Posts Categorized: General

SUPER BOWL WEEKEND HAS OVER 200 DUIS IN COLORADO

Colorado has well-known reputation for its love of partying and having a good time. Long before the days of recreational marijuana sales in the state, the Denver Metro area has been home to many breweries, micro-breweries, and several bars and night clubs. Along with alcohol, another of Denver’s big callings is no doubt football. Super… Read more »

FATAL ACCIDENT TAKES JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S LIFE

Colorado has already experienced a number of devastating winter storms and heavy snow during the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015. On January 3, 2015, blizzard like conditions impacted the entire state of Colorado. Roads were shut down across the cross state, from US HWY 287 near the Oklahoma border, all the way… Read more »

2015: COLORADO IS OFF TO A ROUGH START

The New Year is off to a rough start for us here along the Front Range in Colorado. According to the State of Colorado’s official website, eighteen fatal accidents have already taken place in Colorado in 2015. These eighteen accidents have caused twenty people to lose their lives. This is a scary figure as we… Read more »

MINTZ LAW FIRM HAS EXPERIENCED TRIAL ATTORNEYS

The Mintz Law Firm does not shy away from litigation, and will represent our clients all the way through trial and beyond. Our office recently went through a trial involving a case where a large and aggressive dog attacked our client while he was walking his much smaller house dog. The large dog bit our… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »