Car Seat Safety for Babies: 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

A scary fact is that four out of five infant safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of three mistakes per seat, reports the Washington, D.C.-based National Safe Kids Campaign. And mistakes can be deadly for our children. Consider these frightening statistics: In 2001, nearly 500 children under age 5 were killed in car… Read more »

The Dangers of Driving On Drugs

Drugs and Driving Most people have heard the term, “Don’t Drink and Drive” and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.” But not as many people realize that there are many dangers associated with getting behind the wheel of a car (or bus, train, or plane) while high on marijuana or any drug for that matter…. Read more »

Teen Drinking & Driving

Teenage drinking and driving causes thousands of preventable deaths every year and seriously injures thousands more people. Parents can help prevent these accidents by learning about teenage drinking and driving and taking steps to discourage their teens from driving drunk or riding with a drunk driver. Teen drunk driving is a serious problem for the… Read more »

Colorado Teen Drivers and Applying for a New License

A new enjoyment while being a teenage is getting a license and driving for the first time, and having the freedom to go where they would like. Unfortunately for some teens, they take advantage of this privilege, resulting in tragic consequences. State and national statistics prove that this is true: Nationally and in Colorado, motor vehicle accidents are the… Read more »

Driving Safely and Staying Out of a Truck’s Blind Spots

Driving alongside large semi- trucks and passing them up is a normal part of everyday travel for most of us. Even though it may be a part of everyday life, something that many motorists don’t realize that big semi-trucks have blind spots and invalidly assume that because the truck driver sits higher up, the truck… Read more »

Eliminate Blind Spot- Avoid Auto Accident

Tips on How to Greatly Reduce our “Blind Spot” There are thousands of motor vehicle accidents each day and one of the main causes is the “blind spot.” An accident caused by a blind spot is typical when a motorist is switching lanes without noticing another motor vehicle coming up from the side. It is… Read more »

Plane Crash Survival Tips: Improve Your Chances of Surviving in Aviation Accident

Aircraft accidents can be devastating and have a far-reaching impact. The Colorado aircraft accident attorneys at Mintz Law Firm LLC understand the unique challenges in aircraft accident cases. Our aviation injury attorneys have a thorough understanding of the law as it relates to personal injury and product liability as it related to the aviation industry. Studies… Read more »

Dram Shop Laws

What Are Dram Shop Laws?   Have you recently been hurt in a drunken driver accident? Seeking legal advice after an auto accident may be the best thing you can. Learn about how dram shop laws on our Colorado personal injury blog. Most states have some sort of dram shop law that allows victims of… Read more »

More Parents Must Be Educated about Car Seat Safety

When children are involved in an accident, being restrained in a car seat can mean the difference between life and death for the child.  However, many parents continue to be ignorant or negligent about the proper ways to restrain their child in a car seat.  In fact, a new study finds that emergency departments in… Read more »

Identity of man hit by Denver light rail train revealed

The man who died after being struck by a light rail train early Wednesday  morning has been identified as Delrod Spearman, 29, of Denver. The accident happened near the West 10th Avenue and Osage Street light rail  station at approximately 5:20 a.m., according to a press release from the Denver  Office of the Medical Examiner…. Read more »

MADD Provides Car Accident Victims Hotline

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) provides a Victim/Survivor Helpline for those people who are coping with a loss or a serious injury due to a drunk driving car accident. Families often find the holidays an especially difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one. MADD has trained victim advocates who provide an… Read more »

Baby Born after Parents Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said. Isaac Abraham, who serves as a spokesman for the family’s Orthodox Jewish  community, said the child died around 5:30 a.m. Police were searching for the driver of a BMW and a passenger who fled on… Read more »

What You should expect after being involved in a Lakewood Motor Vehicle Accident with an Uninsured Motorist

What You should expect after being involved in a Lakewood Motor Vehicle Accident with an Uninsured Motorist It may be very confusing and frightening after being involved in a Denver auto accident. You may have a lot of questions and concerns. If the other motorist is uninsured, the experience can be even worse. The Experience… Read more »

Safety Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

The best advice for driving in bad winter weather is not to drive at all, if you can avoid it. Do not go out until snow plows and sanding trucks have had a chance to do their work, and allow yourself extra time to reach your destination. If you must drive in snowy conditions, make… Read more »

Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

In 2009, 16 percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. were among people age 65 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The elderly are more susceptible to injury and death as pedestrians because many of them tend to have more limited eyesight, hearing and mobility. Many seniors on foot also… Read more »

More Teens Killed In Auto Crashes In 2012, Reports Show

Multiple news agencies have been indicating that more cases of auto accidents that resulted in the deaths of teenagers have been reported in 2012. The trend shows that the number of fatal accidents linked to teenagers and teen drivers has increased sharply during the first six months of 2012. Official data indicates that the increase… Read more »

Seatbelts Help Prevent Truck Driver Fatalities

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires all commercial truck drivers to wear seatbelts while driving, but unfortunately, seat belt usage rates are still unacceptable to truck accident attorneys.  In 2006, according to the federal agency, 703 large truck drivers died in accidents, and 340 out of those fatalities were not wearing seat belts at… Read more »

Tips for Steering a Car on Ice

Some people think that they can manage a car just fine during any weather condition, until they’re actually out in it. What looks to be clear roads can suddenly turn in to a solid patch of ice at a shady part of the road. When a car hits ice, it tends to have a mind… Read more »