Wrongful Death

4 Injuries Our Personal Injury Attorneys Have Experience With

Serious accidents can lead to a variety of injuries that leave you feeling helpless, confused, and hurt. As personal injury attorneys, we have seen people’s injuries and the subsequent emotional toll  become crushing burdens on the fabric holding a family together. While we wish we could go back and change the past, our job is… read more

Can a Worker Get Compensation If They Are Injured on an Oil Rig?

A Colorado-based oil company has come under investigation after one of its workers died when a fitting blew off a rig and struck him in the head. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials fined the same oil company $65,000 in 2012 for five serious safety violations, but ended up reaching a settlement after the… read more

Family Awarded Millions in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

On October 14, a jury found that Denver’s police department used excessive force in a 2010 incident that killed one prisoner. The jurors awarded the victim’s family more than $4.5 million in punitive damages. According to reports, the 56-year-old street preacher was arrested on drug paraphernalia charges. After an altercation, five officers laid on top… read more

Can a Father Sue Grandparents Over His Son’s Wrongful Death?

A three-year-old Colorado boy drowned in a neighbor’s pool during a visit with his grandparents. The victim’s father has filed a wrongful death suit against the couple, alleging that their negligent supervision directly caused the boy’s death. In July 2013, the boy’s family was visiting the grandparents before a relative was deployed to Afghanistan. According… read more

Westminster Teen Dies in Drunk Driving Accident

One Colorado teen was killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on auto collision on Friday, September 26. The tragic crash happened early that evening in the 7500 block of Wadsworth Boulevard. Witnesses reported a truck traveling southbound at a high rate of speed before it crossed into the northbound lane and collided head-on… read more

Vail Resorts May Pay Punitive Damages for Teenage Skier’s Death

In January 2012, a 13-year-old skier died in an avalanche at a Vail Mountain ski run. Now, a Broomfield County District Court judge is allowing the boy’s parents to sue Vail Resorts for punitive damages. On the day of the accident, the teenager was on a Prima Cornice ski run with several friends. Vail had… read more