Monthly Archives: December 2016

Can Businesses Be Held Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents Caused by Ice?

There is never a shortage of snow and ice during the winter months in Colorado. Winter weather conditions in our state can create difficulties for businesses and dangers for patrons. Slip and fall accidents caused by ice and snow accumulation can occur without warning. For example, black ice is notoriously difficult to spot. What can… read more

Should Schools Buses Be Required to Use Three-Point Seatbelts?

A tragic bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has sparked a national discussion on whether seatbelts should be mandatory on school buses. Three weeks ago, six children died and more than 20 suffered injuries when a school bus rolled over and slammed into a tree. Witnesses to the school bus accident claim the driver was speeding… read more

Is it Possible to Avoid Whiplash During a Car Accident?

People involved in rear-end accidents may experience whiplash. Injuries caused by whiplash include torn neck muscles, tendons, ligaments, and concussions. Whiplash injuries may not be apparent right way. Some people may experience neck pain, dizziness, blurred vision or headaches hours after a crash. Others may not show symptoms for several days. Consumer Reports, a nonprofit… read more

Is It Time to Say Goodbye to World Supersport Racing?

When the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb changed the rules for motorcycling up the hill, racers weren’t pleased. They thought that limiting the race bikes to production models with single handlebars stock would increase the race’s safety. However, PPIHC officials didn’t realize that they may have actually been blazing the trails of the newest racing… read more

Could Phone Manufacturers Prevent Distracted Driving Crashes?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed automakers and smartphone manufacturers work together to prevent distracted driving crashes. Under the proposal, onboard computer systems found in many new vehicles would block features on smartphones from working. Features like video, texting, internet browsing and selfies would be locked while vehicles are in motion. This… read more