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Colorado’s At-Fault Car Insurance System

If you have been in a car accident, your ability to recover damages from an insurance company will depend on who was at fault for the accident. It wasn’t always this way in Colorado. In 2003, Colorado switched from a “no-fault” automobile...
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Wrongful Death Claims in Auto Accidents – Part Two

How Does the Jury Calculate Damages? In a wrongful death case brought by the spouse, heir or parent of the deceased, the jury will ultimately determine the amount of the compensation due to the plaintiff. The types of recoverable damages in a...
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Wrongful Death Claims In Auto Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents killed more than 32,000 people in the United States in 2013. Losing a loved one in a car crash is devastating. As if the grieving process isn’t hard enough, there are funeral expenses,...
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Rear-End Collisions

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a third of all police reported accidents are rear-end collisions. A rear-end collision is a type of automobile accident wherein one car is struck from behind by the car following behind it. They typically occur...
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What is the “Seat Belt” Defense?

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali once said, “Superman don’t need no seat belt.” He might be right, but the rest of us do. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, in 2013 2.31 million people were injured in motor vehicle traffic...
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State Lemon Laws: A Comparison

Protected Vehicles California’s Song-Beverly Act provides extensive protection for consumers who unknowingly purchased defective vehicles. Colorado’s lemon law, on the other hand, is strongly weighted in favor of vehicle manufacturers. Every state lemon law has slightly different characteristics, so if you have...
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Car Problems? You Might Have a Lemon!

For many Americans, it is hard to imagine life without a car or truck.  Other than a house, it is probably the personal possession upon which people spend the most amount of money. And just like houses, cars require upkeep. But even with proper...
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