Personal Injury

Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Brain Injury?

    Brain injury is often caused by car accidents , falling, being struck by a moving object, sports injuries, and violent attacks. However, there are some cases where a brain injury can result from medical malpractice. There are a number of circumstances in a medical setting that might result in brain injury, including: Surgical errors Infections obtained during a surgical procedure Medication errors ...
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  • How to Safely Transport a Propane Gas Grill

    Several Florida news sources recently reported on the story of propane gas grill explosion that occurred in Orlando. A man and his wife were transporting a gas grill in their SUV with the gas supply turned on. Their car exploded when the woman lit a cigarette, causing the vehicle to crash into a pole. Both the man and his wife suffered burn injuries and were transported to a local hospital. It is ...
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  • Why You Should Take Even a Mild Concussion Seriously

    While some brain injuries are more serious than others, the term mild can be misleading—especially when it comes to concussions. Although the term “mild” is used in reference to the severity of the initial physical trauma which caused the injury, it doesn’t determine the severity of the consequences of the injury. Whenever the brain experiences a violent force or movement, the soft, floating brain ...
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  • Can a Personal Injury Case Be Appealed?

    When it comes to filing a personal injury claim , there are two ways the case can be resolved: through negotiating a settlement and through litigating the case in court. Plaintiffs who opt for the former may receive a lesser amount than they might receive through litigation, but litigating the case means that there is a chance the plaintiff won’t receive any money at all if a jury rules in favor ...
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  • Can You Sue if You Were Assaulted on Private Property?

    Property owners and managers are legally obligated to ensure that their properties are safe and properly maintained, and part of this responsibility includes providing adequate security. If you were assaulted on private property, such as at a nightclub, bus station, or even on a university campus, you might have a valid premises liability claim and may be able to sue the property owner or manager ...
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  • 4 Common Causes of Paralysis

    Paralysis is defined as a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles, commonly associated with motor and sensory loss in the affected area. Whether it happened because of a traumatic event such as a car accident or due to a health condition, there are many situations in life that can lead to paralysis. The following are the four most common causes of paralysis: Head injury – Severe head ...
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  • Your Rights After a Severe Burn Injury

    Burns are more common than you think. Last year around 486,000 people received medical treatment for burn injuries in the United States alone. That same year, another 2,745 people died because of residential fires, 310 because of from vehicle crash fires, and 220 other people were killed from other sources. These types of injuries can also be extremely debilitating, while others can cause such ...
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  • Steps to Take After a Hit & Run Accident

    A car accident is a terrifying enough experience without the additional stress of being abandoned at the scene by the driver who hit you. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents happen all the time – according to Ameriprise, 10 percent of car accidents are classified as hit and run. If you’ve been in an accident and the at-fault driver has fled the scene, remain calm and follow these steps: Call the ...
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  • Why You Need an Attorney After a Car Accident

    After the initial shock of a car accident, a victim is left with a number of thoughts running through their head. “Am I Hurt?” “How am I going to pay for this?” “What do I do now?” Things can understandably become chaotic and you might not be thinking clearly. Because of this, many people unwittingly make mistakes that could end up harming their ability to recover compensation. Even something as ...
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  • Attorney Beth Klein Receives Avvo Client's Choice Award

    We are pleased to share that Attorney Beth Klein was recently awarded the Avvo Client’s Choice Award. Such awards are given to top-tier, legal professionals who receive five or more 4 or 5 star Avvo reviews within a single year. Avvo ratings are indicative of a lawyer’s experience, professionalism, and background. Undoubtedly, this award serves as a testament to the quality of service Attorney ...
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  • Carrie Frank Receives AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale Hubbell® for 2017

    Our legal team of Boulder personal injury lawyers at Klein Frank, P.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Carrie Frank has received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell®, which is regarded as the highest rating Martindale Hubbell® awards. This rating showcases her ceaseless efforts to provide exceptional and top-tier legal advocacy on behalf of her clients. This rating congratulates ...
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  • Recall Notification: The PE12 PoolEye Alarm

    Summertime and pool parties may be over for the season, but we should still think about protecting our families for the upcoming summer. Sometimes, the very device that you buy to protect your children fails. That is what recently caused the recall of the PE12 PoolEye pool alarms . The PE12 PoolEye alarm is designed to be placed in an above ground pool and should sound an alarm if a child ...
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  • Attorney Carrie Frank Receives the 2016 10 Best Female Attorneys Award

    We are so excited to announce that the American Institute of Legal Counsel has awarded Attorney Carrie Frank the 2016 10 Best Female Attorneys Award. Attorneys who earn inclusion in such a list steadfastly hold the values of legal representation that the American Institute of Legal Counsel seeks to instill throughout the legal community. Such a list is compiled in order to help clients navigate ...
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  • Beth Klein Becomes a Member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Our Boulder legal team at Klein Frank, P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Beth Klein has achieved membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. This organization operates on an invitation-only basis and is made up of top-tier attorneys from each state and region who meet strict qualifications as criminal defense or civil plaintiff trial lawyers. Because this organization only invites ...
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  • Beth Klein Recognized as One of the 10 Best Lawyers in Client Satisfaction for 2016

    Our team of Boulder personal injury attorneys at Klein Frank, P.C. is happy to announce that Attorney Beth Klein has been recognized by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys™ as one of the 10 Best Lawyers in Client Satisfaction for 2016 . This accomplishment signifies her passion and dedication to pursue exceptional results for those facing complex legal matters after suffering ...
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  • Labor Day Weekend Safety: Drunk Driving Accidents

    Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and there are activities galore to help celebrate: Taste of Colorado at Civic Center and the neighborhood barbeque have become the hallmarks of this extended weekend. While those celebrations may often include burgers and beer, Klein Frank, P.C. hopes that your celebration does not end with drinking and driving. Too many people still take to the ...
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  • Beth Klein Receives Lifetime Achievement Selection to America's Top 100 Attorneys®

    We are pleased to announce the Lifetime Achievement selection of our very own Attorney Beth Klein among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Selection for membership is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional lawyers and is by invitation only. In addition, selection is achieved based on a lifetime of ethical standards, community enriching accomplishments, and hard work that has inspired ...
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  • Understanding the Elements of a Product Liability Claim

    If you use a product and sustain injuries or suffer other damages as a result, you may have a product liability claim. However, it may be beneficial for you to understand what the law requires to prove the legitimacy and validity of a valid product liability claim. For a product liability case to be successful, the plaintiff is required to prove all of the following elements: 1. The product caused ...
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  • Sky Rover Toys Recalled for Fire Hazard

    When we buy toys for our children, we expect them to be safe. No one thinks that there is even the remotest possibility that a toy could catch on fire. But that is what has been discovered with the Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. The Sky Rover toys, imported by Auldey Toys North America in Quincy, Massachusetts, have been recalled and should be returned ...
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  • What to Do After a Distracted Driving Crash

    We have all seen the crazy things that people do while they are driving – apply makeup on their morning commute, reading while driving through town, texting, and driving on the highway more focused on food than the road ahead. Although some of this behavior may not have been illegal in the past, distracted driving is a leading cause of car crashes which leave people seriously injured or worse. ...
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  • 8 Bike Accident Safety Tips

    Many people throughout Colorado ride bicycles for transportation and recreation. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles are not uncommon, and often result in serious injury or death. In fact, between 2010 and 2012, 29 bicyclists were killed in preventable accidents, and bicycle accidents are on the rise across the nation. In the interest of protecting your safety this Bike Week, ...
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  • 5 Things All Colorado Bicyclists Should Know

    Riding a bicycle is a great way to get around, but it can be dangerous if motorists and bicyclists alike fail to share the road. In fact, 2014 alone saw 720 preventable bicyclist deaths involving motor vehicles. Below are five things that all bicyclists should be aware of: Bicyclists have a duty to follow the rules of the road . Motor vehicles are not the only ones who have to obey traffic signals ...
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  • Weld County Truck Accident Leaves One Dead, One Injured

    People must be as cautious driving at night as they are during the day. Even though there are fewer cars on the road in the late evening or early morning hours, vehicle crashes can be just as deadly. Yesterday, in the pre-dawn darkness in Weld County, two semi-trucks collided resulting the death of one driver and injuries to the other driver. The crash happened on the northbound side of US 85 at ...
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  • 2 Killed in Denver Metro Taxi Crash

    The Colorado sunrise was shattered Sunday morning when a Metro taxi crashed head-on into a Hyundai on Monaco Parkway in Denver and burst into flames. The Metro cab, driven by 27 year old Abdurazaq Bilal who had only been driving with Metro cab since September, was seen driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Monaco Parkway. The police reported that the Metro cab was traveling at a high rate ...
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  • Skiing Safety: What to Do After an Accident

    Snow keeps falling in Colorado, so the ski season has been extended for several more weeks! As people rush to get in their last runs this season, the slopes may get very crowded with the local residents and visitors on vacation enjoying the snow. Remember that there are “rules of the road” for skiers and snowboarders just like there are for driving a car or motorcycle and other sports. Some of ...
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