Attentive driving and safe roads are important for all Colorado residents. So when an increase in the number of serious and fatal car accidents occurs on a roadway it can be cause for concern.
There have been many reports of street racing in Denver over the past months. We have covered street racing before but it appears that it still is a problem for drivers. Street racing is incredibly dangerous and innocent drivers can be unexpectedly caught up in it and become seriously injured or even killed.
When a loved one is killed because of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person surviving family members can feel confused about what to do next. In Colorado, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed when a person is killed in a car accident caused by another driver's negligence. The lawsuit can be filed following a fatal car accident caused by negligence, or any other death caused by the negligence or wrongful act of another person. When a wrongful death occurs it is important for families to get the compensation they deserve.
Almost everyone in Colorado will be involved in a car accident during his or her lifetime. Most of these car accidents will be simple fender-benders, but some will involve serious injuries. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with injuries it is important that you have a legal professional on your side.
Distracted driving in Colorado and the rest of the United States is a major problem. Every year, thousands of people are injured in car accidents because of distracted driving. A woman in Colorado recently was involved in a distracted driving accident and is encouraging others to learn from her story.
Denver drivers are usually cautious and respectful of one another. Car accidents do occur, though. Many times, they are caused by drivers not paying attention for some reason, whether because they are distracted by something, or they have a medical condition.
Traffic red-light cameras have been in place across Colorado since 2005. Recently these cameras have been a source of conflict in the Colorado Legislature. A car accident can be a life-altering event and traumatic for all those involved.