The ongoing investigation of the controversial hydraulic fracturing procedure, commonly known as “fracking,” done in oil wells all throughout Colorado has again gained international attention following September’s unprecedented flooding disaster. Since fracking and horizontal drilling were first introduced in 2006, the number of oil and gas wells in Colorado has doubled. This method of Continue Reading
Slip and Fall & Premises Liability
Slip and fall accidents - commonly caused by wet floors, footwear and clutter – can sometimes lead to serious injury, especially in the case of elderly citizens. Such accidents fall under premises liability law, and injured victims deserve compensation if negligence was a factor.
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Falls are consistently the leading cause of injury-producing accidents, and account for more than 1 million injuries each year in the United States. People fall for many reasons, many of which have nothing to do with slick floors or clumsy walkers or stepping on something. If you have slipped or fallen on someone else’s property—business or resident—an investigator must eliminate as many Continue Reading
A woman was killed recently after falling out of a popular Texas roller coaster, causing several traumatic injuries and trauma to the torso according to the autopsy. The woman, 52-year-old Rosa Ayala-Gaona of Dallas, was ejected from her third-row seat on the Texas Giant ride in the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park outside of Dallas. Witnesses say that before the ride departed, Rosa Continue Reading
It’s approaching that great time of year where we gather amongst friends and family to celebrate Independence Day with backyard barbeques, festive parades, and colorful light shows. But just because it is a national holiday, doesn’t mean you should take a break from safety, especially when it comes to fireworks. An estimated 8,700 people were injured from fireworks-related accidents in 2012; 6 Continue Reading
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