Blog Posts in October, 2015

  • You May Be Liable When You Give Your Car to a Bad Driver

    || 14-Oct-2015

    An automobile is a 3,000 pound deadly weapon, if placed in the wrong hands. If you loan your car to a person who causes injuries in an accident, you may be liable for “negligent entrustment.” Under Colorado law, a person who provides an object (e.g. car, weapon, etc.) to another person, knowing or having reason to know that they are likely (because of their youth, inexperience, or ...
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  • Death During a Divorce Case

    || 13-Oct-2015

    What happens to a divorce proceeding when one spouse dies while the case is pending—but before a final decree of dissolution of marriage is entered by the court? In many types of cases the law provides that the case “survives” the death of a party to the case. For instance, if a person were injured in a car accident and filed a claim for compensation for those injuries, such ...
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  • Americans are a mobile people. It has been noted that the “average American” moves about 12 times in a lifetime. The United States Constitution gives Americans the “right” to “travel”, i.e. to move among the various states without barriers or permission. Since the Great Recession, wage earners have found they must be prepared to move every year or two in order ...
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  • Damages That Can be Claimed in an Accident Case

    || 2-Oct-2015

    A person who injures another through his negligence must pay monetary compensation to the injured person in the total dollar amount of the injured persons’ damages. The injured person can claim damages for: “Non-economic” losses or injuries caused by the negligence “Economic” losses or injuries caused by the negligence Physical impairment or disfigurement caused by ...
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