at its eastern Colorado location. The man who died was a 60-year-old contractor who worked for BGH Gas Test Operating Inc.; two of the injured men also worked for that company, and… read more

Avoiding Accidents at Bike Rallies

This past week we have written about injuries, accidents and deaths at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Our goal is not to turn people away from these events – rallies are a great way to meet new people and enjoy the camaraderie of the motorcycle community. Instead, we want new riders to know that you take… read more

Spectator Injuries at Sporting Events

This week we discussed the accidents and injuries that took place at the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, aka Race to the Clouds. Attending an event like this carries some risk – your ticket might even say something to the effect of “Enter at your own risk” – but the event planners and site… read more

Tom Metier Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Colorado injury attorney Tom Metier was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Metier Law Firm, LLC would like to congratulate Tom on his achievement.… read more