Burn Injuries

Residents Sue Fire Department for Negligence During Wildfire

More than 60 victims whose homes were destroyed in the Black Forest Fire are suing the Black Forest Fire Department, arguing that authorities were negligent in handling the blaze. The Black Forest Fire was one of the most destructive in Colorado history, burning approximately 15,000 acres and destroying around 500 homes. Two people died as… read more

Who Is Contributing To Traumatic Brain Injury Research?

According to the Independent Record, the National Football League and General Electric recently awarded a $300,000 grant to fund research into the treatment and diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) at the University of Montana. The study will focus on the types of brain injuries sustained by athletes and members of the military. The daily… read more

Tesla Downgraded by Analysts Following Car Fire

Wyoming Public Media is reporting that after a video of a Tesla Model S fire went viral, analysts have downgraded the electric car company. The YouTube video, which made the rounds a couple of weeks ago, shows the car engulfed in flames, according to NPR. “The fire Tuesday was caused by a large metallic object… read more

Car Explodes After Colorado Springs Car Accident

ABC 7News in Denver is reporting that a car erupted in flames and exploded after it was involved in a car accident in Colorado Springs. According to Colorado Springs police, the car caught on fire after another car rear-ended it near the intersection of Highway 115 and Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard. A fire truck arrived on the… read more

Fourth of July Fireworks Accident Injures 39

According to a report by ABC 13 in Houston, 39 people were injured when a Simi Valley, California fireworks show went awry on the Fourth of July. The 39 people were part of a crowd of 10,000 gathered at a Southern California park to take in the fireworks show, an annual event since 1970. Those… read more

Injured In Colorado Springs?

Colorado Springs is the second most populous city in Colorado with a population of 416,427, second only to Denver. However, Colorado Springs is second to no city in Colorado in terms of area with a total land and water area of 194.7 square miles, including eight major highways. The main three are Interstate 25, US… read more

Three Workers Sustain Burn Injuries After Fire Breaks Out At Workplace

Three workers were injured on May 19, after a fire broke out at the Laramie River Station, just north of Cheyenne, Wyoming. The fire broke out at the station’s coal unloading station. The three employees were injured during their attempts to control the blaze. One worker was flown to the Colorado Burn Center for severe… read more

Colorado Injury Lawyers See Dangers in Western Colorado Oil Spill

An oil spill accident involving more than 60,000 gallons of toxic hydrocarbon was found by construction crews near Parachute, but the source of the oil plume has not been identified. Workers are trying to remove the underground oil with vacuum trucks, and have withdrawn approximately 5,418 gallons as of March 18. The crew reports that… read more

Following Grill Explosion, Storm Returns to ESPN

Hannah Storm, an anchor for ESPN, was cooking dinner for her family on December 11. She turned on her propane grill, started a fire and went inside for a few minutes. When she returned outside, she saw that the wind had blown out the flames. She turned off the gas and tried to reignite the… read more

Following Critical Space Heater Explosion, Denver Accident Lawyers Urge Caution

A space heater explosion injured a child and two adults in a Colorado Springs garage, and two of them are in critical condition from their burn injuries. The accident occurred on Sunday, December 9. Firefighters say that a man was working on his car inside his sealed garage with his 2-year-old son and another man.… read more