Did you know that when you are driving your car, an officer of the law needs to have “reasonable suspicion” that you have committed a crime or traffic violation before they can pull you over? This didn’t seem to be the case in one couple’s recent encounter with a violation of rights that has been deemed “license plate profiling.” KRDO told their story in this recent report.
David McDivitt, the Executive Vice President of McDivitt Law Firm, has been selected to the 2014 Colorado Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
When applying for Social Security disability, it can seem like a never-ending process filled with endless paperwork and long waits. This is one of the reasons our clients benefit from hiring McDivitt. We take care of the “heavy lifting” and utilize our expertise to guide you through the process. However, in some cases, it is important for our clients to begin receiving disability benefits as soon as possible due to the severity of their disability. There is light at the end of a much shorter tunnel in some cases, and it comes in the form of Compassionate Allowances.
Check out McDivitt’s latest news by clicking on the video below. Learn more about McDivitt’s Safe Ride Home Program here. Like us on Facebook! Click here. Check out Ryan Hunt’s complete PSA here. Read more about McDivitt Law Firm’s community efforts through McDivitt Makes a Difference here.
When people head out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the weekend of March 16th, McDivitt Law Firm will be picking up the tab on cab rides for those don’t have a designated ride home. It’s all part of McDivitt Makes a Difference, an initiative aimed at increasing education and safety in our community. The Safe Ride Home program is through Yellow Cab in Colorado Springs and City Cab in Pueblo, and will be offered between 10:00pm on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 through 3:00am on March 16th, 2014.
When it comes to winter driving with accumulated ice and snow, sometimes it’s best to stay home! If you have to drive – and most of us do – it’s a good idea to wait until snow plows and sanding crews have done their work. However, because we all have responsibilities which require driving to work or school, it is a good idea to know what to do if you find yourself sliding on an icy road.
Colorado used to be one of three states without an elder-abuse law – but not anymore, thanks to the work of a task force that met last summer and bipartisan legislation that was signed into law in May 2013.
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), motor vehicle injuries represent the leading cause of death among children age 3–14 years old in the U.S. (Source: NHTSA, 2008 data).
According to the staff of the Mayo Clinic, “Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressively painful hand and arm condition caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. A number of factors can contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome, including the anatomy of your wrist, certain underlying health problems and possibly patterns of hand use.”