Quick Guide: The Difference between Wrongful Death and Homicide

If you happened to catch the FX series, The People v. O.J Simpson: American Crime Story, you were probably reminded, or even learned, that O.J. Simpson was not convicted of murder, but later on was held legally responsible for the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. How did…

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The Dangers of 4 Commonly Prescribed Drugs

Prescription medications: you see the ads on T.V. all the time, or you may have even been prescribed a few. However, many drugs while FDA approved, still have serious health risks that the drug manufacturer has not made you aware of. Here are 4 commonly prescribed drugs that could have…

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Quick Guide on Colorado Wrongful Death Caps

Wrongful death is a civil claim brought against a party who is liable for losses caused by the death of a loved one. This type of action is brought by a surviving family member due to a defendant’s negligence. C.R.S. § 13-21-202 provides that: When the death of a person…

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

One of the things the U.S. Department of labor does in the Bureau of Labor Statistics is to keep track of the number of fatalities that occur on the job, and why. It is of course a measure to help prevent work related injuries and fatalities. However, I thought it…

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Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Inferior Medical Device?

A recent NBC News investigation looked into the medical device known has an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, specifically one type called the Recovery Filter, manufactured by C.R. Bard. The news investigation was a bit horrifying, not only because it recounted that patients have died from this device, but also…

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