Personal Injury




Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • How To Prevent a Car Accident This Winter

    The winter months can be a particularly dangerous time for Colorado drivers, especially when temperatures drop below freezing and roads become overcrowded with holiday travelers. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Thanksgiving weekend is the most traveled holiday, and the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s sees the highest percentage of DUI arrests. In order to ...
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  • 5 Instances Where Civil Suits Can Offer Justice

    In April 2018, the city of Boulder sued 2 energy giants , ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy, on the grounds that the city was entitled to damages caused by climate change. The city government, facing an increased flooding risk and decades of future drought, asked these companies for $157 million so that Boulder could adapt to the challenges posed by our shifting climate. Since then, more than 9 cities ...
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  • Are My Injuries Considered Catastrophic?

    Even minor wounds can have unpleasant repercussions, but some injuries are so severe that they’re classified as “catastrophic.” A catastrophic injury is any type of injury that causes permanent or life-altering damage. Car crashes, serious slip and fall incidents, work-related disasters, and medical malpractice incidents are just a few of the many causes of catastrophic injuries. The types of ...
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  • How To Choose the Right Personal Injury Attorney

    Legal representation is very rarely, if ever, a “one size fits all” type of service. Even for firms that do offer it all, they may be spread too thin to offer their clients the type of personalized, knowledgeable legal guidance they need. If you find yourself in need of a personal injury attorney, make sure you know what to look for so that you choose the best possible legal counsel for your ...
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  • Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

    In 2016, an estimated 3,450 people lost their lives due to distracted driving accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Research also tells us that a total of 391,000 people were injured in distracted driving car crashes in 2015, and several studies suggest these numbers might be on the rise. Unfortunately, driver error lives at the heart of most distracted ...
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  • Do I Have a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    Losing someone you love is never easy, but if their loss was caused by another person’s error or negligence, the loss can be especially devastating. Even amid all of the emotional turmoil, you might be wondering what you should do next in a legal capacity. If you lost someone due to an act of carelessness or negligence, you may have a wrongful death lawsuit on your hands. What you need to do next ...
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  • Skiing & Snowboarding Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

    Snow sports are exceedingly popular in Colorado, especially skiing and snowboarding. However, as fun and exciting as these activities may be, they can also be dangerous, especially if other skiers or the resort managers are careless. If you were injured in a snowboarding or snow skiing accident, it is important to determine whether or not you have a personal injury case on your hands. When another ...
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  • Dangers Associated with Hernia Mesh

    Dealing with a hernia can be extremely painful, but sometimes the results of a defective hernia mesh surgery can be even worse. A hernia may develop when the body’s internal organs break through broken or torn areas of the muscle walls or connective tissue. Hernias typically occur in the abdominal region, but can also appear in the groin. If you suffer from a hernia, your doctor will likely ...
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  • How Traumatic Brain Injury Occurs

    When the head is injured, the damage can sometimes be far more serious or complicated than it seems. Head injuries are often complex, problematic, and long-lasting. Even a seemingly minor blow to the head could result in a serious injury. Traumatic brain injuries typically occur due to some great blow to the head, or by a penetrative injury that directly injures the brain. When someone has ...
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  • 4 Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

    Walking near a road can be extremely dangerous for a number of reasons, primarily because pedestrians may be injured by cars passing by. Sometimes drivers become distracted or make some mistake while behind the wheel, which can lead to a serious collision with another vehicle, stationary object, or anyone nearby. Any accident involving a pedestrian can be extremely damaging because pedestrians ...
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  • 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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  • 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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