What Is the Legal Limit of Marijuana For Drivers?

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Since the voter-approved Amendment 64 went into effect on Dec. 10, 2013, it has been legal in Colorado for anyone 21 and over to use marijuana or possess up to an ounce of marijuana for any purpose. Marijuana possession and use by people under 21 who aren’t medical-marijuana patients remains against the law.

Lewis-Palmer High School Student Wins PSA Portion of Drive Smart Traffic Safety Challenge

Congratulations to Ryan Hunt of Lewis-Palmer High School in Colorado Springs! He created the winning PSA for the 2014 Drive Smart Colorado High School Traffic Safety Challenge. The PSA portion of the Drive Smart Challenge is sponsored by McDivitt Law Firm. For winning, Ryan’s school, Lewis-Palmer, received a $500 donation from McDivitt, and Ryan’s PSA… Read more »

The Tragic Results of Impaired Driving

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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.

Celebrate Safely on Super Bowl Sunday!

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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.

Keeping Children Safe on the Road

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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.

Start the New Year Right with a Safe Ride Home on McDivitt!

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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.

Are Emotional Damages Compensated In Personal Injury Cases?

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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