personal injury

Metier Legal Newsletter August 2017

This past month, the courts looked at a few procedural questions: What expert testimony should be admitted, how is joint responsibility determined between attorneys for the purpose of dividing fees, and when can laches be used in a family law case? In other recent cases, the court decided what kind of warning is sufficient in… read more

Metier July 2017 Legal Newsletter

The Courts in Colorado looked at a few procedural questions these past few weeks. In one case, it was the long-arm statute and what determines the required minimum contacts, and in another, whether a finalized settlement can be reopened because of mutual mistake. In other cases involving injured parties, the Colorado Supreme Court examined the… read more

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2014 Released

Metier Law Firm has received a First Tier ranking in Colorado in Personal Injury Litigation Practice by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2014. Metier Law Firm has also received a Second Tier ranking in Colorado in Medical Malpractice Law Practice by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2014.… read more

Teen Suffers Head Injury in Wyoming Carnival Accident

On May 31, an accident at a carnival in Riverton, Wyoming sent a 16-year-old girl to a Denver hospital with head trauma, according to County 10. The accident occurred at the North Star Amusements Carnival at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. According to the Riverton Police, the girl was injured riding a “bungee jumping” amusement. [map… read more

Mother, 52, Killed in Six Flags Roller Coaster Accident

The Huffington Post is reporting that in mid-July, a 52-year-old mother fell to her death while riding a Six Flags roller coaster. The incident occurred on the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, which according to Texas Department of Insurance records, was involved in 14 injuries between April 2008 and April 2013.… read more

Two Teens Seriously Injured in Parasailing Accident

Last month, two 17-year-old girls were severely injured while parasailing in Florida, according to ABC News. Fox 59 in Indianapolis reported that the teens, Alexis Fairchild and Sidney Good, who are from Huntington, Indiana and were on vacation in Panama City Beach, Florida when the accident occurred, were parasailing in tandem when their towrope broke… read more

Fourth of July Fireworks Accident Injures 39

According to a report by ABC 13 in Houston, 39 people were injured when a Simi Valley, California fireworks show went awry on the Fourth of July. The 39 people were part of a crowd of 10,000 gathered at a Southern California park to take in the fireworks show, an annual event since 1970. Those… read more

Driver Arrested for Allegedly Causing Fatal Five Car Wreck

Isis Cesar, 36, has been arrested for allegedly being at fault in a fatal five-car accident, according to CBS 4 in Miami. The accident took place on May 9 at around 2 p.m. in Miami, Florida. As Cesar arrived at the intersection of 47th and NW 7th Avenue, she crashed into a car making a… read more