Colorado Accidents By Location

At Metier Law Firm, we want to be a force for good in our communities. Many of our personal injury attorneys live and work in Colorado, and this section of our blog is dedicated to discussing common safety issues facing Coloradans, providing you with tips to keep you safe on the road, and keeping you updated about laws, regulations, and notable headlines.

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Hit-and-Run Driver Pays $2.5 Million for Motorcycle Accident

A Denver jury awarded a $2.5 million settlement to the family of a hit-and-run victim who was killed in a motorcycle accident. In 2011, a 25-year-old motorcyclist was riding near Federal Boulevard and Virginia Avenue when a white Jeep Cherokee pulled out of a car wash directly into the bike’s path. The rider tried to… read more

Emily’s Parade Sees Highest Turnout to Date

In 2006, 16-year-old Emily Keyes was killed by a gunman who held her and six other girls hostage inside Platte Canyon High School. That year, and every year since, her friends and family hold a motorcycle rally to honor her memory, known as Emily’s Parade. Students, teachers, family and friends all gather in the parking… read more

Harley-Davidson Issues Recall for Possible Clutch Defect

Harley-Davidson is recalling 125,000 of their latest motorcycles, after reports of a potential problem with the hydraulic clutch system. The recall affects Touring, CVO Touring, CVO Softail and Trike motorcycles for the 2014 model year. The affected motorcycles were built in the U.S. from May 22, 2013 to July 18, 2014. Some models were also… read more

Do I Really Need a Motorcycle Helmet?

Colorado is one of 31 states where adult motorcyclists are not required to wear helmets. Riders are allowed to make their own choices about safety equipment with the exception of eye protection, but their choices could generate serious consequences. According to Consumer Reports, helmet use is about 50 percent in states without a helmet law.… read more

Iconic Easy Rider Bike Up for Sale

“Easy Rider” was one of the most iconic motorcycle movies of the 1960s. Now, a Los Angeles collector is selling the iconic chopper that Peter Fonda rode in the movie, holding an official auction on October 18. The bike features the same forward-angled front wheel and handlebars, fishtail exhaust pipes and teardrop-shaped gas tank that… read more

Longmont Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Police have identified a Longmont motorcyclist who died in a tragic accident on September 22. According to reports from Colorado State Patrol, the 34-year-old male was riding south on the highway when a traffic light started to turn red at the intersection of Niwot Road and U.S. 287. The truck in front of the motorcyclist… read more

Police Officer Rear-Ends Motorcyclists

A Colorado couple suffered minor injuries after an officer with the Utah Highway Patrol rear-ended their motorcycle with his squad car. On Tuesday, September 16, the state trooper was traveling on Wendover Blvd. behind two people on a motorcycle. The riders slowed down to enter a parking lot, but the officer did not notice, because… read more

Colorado Couple Builds World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle

A husband and wife team from Denver, Colorado just designed the world’s fastest electric motorcycle. The husband is a research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and his wife is a PhD candidate at the University of Denver. The couple has spent the last five years designing the electric bike, affectionately named the… read more

Car Collides with Motorcycle While Merging

A 66-year-old Loveland motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital after being thrown from his motorcycle on September 9. The rider was traveling north on North Garfield Avenue when a Toyota Camry merged into his lane. The 83-year-old driver failed to notice the motorcyclist and the two collided. The driver did not sustain any injuries, but… read more

Honda Recalls 126,000 Gold Wing Motorcycles

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is recalling 126,000 of its Gold Wing touring motorcycles for issues with the rear brake. Problems with the secondary master cylinder may cause the rear brake to drag on some bikes, increasing the likelihood of an accident. Friction between the road and the defective part may also generate heat, and could… read more