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What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

It can be jarring and scary when a motor vehicle accident occurs. And in the moments following a car crash, you may not know what to do. It is common to enter a state of shock, become disoriented, confused, and have difficulty thinking clearly. Because of the stressful nature of a car crash, you should be prepared […]

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Evan Banker – Top Lawyer 2020

Evan Banker is passionate about the practice of law. “We believe that the law is the great equalizer. In a courtroom, it is not a miracle for David to defeat Goliath, or for an individual to hold a big corporation or insurance company accountable. That is justice, nothing more, nothing less. That is what our […]

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Motor Vehicle Accidents 2019

Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of death among healthy U.S. citizens. An estimated 2.5 million people are severely injured or permanently disabled every year, from an auto accident. As distracted driving trends arise, the number of motor vehicle accidents are drastically increasing. The most common causes of accidents resulting in death […]

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Sharing The Road: Motorcycles

According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) motorcyclists are about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to die in a motor vehicle crash, and 5 times more likely to be injured. The increase in motorcycle fatalities continues to be a tragic trend over the last few years. It is important for […]

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Texting and Driving

In 2017, 3,166 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving drivers who were texting while driving. That total rose to 4,637 people in 2018. Statistics involving texting and driving are alarming. 1 out of 3 people text while driving and each day 11 teens die in crashes caused by texting and driving. Most would […]

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Deadliest Months for DUI’s

Fourth of July is consistently ranked as one of the deadliest days of the year for DUI crashes. More than half of all motor vehicle crashes that occur during the Fourth of July holiday are alcohol related. August ranks as the deadliest month of the year, with more DUI crashes than any other month. Saturday’s […]

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E-Scooters: Spontaneous Fun or Serious Danger?

Riding an electric scooter in Denver can be convenient, but it can also be dangerous. A visiting Minnesota executive landed in intensive care at Denver Health Medical Center after he crashed on the scooter he was riding March 10. He suffered a skull fracture and a traumatic brain injury. The same month, a 62-year-old had […]

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Elderly Parent Care: Advice and Information

By Jim Chalat In January 2014 my Mom and Dad gave me their “Durable Power of Attorney.” This allowed me to work on their finances.  They also signed Advanced Medical Directives which gave my sister and me authority to make medical decisions for our parents if they could not.    Dad was 89.  His eyesight, […]

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