McDivitt Law Firm is proud to team up with Drive Smart Colorado for the fifth consecutive year on the High School Traffic Safety Challenge. Traffic related deaths are the number one killer of teens and this annual competition challenges students to design a seven-week long traffic safety program to fit their schools’ individual needs.
On Thursday, October 9, 2014, the Centennial Kindergarten class spent the morning searching for their “great pumpkin” at Venetucci Farm. These 5 and 6-year-olds enjoyed several hours on the farm, and David was fortunate to have been invited to share in this exciting experience.
We’ve all seen the bumper stickers warning us to “look twice and save a life,” but even for the most cautious drivers, a motorcyclist can appear to come out of nowhere. Awareness of popular Denver motorcycle routes, plus adherence to a few basic safety tips can help you avoid a tragedy.
One Denver apartment building, located at 330 Acoma Street in the Baker neighborhood was featured in a CBS News report on September 25, 2014 because of recent issues with asbestos in the building. This dangerous toxin has a history in older buildings with serious repercussions if not handled properly, and it seems that a construction company doing work on the building in the Baker neighborhood released these lethal materials. Many of the residents at this Denver location are outraged and worry that they have potentially been placed in harm’s way, and it’s still unclear who might be at fault.
Few mundane tasks strike fear and loathing into one’s heart like the need to visit the Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles. Long lines, limited locations, staffing shortages, and a convoluted system that requires multiple visits to multiple offices can make putting off a visit to the DMV seem like a very good idea.
When you have been injured in an accident and someone else was at-fault, it can be very confusing when it comes to whose insurance covers the bills associated with your recovery. It seems reasonable to assume that the at-fault driver’s insurance should incur these costs. And, this might be the case; but there are multiple layers to paying medical care providers and addressing vehicle repairs or any other item that is associated with your recovery, especially during the claims process that is ahead of you.
One of the primary reasons I began practicing personal injury law was to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system for all citizens, no matter their wealth or position. It’s something I firmly believe is at the root of the greatness of our country. This access is the basis of our entire system of… Read more »
Workplace injuries run a continuum from minor to deadly, and the circumstances that give rise to workplace injuries are as varied as the individuals who experience them. Some injuries are simply more common than others, though, and knowing which injuries are the most common can help you take safety precautions that help you avoid injury and the aftermath, including recovery, that will follow.
During September, which is National Suicide Prevention Month, McDivitt and our community program – McDivitt Makes a Difference recognizes the importance of promoting awareness, education, and prevention. It is important for us to help equip anyone who might encounter someone who is in danger of taking his or her own life with some basic tools that can offer assistance in these circumstances. The reality is that anyone can find themselves in a situation that involves suicide. A review of the following information is one of the first steps towards prevention.
We all know that texting while driving is verboten, but distraction doesn’t only come from your phone. Any activities that pull your attention away from driving can be considered distracted driving, and eating is no exception. In a fast-paced, high-stress world, it’s unsurprising that many drivers try to grab a meal on the run. But this practice is a dangerous one that can cost you dearly. Distracted driving kills more than 3,000 people every year, and no meal is worth your life or well-being.