Nearly 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This amounts to one death every 48 minutes. Furthermore, they calculate the cost of alcohol-related crashes totals more than $51 billion annually.
Many of us in Southern Colorado are thrilled to see our Broncos in this year’s Super Bowl, but McDivitt Law Firm wants to make sure our streets are safe on Sunday, so its picking up the tab on cab rides for those out watching the game in Colorado Springs and Pueblo on the evening of the Super Bowl. It’s 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 5:00pm to midnight on February 2nd, 2014.
Winter is upon us and it’s smart to be thoroughly prepared when it comes to you vehicle. There are some auto maintenance jobs and safety checks that are specific to cold air and winter driving.
Not only is it important to look out for other cars while you’re behind the wheel, but you also need to keep your eye out for pedestrians – particularly children. Children are small, so often can’t be seen easily, and they can move quickly without warning.
McDivitt Law Firm offering free cab rides home in Colorado Springs and Pueblo on New Year’s Eve nightFor the seventh year in a row, McDivitt Law Firm is picking up the tab on cab rides for those out celebrating the New Year. 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 December 31, 2013 through 3:00am on January 1, 2014.
When a Colorado personal injury lawsuit is successful, the plaintiff will be entitled to monetary damages. The exact amount of the personal injury award will vary from case-to-case. Generally, injured victims (plaintiffs) will be eligible for personal injury damages to compensate for their economic losses, such as: lost wages, loss of earning capacity, medical expenses, loss of home services, and other losses that are not easy to quantify
If you are injured in an automobile accident in the state of Colorado, you have to prove that the other party involved was more at fault than you for the accident in order to collect compensation for your damages and losses. That’s where we at McDivitt Law Firm come in. Our experienced Colorado auto accident lawyers will expertly guide you through what is a complicated process to ensure you receive compensation for your injuries and loss.
We are blessed with a great resource when it comes to travel in Colorado; the Colorado Department of Transportation, or CDOT.
Car accidents are always traumatic, and the injuries suffered can significantly impact your life. You may be facing overwhelming medical bills, inability to work, and find yourself unable to do the things you used to do. However, you may be able to recover compensation if the car accident was not your fault.
As we explained in Part I of this series, insurance companies are in the business of making money, and are not eager to pay out claims to personal injury victims. Here are five more of the most important things to be wary of when it comes to insurance companies: