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Crush injuries caused by car accidents

A car accident does not have to be devastating for you to suffer a serious injury that forces you to miss time at work and struggle to pay the bills. A crush injury happens all too often in car crashes for various reasons. It could be the way you are sitting in the vehicle, what you are holding onto or how the vehicle is hit. Let's explore crush injuries you could suffer in a car accident in today's post.

Understanding the car accident settlement process in Colorado

All states differ when it comes to reporting car accidents and going through the process of settling the damages. In Colorado, you will have the responsibility to report a car accident to the police when it results in any injuries or damages to property. If the other driver is injured, and you are not, you have the responsibility to offer aid or help them to receive medical attention.

What are the risks associated with cellphones and driving?

There are now some restrictions pertaining to the use of phones when driving unless you are doing so with the help of hands-free technology. You may be wondering why this is the case, especially if you have recently been involved in a car accident.

Study connects marijuana use to car accidents

When recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado, one thing that detractors pointed out was that they thought it may cause more car accidents. If people used marijuana more often, wouldn't it stand to reason that some of them would get behind the wheel, just like people do after drinking alcohol? It may be illegal, but it still happens.

Can I get compensation for emotional suffering after an accident?

If you have been involved in a car accident in Colorado, it is likely that the physical damages that you have suffered is only the tip of the iceberg regarding the ways the accident has affected your life. Physical injuries can lead to extensive medical bills, lost wages, a loss of freedom and an inability to care for your children.

Common questions about Colorado car accidents

If you have been in a car accident in the state of Colorado, it is very likely that you will have questions regarding what to do next. Laws on car accidents vary significantly from state to state. Therefore, it is important that you familiarize yourself on the intricacies of the law in Colorado.

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