The winter months can be hard on children; they don't want to be stuck inside, but they're also at risk when they're outside. When a school has a playground on site, the staff may decide it's safe for the children to go out during recess. It's important for them to make sure that the kids get warmed up and don't go out when temperatures are too low. There are also dozens of things that can go wrong on a cold, icy playground that can be avoided with a little prevention.
Any time you see a police vehicle on the side of the road or witness an ambulance with its lights and sirens on, it's your job to slow down, move over and allow them to get their jobs done. If a driver fails to do this, it could cause a collision and result in injuries.
If you've been seriously injured in a car accident, having a good attorney working hard for you is a valuable asset. It can be difficult to tell immediately the exact extent of your injuries and the impact that they will have on your life. In many cases, an injured person or family members in the case of a wrongful death suit may not fully understand the type of compensation they may be eligible for.
After you get into a car accident, you'll likely be looking into making a personal injury claim. The driver's insurance should cover your injuries, but your insurance may also kick in to help pay the bills.
Tesla is apparently far ahead of the curve, at least if CEO Elon Musk is to be believed. He recently said that the company will put out self-driving vehicles in 2017. If they do it, they'll be the first to hit the market.
Many renters know just how hard it can be to get a landlord to make repairs. Even when you think your apartment is so far into disrepair that it's unsafe, you may struggle to get anything accomplished. You don't want to pay for these repairs yourself, and you may not know how to make them, so how do you get your landlord to do it?
There are thousands of ways to be injured on a day-to-day basis in Colorado. Threats are everywhere, from being hit by a car as you pull out of your driveway to slipping on a wet floor at the grocery store to falling down an ill-maintained stairway at work. While you can't predict them all, it does help to know what the leading causes of injuries are in the United States so you know how these are likely to occur.
Distracted driving is often thought of as driving while talking on a cellphone -- or texting -- but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns that it's much more than that. They define it as anything at all that makes the driver think about something or do something that is not directly related to driving the car. Certainly, sending a text message falls into that category, but so do things like changing the radio station and eating behind the wheel.
Personal injury is a relatable area of law, even if you aren't familiar with the law. We all get injured, and even though the injuries everyone suffers everyday are mostly minor or unimportant in some ways, there are some people who suffer terrible injuries as a result of someone else's negligence or due to dangerous circumstances or conditions that should have been addressed or fixed prior to the injury.
A car accident may have a major impact on the emotional, financial and physical well-being of a victim, as well as his or her family. In addition to injuries suffered, a car accident can leave victims with medical bills and lost wages. When the accident was the result of the other driver's negligence, a victim may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit in a Colorado civil court against the other driver.