Monthly Archives: February 2016

Why Won’t Colorado Make Lane-Splitting Legal?

Not long ago we talked to you about a bill in California that would make lane-splitting legal. Unfortunately, that bill stalled out in the legislative process, though it showed much promise. Since then Colorado lawmaker Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt proposed a lane-splitting bill in our beautiful state, which would have kept many motorcyclists safer in dense… read more

Researchers Propose Bizarre Theory: Did Henry the VIII Have a Brain Injury?

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have proposed an interesting theory about King Henry the VIII, one of European history’s most brutal monarchs. The theory argues King Henry’s impulsive and violent behavior may have been caused by a series of brain injuries, possibly even chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Historical records show that King Henry was… read more

Metier Law Firm Given Guardian Angel Award for Helping Abused and Neglected Children

Realities for Children has presented Metier Law Firm with the Guardian Angel Award for its continued work helping defend abused and neglected children. Created in 1996, Realities for Children provides services for abused, neglected and at-risk children in Larimer Country. These services include providing children with school supplies, bikes and Christmas presents. Colorado injury attorney… read more

Remembering A Fallen Colorado Racer

Last week on February 17th, we talked about how the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has retained Broadmoor as its principal sponsor, but to the participants and organizers of the Race to the Clouds, that day had an even deeper significance. February 17th was the birthday of Carl Sorensen, the motorcycle racer who died in… read more

Researchers Discover Connection Between Concussions and Suicide

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto has revealed alarming new information about the long-term mental health consequences of concussions. According to the study, which was recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, concussions can triple the long-term risk of suicide. Researchers took 235,000 people with a history of concussions… read more

Can Billboards Cause Accidents?

Can billboards cause accidents? This is an important question to ask, as the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is increasingly relying on roadside signs to display safety messages. Over the last year, CDOT has created and posted billboards with Star Wars-themed safety messages or the current number of deaths from car accidents throughout the state.… read more

Could Electronic Cigarettes Become the Next Major Defective Product?

Several weeks ago, we wrote about how electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigs or e-cigarettes) have been gaining notoriety for exploding and injuring consumers. Reports of electronic cigarette explosions are similar to the press attention surrounding hoverboards. Both products use lithium-ion batteries and are primarily manufactured overseas in China. Some electronic cigarettes and hoverboards are… read more