What is bad faith when dealing with personal injury and car accident cases? DUTIES OF INSURANCE COMPANIES Insurance companies have a duty to deal with their injury claims, in a good-faith manner. In other words, insurance companies have a general duty to look at and investigate each and every personal injury claim in a good…

It is very common to suffer back pain after being in a car accident or collision. It is also very common not to experience this back or lumbar pain until a few days after the accident occurs. Many times car accident victims will have immediate back or neck pain, and other times it is just…

Many times cyclists or bicyclists are injured or crash while riding to work or for recreation. If one is hit by a car while riding a bicycle, the general rules of negligence apply just as in a car vs. car accident. One has to prove that there was liability or negligence on the part of…

One of the most common injuries that you find in car accidents is a neck injury or “whiplash” injury. Many people who get rear-ended by another driver find that they have pain in their neck that may start immediately or may start a few days later. This may also be called a “soft tissue” injury….

How do lawyers charge clients in personal injury cases? Most lawyers in every state in the United States charge a contingency fee to handle car accidents and other types of personal injury cases. Some states will set a limit on the maximum amount that a lawyer can charge to handle a personal injury case. For…

Many clients or potential clients call and ask me if they have a “case”. Every factual situation is different and every legal situation calls for different legal interpretation and the proper interpretation of Colorado case law and statutes. The most common type of personal injury case in Colorado and in most states is a car…

In the world of car insurance, there are two coverages that are very important for everyone to have. Number one, you should always purchase bodily injury coverage when you purchase your car insurance. Bodily Injury insurance covers you if you are at fault in causing an accident and you cause personal injuries to another driver,…

Car insurance combines several types of coverage into one policy. Typically, your auto/car/truck policy will include some combination of comprehensive, collision, medical, liability and uninsured motorist coverage. So what do you need? It depends on your specific situation. Liability coverage pays for the damage you cause to others if your car is involved in an…

Winter Driving and Car Accidents Winter is fast approaching and we did get quite a bit of snow yesterday in Fort Collins. So, we all need to think about how we can behave safely when driving in extreme weather conditions like snow and ice. Snow and ice can produce a lot of traffic accidents. Drivers…

What are a Client’s duties in a personal injury case? When a client comes into my office for the first time, or I meet the client at their home, it gives me a chance to get to really know the client, go over the facts of the accident and determine what type of injuries were…

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