Lakewood City Council’s New Home-Building Measure Hurts Consumer Rights

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As residents and developers in Lakewood move forward from the October 14th City Council vote to amend Colorado’s construction-defects law, I see several problems with the measure that they passed. To begin, this new municipal ordinance may be in conflict with state law. Before any action can be taken using this ordinance as a guideline… Read more »

Factors That Determine a Personal Injury Claim’s Worth

Factors That Determine a Personal Injury Claim’s Worth

When you are injured in an accident or event that was not your fault, it is only natural to seek compensation for your injuries from the person or people responsible. No matter the extent of your injuries, your quality of life was likely affected either through a lengthy and sometimes painful recovery, financial strain, or both.

Drive Smart Colorado and McDivitt Law Firm Team Up for Teens


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.

Denver Apartment Building Highlights the Continued Dangers of Asbestos


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.

What Insurance is Available to Me if I’ve Been Injured in an Accident?


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.

The 10 Most Common Worker’s Compensation Injuries


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.