What to Do After a Hitting a Car and Running

If you have hit a car and run, then you may be facing some potentially serious legal consequences. Not only will you be held civilly liable for the damages you caused to the other driver, but you may also face criminal charges. Therefore, if you find yourself in this situation, you should think carefully about… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know About Wrongful Death

1. Wrongful Death Cases: What Are They? Usually speaking, a wrongful death is a death incurred by someone’s  negligence, such as: carelessness, incompetence, or failure to act. A person  crossing the street, killed by an intoxicated driver, an old woman killed by a  mugger for $20.00 in her purse, a pregnant mother struck down and… Read more »

Traffic diverted off Colfax as police investigate auto-ped accident

Denver Police diverted traffic from Colfax Avenue at Broadway as they  investigated an accident involving a pedestrian. Colfax reopened about 5:15  p.m. Raquel Lopez, a spokeswoman for the department, said the accident happened  just before 4 p.m. The victim was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene…. Read more »

One Third of Pedestrians Found Texting While Walking

A new study of pedestrians in Seattle found that approximately 1/3rd of pedestrians are distracted while walking. Most of them are distracted by texting, talking on their cell phone or listening to music. The researchers found that nearly one in 3 people were distracted while walking. Persons who were texting while walking were approximately 4… Read more »

Seatbelt Reminder Systems Help Prevent Accident Injuries

Approximately 50% of people who die in traffic accidents every year are not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. This is in spite of the fact that national seat belt usage rates are currently at a record 86%. Car accident lawyers believe that more people could be encouraged to wear seat belts… Read more »

Leafy Greens Number One Source of Food Poisoning

Your greens may be good for you, but they’re also the number-one source of food poisoning in the country.  According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis of the top food poisoning sources for Americans, leafy greens are at the top of the list. These leafy greens include lettuce and spinach, and according to the… Read more »

Traumatic brain injury and other such diseases can waste the brain’s 1.5 kilogram mass by a third

The National Football League and the Canadian Football League have faced many suicides of players stricken with traumatic brain injury. Cumulative head trauma is the culprit. Another well known sports personality has died: Ted Toogood, a former Toronto Argonaut. Over the years he played the sport he loved, he was battered about the field in… Read more »

Troubling Increase in Drunk Driving Among Females

Even as the number of people being killed in drunk driving accidents across the country decreases, there is a troubling increase in another trend-the number of women being arrested for drunk driving. Recently, a conference in Washington DC focused on the reasons for this increase in drunk driving among females. The Transportation Research Board’s annual… Read more »

Car Crash Driver Survives, Good Samaritans Don’t.

Witnesses described the scene following a single car crash that occurred early on the evening of August, 23, 2012, as “horrific”. The vehicle, an SUV, hit a fire hydrant and a light pole which knocked down a power line and sent pools of high voltage water onto the street. Two Good Samaritans were fatally injured… Read more »

5 of the Most Unbelievable Truck Accidents

Plunging Mini Bus Caught by Truck Luckily a Chinese bus driver safely escaped from his mini bus when it fell from a steep drop off of a mountainside road, and then was “caught” by a passing truck in a motor vehicle accident. The driver was on his way to pick up his five year old… Read more »

Text Messaging While Driving Can Result in a Colorado Car Accident

Text messaging has become one of the most common forms of multi-tasking. It is performed while doing many different activities. However, this becomes a problem for most people when they try to perform the activity of texting while driving their vehicle. Driving and texting at the same time is extremely dangerous and can result in… Read more »

Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Have you recently been injured in an automobile accident? Many people who are involved in Colorado motor vehicle accidents do not always know if they may be able to recover from the responsible party’s insurance carrier. The Denver car accident attorneys at the Mintz Law Firm have provided a short overview for those who have… Read more »

Colorado Wrongful Death

David Mintz at the Mintz Law Firm is very experienced with helping families get what they need when wrongful death has occurred. When a loved one dies unexpectedly at work or at the hospital, family members are always left in shock and stressed out. Naturally, one of the most difficult things to imagine is whether the person died… Read more »

Train Accidents and Railroad Accidents

Fatigue remains a key factor in a great number of train accidents. Many train workers agree that sleep deprivation and the difficult schedules were the most severe safety issue on the nation’s freight trains. Because of past concerns about fatigue-related crashes, Federal Railroad Administration law now limits train-operator work shifts to 12 hours. On the… Read more »

Hit and Run Accidents

Hit and Run is a serious offense. As if an car accident isn’t stressful enough, criminal charges make it much worse. Our car accident attorneys at the Mintz Law Firm know the kind of stress you are under. Your personal injury case needs an aggressive attorney on it, to protect your interests, and make sure your side… Read more »

Recent Motorcycle Accident in Commerce City

The carelessness of others on the road can cause serious personal injuries, particularly to motorcycle riders. The injured party needs an experienced Colorado motorcycle accident attorney that is committed to their case and will optimize their financial compensation. Eagerness and dedication in managing the victims injury claim is of the ultimate importance to a Lakewood Personal… Read more »

Auto Accidents Involving Drugs and Alcohol

Every single injury and death that has involved drugs and alcohol while driving is completely preventable. Although the proportion of CAR ACCIDENTS  that are alcohol-related has dropped dramatically in recent decades, there are still far too many such preventable auto accidents. Unfortunately, in spite of great progress, alcohol-impaired driving and accidents involving drugs remains a… Read more »