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What You Need to Know About the Colorado Safety Stop in 2022

Posted On May 3, 2022 / By iLawyer / Bicycle Accidents,Personal Injury

On April 13, 2022, Governor Polis signed the “Safety Stop” bill into law in Colorado. This law now permits bicyclists to treat stop signs like yield signs and red lights like stop signs. These safety stops, also referred to as rolling stops and Idaho stops, have become a source of controversy among Colorado citizens. Here’s…

What Are the Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Colorado?

Posted On May 3, 2022 / By iLawyer / Car Accidents

Every year, thousands of people end up in hospitals after being involved in motor vehicle accidents in Colorado. Sadly, not all of these victims will get to go home. According to the latest crash statistics from the Colorado Department of Transportation, there were 538 fatal crashes in 2021 and 2,797 serious injury crashes. Identifying the…

What Happens if You Get Into a Car Accident Without a License?

Posted On March 30, 2022 / By iLawyer / Car Accidents

The consequences of getting into a car accident without a driver’s license in Colorado are not as severe as you might think. While you will certainly face penalties for driving without a license, this will be kept separate from your car accident case. Driving without a license is not proof of negligence in Colorado. Find…

5 Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Colorado

Posted On March 30, 2022 / By iLawyer / Car Accidents

Knowing what to do after a car accident in Colorado can be invaluable to your future. A car insurance company will look for any reason to deny liability for your accident. Taking the correct steps after a collision can help you protect your rights and recover the financial compensation that you need to pay your…

Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use

Posted On March 1, 2022 / By iLawyer / Personal Injury

It is no secret that using a cell phone while driving is dangerous. While distracted driving of any type can cause a car accident, cell phone use is particularly deadly. Despite knowing the risks, however, thousands of drivers in Colorado use their cell phones while driving each day. This act of negligence takes lives and…

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations: How Do They Impact You?

Posted On February 25, 2020 / By iLawyer / Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury

The National Practitioner Data Bank reported an average of 12,144 cases of medical malpractice between 2009 and 2018. However, many more cases never went to court because the victims waited too long to file their claim, passing the medical malpractice statute of limitations. The medical malpractice statute of limitations marks the difference between vast amounts…