Monthly Archives: October 2014

Are You Riding on Defective Motorcycle Tires?

Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. and TBC Corp. are recalling more than 1,400 motorcycle tires, after they discovered possible defects that could lead to accidents. The recall applies to Wild Country Radial XTX Sport tires size 265/65R18. The manufacturers received reports of cracking problems and broken ply cords, which can increase the risk of blowouts… read more

Can a Father Sue Grandparents Over His Son’s Wrongful Death?

A three-year-old Colorado boy drowned in a neighbor’s pool during a visit with his grandparents. The victim’s father has filed a wrongful death suit against the couple, alleging that their negligent supervision directly caused the boy’s death. In July 2013, the boy’s family was visiting the grandparents before a relative was deployed to Afghanistan. According… read more

Wounded Warrior Bounces Back After Motorcycle Accident

Gideon L. Connelly lost his leg in 2011. On October 2, he made huge strides at this year’s Warrior Games in Colorado Springs. Three years ago, the Senior Airman badly injured his left leg in a motorcycle accident. Despite extensive surgical and therapeutic efforts, his doctors eventually gave him a choice: keep the leg and… read more

Metier Law Firm Fundraises to Support Veterans

November 11 is Veteran’s day, the day we set aside to honor the service men and women who risk their lives to protect our way of life. Unfortunately, many soldiers can face challenges readjusting to civilian life. Many veterans suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both of which can lead… read more

Mother and Child Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident

A pregnant mother from Greeley and her 9-year-old daughter were killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer late last month. A 24-year-old male passenger riding with them was airlifted to the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley with serious injuries. The group was riding in a pickup truck on Weld County Road 31. As they… read more

Can a Motorcycle Rally Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer?

The Mountain Shadow Riders of Colorado Springs held its 14th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Ride to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Southeastern Colorado. The Mountain Shadow Riders are a local chapter of Women on Wheels (WOW), an organization dedicated to “unit[ing] all women motorcycle enthusiasts for recreation, education, mutual support, recognition,… read more

Possible Brain Injury Causes CSU Receiver to Miss Game

The Colorado State University (CSU) football team lost a significant piece of its offense when the its second-leading receiver sustained a possible concussion before the team’s game against Boston College. Head coach Jim McElwain said that Joe Hansley suffered a head injury during a “practice mishap” earlier in the week and that he would rather… read more

Hit-and-Run Driver Pays $2.5 Million for Motorcycle Accident

A Denver jury awarded a $2.5 million settlement to the family of a hit-and-run victim who was killed in a motorcycle accident. In 2011, a 25-year-old motorcyclist was riding near Federal Boulevard and Virginia Avenue when a white Jeep Cherokee pulled out of a car wash directly into the bike’s path. The rider tried to… read more