distracted driver

10 Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Turkey, stuffing, food comas and Black Friday sales – that’s right, it’s the week of Thanksgiving which means it’s also one of the most dangerous weeks to be on the road.  As a Personal Injury law firm, we see and hear a lot of stories that could come right out of the Final Destination movie… read more

Driver Runs Red Light, Causes Rollover Accident In Fort Collins, Colorado

On the morning of May 28, a red Nissan Maxima was heading north on Taft Hill Road when it ran a red light at the LaPorte Avenue intersection and collided with a Nissan Pathfinder, according to the Fort Collins Coloradoan. The accident caused the Pathfinder to rollover and left both vehicles heavily damaged, but fortunately,… read more

Victim of Apparent Motorcycle Accident in Sidney, Nebraska Leaves Authorities With Questions

The death of 27-year-old Nicholas Schmit of Grantsville, Utah has been reported by KNEB Radio as the result of an apparent motorcycle accident. His body was found on June 5, about 18 miles east of Sidney, Nebraska, along U.S. Highway 30. Schmit was discovered by residents passing by just after 5 a.m. However, according to… read more

Banning Technology In Cars May Hinder Not Help In Fight Against Distracted Driving

In the race to combat distracted driving, technology may be taking too much of the blame and not getting enough of the credit. There is no doubt that the use of technology, namely cell phones and smart phones, is one of the major contributing factors to distracted driving. However, according to a 2010 National Highway… read more

Cheyenne Car Accident Leaves One Teen Dead And Another Injured

Just before 11:30 p.m. on June 7, two teens were involved in a fatal car accident in north Cheyenne, Wyoming, according to the Billings Gazette. They were headed north on Warren Avenue, near Lions Park, when a 17-year-old driver lost control of a vehicle and crashed into a tree. The driver was hospitalized with serious… read more

Idaho Woman Turns To Metier Law Firm In Motorcycle Accident Case

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Idaho Springs, CO” marker=”no” z=”14″] Our law firm has undertaken a motorcycle accident case that involves the alleged negligence of a Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Wanda Saidon was riding her motorcycle  on Colorado Highway 103, near Idaho Springs, with her husband on June 6, when Marie Baker of the sheriff’s… read more

First Distracted Driver Summit Held In Colorado

For the first time, over 15 universities in the state of Colorado and a national non-profit dedicated to campus health and safety assembled for a Distracted Driving Summit (DDS) with EndDD.org. During the week of May 20, Joel Feldman, the keynote speaker and founder of EndDD.org, discussed how his 21-year-old daughter, Casey, was killed in… read more

New Lane Splitting Bill Not Passed in Nevada

A law to legalize lane splitting, the practice of motorcycles riding no faster than 10 miles per hour between cars as long as traffic is stopped, in Nevada has died in the state senate. Proponents of the bill said the new law would allow for safer driving conditions and fewer motorcycle accidents during traffic jams.… read more

Doctors Studying Cells That Could Help Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 1.7 million people are affected by some form of traumatic brain injury. These injuries range from severe disabilities to mild concussions, but a professor from Duke University, Dr. Chay Kuo, is offering new hope for victims. Dr. Kuo is performing tests with cells called astrocytes that… read more