Fraud is a serious matter, one that's punishable by heavy fines and even jail time in many cases. If the fraud involved a workers' comp claim, Colorado law is quite clear on what constitutes fraud and the punishment for engaging in it. In order for someone to be convicted of workers' comp fraud in Colorado, the state has to prove that the accused made material false statements and Continue Reading
Discussing the differences between frivolous and civil lawsuits Based on what we see on the news, it seems like people are suing each other left and right for the most absurd reasons. Examples include: (1) Robbers filing suit homeowners for injuries that occurred while they committed theft, (2) drinkers suing breweries for their hangover and (3) prison inmates asking the state for Continue Reading
An auto accident, regardless of how minor, is stressful and frustrating to say the least. In most cases though, both drivers, even the at-fault driver, will stop and remain at the scene of the accident until it's been properly reported. But if the other driver doesn't stop – known as a hit and run – the stress and frustrations of getting into an accident can double. This accident on Continue Reading
The demands of driving a big-rig truck can often times lead a driver to stay behind the wheel for way longer than they should. Eventually, fatigue sets in, which of course leads to many devastating accidents. Being fatigued behind the wheel can in fact be more dangerous than driving intoxicated in many cases. And driving long hours can be just tiring. Even though the driver is sitting, Continue Reading
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