Monthly Archives: March 2015

What Are Tips for Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents During Hot Weather?

Spring has started and summer is just around the corner, which means warmer weather and potential health risks to people exposed to the outdoors. If safety precautions are not followed, vulnerable motorcyclists could succumb to the effects of very warm weather. Fortunately, there are precautions motorcyclists can take to avoid dehydration, heat stroke and other… read more

New Colorado Public Safety Campaign Seeks to Eliminate Auto Accidents

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has announced a statewide effort to reduce the number of traffic fatalities from auto accidents to zero. The campaign, appropriately named “Moving Towards Zero Deaths”, will target causes of car accidents that include impaired and distracting driving. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, distracted driving is the number one cause… read more

Will Lane-Splitting Spread to Other States?

Lane-splitting, the practice of allowing motorcyclists to cruise between cars, is legal in the state of California and nowhere else. However, that might change, and efforts to legalize lane-splitting are underway in Washington, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas. Lawmakers believe that legalizing lane-splitting will relieve traffic congestion. The idea of allowing motorcyclists to maneuver through traffic… read more

Can General Motors Be Sued for Car Accidents Caused by Defective Parts?

In the last several weeks, we have written about faulty equipment in automobiles and how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) can issue recalls and fines. However, discussing how individuals and families can receive injury and wrongful death compensation from negligent automakers is just as important. One of the most recent examples of litigation… read more

Five Ways Defensive Driving Prevents Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists can adopt methods that will reduce the chance of being involved in a motorcycle accident. Defensive driving entails preventing ways motorcycle accidents can happen, such as reducing your speed or maintaining your motorcycle. The purpose of defensive driving is to be prepared, and we have five ways that motorcyclists can protect themselves from an… read more

Can Families and Victims of School Violence Sue for Damages?

School shootings and other violent events are national tragedies that leave families reeling from the pain of personal loss. Until recently, family members and shooting victims had no recourse for litigation, and thus no chance to receive compensation. Due to the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA), it has been impossible for victims and surviving family… read more