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What Can Authorities Do About This Dangerous Denver Intersection?

Protect your children from falling furniture

After a car ran a red light and crashed into a mother and her two children, everyone is expected to live. However, this crash could have easily been far worse, and it has members of the Highland community in Denver thinking. Is there anything authorities can do to make this dangerous Denver intersection safer? How … Continue reading

How Will You Stop Distracted Driving This Month?

Distracted driving is a major cause of crashes in Colorado

Thursday evening on March 15th, a 31-year-old man was driving along I-76 when an SUV veered out of the opposing lane and slammed into his Ford pickup. Luckily, the man survived the crash and was transported to Platte Valley Medical Center. However, the 31-year-old woman driving the SUV and her 4-year-old daughter did not survive … Continue reading

Who Is Responsible When Skiers Collide?

To say that Colorado is the skiing capital of the United States is no exaggeration. People come from all across the nation—and from around the world—to experience the slopes of our mountains. However, with so many people coming to Colorado to participate in a physically demanding sport, incidents are bound to happen. So, when skiers … Continue reading

Did Colorado Springs Police Department Discriminate Against Female Officers?

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In May of 2015, 12 female officers from the Colorado Springs police department filed a lawsuit against the city. The women claimed they were unfairly singled out by the department’s mandatory physical fitness test, but did those claims have merit? A U.S. District Court judge has ruled on the case, and this ruling could affect … Continue reading

Should Denver Police Pay for a Three Year Old Traffic Collision?

Car accidents and virtual reality are about to collide

On February 20, 2015, a woman driving her Toyota Camry through the intersection of East Colfax Avenue and Washington Street in Denver was struck. The vehicle that collided with her car was a 2014 Ford Explorer police cruiser. The crash left the woman’s vehicle totaled, and video shows the officer running a red light without … Continue reading

Will 2018 See More Recalls for Auto Defects?

Car accidents and virtual reality are about to collide

Did 2017 seem to have a lot of auto recalls going on? Well, it wasn’t your imagination. Automakers all across the industry were asking consumers to bring their vehicles in to fix some problem or another. Whether it was a faulty seatbelt switch or a malfunctioning airbag sensor, cars all over the U.S. (including Colorado, … Continue reading

Did Negligence Cause the Death of a Ski Tourist?

Photo of women grieving over a wrongful death

A family on vacation from San Antonio, Texas was visiting Ski Granby Ranch when disaster struck. The ski lift the mother and her two daughters were riding shifted and rocked violently. It slammed into the nearby tower before dumping the woman and her children to the hard-packed snow. The incident proved deadly, but was there … Continue reading

Do Prisoners Have the Right to Modern Hepatitis C Treatment?

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Weeks ago, we told you about a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The organization accused officials of refusing to provide the latest treatment for hepatitis C to inmates infected by the virus. Accusations flew back and forth about humane treatment versus cost and the inmate’s condition, but now the state’s … Continue reading