In most personal injury cases, the central question in the lawsuit is negligence. If the defendant had an obligation to provide a safe environment and did not, they can be held liable for any injuries or deaths that occur as a result. Sometimes, the offender goes beyond negligence and deliberately creates a dangerous situation. When… read more
Accidents by Location
Welcome to the Metier Law Firm blog! In this section of our blog, you can find information about accidents in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and other locations across the nation. We have information about motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, truck accidents, and more. As personal injury attorneys, we believe that it’s our job to help members of the public reduce their risk of being seriously injured, and you’ll find a wealth of information designed to help you stay safe on the road. Our blog is constantly being updated with new content, so check back often and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.
The growing popularity of cell phones and other handheld devices have made distracted driving accidents a nationwide epidemic. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable to injury, because they are smaller and less visible than cars. It is important to note that motorcycles also come with fewer safety features than cars. Even when a motorcyclist does everything right,… read more
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second oldest motorsport competition in America. The annual event encourages competitors from all over to try their luck on the 12-mile track, which climbs more than 5,000 feet up the Colorado hillside. Racers need all their skills to navigate the track’s 156 turns, many on grades averaging… read more
Police are requesting information about a stolen motorcycle that could have been sold on June 1. The motorcycle in question, a KTM 2009 XC250 was stolen during a burglary in Denver on May 30. Denver police now suspect that the bike may have been sold at the Mile High Flea Market to a person who… read more
In congested or stop-and-go traffic, many motorcyclists are tempted to avoid delays by “lane splitting” or riding between two lanes of slowly moving cars. While many states do not specifically prohibit lane splitting, they do not recognize it as a legal road maneuver. At this time, only California specifically permits lane splitting if it is… read more
Hit-and-run accidents have killed more than 130 people in Colorado since 2008, with charges filed in about 75 percent of cases involving fatal injury. Police credit witnesses who are willing to testify for the high number of successful prosecutions. They know more than anyone that without witnesses, hit-and-runs can be very difficult to solve. On… read more