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 »
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.
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.