Wrongful Death

Is It Too Late to File My Personal Injury Lawsuit?

In any civil case, the statute of limitations is your deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit. The time limit varies depending on the circumstances, but the clock usually starts running the day you are injured. If you file your lawsuit too late, it will almost certainly be dismissed. Can I File My Case After… read more

Vail Resorts Facing Wrongful Death Lawsuit over Teen Skier’s Death

A district court judge has refused to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against Vail Resorts, which alleges that the ski company is responsible for the death of a 13-year-old avalanche victim. In January 2012, the upper section of a ski run called Prima Cornice was closed for “safety reasons” due to poor snow conditions. The… read more

Drunk Driver Convicted in Crash That Killed Mother and Toddler

On June 12, a hit-and-run driver was convicted on several charges stemming from a fatal car crash that killed a mother and her three-year-old son. Last July, the hit-and-run driver was traveling southbound near Judge Orr Road and Log Road when she failed to stop at a stop sign. Her SUV barreled into the intersection… read more

Kroger Battles Wrongful Death Lawsuits After Listeria Outbreak

Dr. Mike Hauser, a 68-year-old-podiatrist from Monument, CO, was eating cantaloupe to stay healthy while recovering from a rare blood cancer known as myeloma. He and several others eventually became horribly sick, and many died a painful death as a result of a listeria infection from the tainted fruit. Several Colorado families with similar stories… read more

Who is Liable if the Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel?

Drivers who fall asleep at the wheel may be under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol, but they could just as easily be stressed, overworked or in the middle of a long drive. Even if their circumstances are understandable, drivers who fall asleep at the wheel are still creating a dangerous environment and putting… read more

Wyoming Man Facing Charges After Fatal Three-Car Accident

An October 10 three-car accident has left two people dead and a Wyoming man charged in the fatal wreck, according to CBS 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The 27-year-old Wyoming man was officially charged with two counts of operating while impaired causing death in the 63rd District Court on October 11. Each count carried a $25,000… read more

Fountain Three-Vehicle Accident Claims Life of 12-Year-Old

A 12-year-old boy was killed in a three-vehicle accident in Fountain, Colorado on September 23, according to a report by NBC 5 in Colorado Springs. The accident happened at the intersection of Plaza Boulevard and CO 85/87. The 12-year-old was the lone fatality of the wreck, but several others were injured, including a five-week-old girl,… read more

Rock Springs Bulldozer Accident Claims Life of Coal Miner

A bulldozer fell off a 160-foot high wall, killing its operator at the Bridger Coal Mine near Rock Springs, Wyoming, according to the Billings Gazette. The accident happened on October 6 at about 2:30 a.m. When the bulldozer plunged off the wall, the dozer operator, 44, was ejected from the cab and killed. The cause… 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