Any type of traffic accident has the potential to cause serious injuries or even the loss of life, but some, such as pedestrian accidents, can be especially devastating. When pedestrians are hit by vehicles traveling at high speeds, they are particularly likely to sustain an injury or pass away. After all, a pedestrian is especially vulnerable with regard to the impact of a vehicle. If you or a loved one regularly walk or jog alongside the road, it is important for you to be aware of some of the times of day and times of the week when a pedestrian accident may be more likely.
Far from the sure-fire way to catch criminals it appears to be on television, the misapplication of forensic science is actually one of the biggest contributing factors to wrongful convictions. Research has shown that many forensic techniques applied in criminal investigations are not reliable, despite being portrayed to a jury as strong evidence of guilt.
A contentious law passed in 2016 allows grocery stores in Colorado to sell full-strength beer at stores in more than one location beginning in 2019. It also allowed stores that currently only sell 3.2 beer to begin selling full-strength beer at the same time.
When accidents occur on the road, many different questions may arise for victims and their loved ones and this is particularly true for those who are involved in a motor vehicle collision that occurred on the job. For example, a victim may wonder if they are entitled to any benefits or which course of action is the most sensible. From workers’ comp to filing suit against a reckless driver, a variety of options may be available. Although recovering from a work-related auto accident can be tough, it is pivotal for employees who are suffering to know their options.
When a loved one loses their life due to the negligence of someone else, it is a hard tragedy for families. The weight of their grief, combined with the financial burden a loved one’s medical bills, is a lot to bear.
If you are in business with your spouse, you have likely dealt with your share of disputes. Even if you drafted a careful business plan, you may have come across issues about which your opposing views could find no common ground. Still, you managed to make a successful go of it, and your company may have grown to provide your family with comfort and stability.
When you get married, you look forward to a future with your spouse, expecting a life full of joy. But, life is full of ups and downs and now you have entered the realm of divorce. It feels daunting. The unknowns, the uncertainties, it can all be so stressful. If you are a mother, you may worry about the transition for your children. Perhaps they will need to divide their time between you and their father, perhaps you will be all on your own in this new way of life.
St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching. Colorado is not typically the place people associate with the celebration of all things Irish. However, people around the state are happy to honor Irish culture and heritage. An inclusive holiday, many people celebrate St. Patrick's Day regardless of their personal ancestry. Over 32 million people in the U.S. are of Irish descent, and many Coloradoans have Irish ancestry.
People sustain injuries at work in all sorts of ways. In some fields, such as construction trades, the likelihood of sustaining an injury while carrying out job responsibilities may be especially high. However, even workers who have office jobs or positions that are considered to be very safe may suffer an injury at work. For example, someone who works in an office building may break their arm after tripping over a cord. As with any work-related injury, the consequences can unravel a worker’s life in various ways.
Wanting to stay safe while on the road may be a strong goal of yours. You may want to protect yourself, your passengers and other travelers on the roadways by staying focused and remaining defensive behind the wheel. This may mean that you need to be on the lookout for other drivers who may not have your best interests -- or even their own -- in mind as they travel the roads.