Traumatic Death or Catastrophic Injury May Require Turning to the Civil Justice System
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Traumatic Death or Catastrophic Injury May Require Turning to the Civil Justice System

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. The financial and emotional consequences of a loved one’s traumatic death or catastrophic injury, particularly when someone else is to blame, are huge. So many expenses, so much turmoil, so much anguish—and all because somebody else made a decision that caused them great harm. You may imagine, in instances…

5 Steps to Navigating Medical Decisions in the Event of Catastrophic Injury

5 Steps to Navigating Medical Decisions in the Event of Catastrophic Injury

  The following is adapted from Unthinkable. My mother was hit and killed by a concrete truck while crossing a street near her home. Her death was an unthinkable tragedy, and my family is far from alone in suffering such a loss. But in my professional life as a personal injury lawyer, we encounter many…

10 Things to Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Colorado

10 Things to Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Colorado

The thought of dealing with a lawsuit while you’re still grieving the loss of your loved one can feel overwhelming. However, learning more about wrongful death and the claims process can help you know what to expect. Here are 10 common wrongful death questions and answers from our Elite Litigation Group of attorneys. 1. Are…

The Wheels of Justice Do Turn in America…They Just Don’t Turn Quickly

The Wheels of Justice Do Turn in America…They Just Don’t Turn Quickly

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. Murder, robbery, assault, driving while intoxicated—these are all crimes under the law. And, if you or a loved one are the victim of someone who commits one of these crimes, you have the right to seek justice through the criminal justice system. Obviously, laws differ by state, but every…

If Your Loved One is the Victim of a Fatal Incident, Here are 4 Things You Need to Think About

If Your Loved One is the Victim of a Fatal Incident, Here are 4 Things You Need to Think About

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. If someone you love is the victim of a fatal incident, then first of all, let me say how sorry I am. My mother was struck and killed by a commercial truck in April 2020, and it left a gaping void in all our lives. As hard as it…

The Civil Justice System Gives Victims and Their Families the Opportunity to Be Heard (Even When The Criminal Justice System Doesn’t)
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The Civil Justice System Gives Victims and Their Families the Opportunity to Be Heard (Even When The Criminal Justice System Doesn’t)

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. On April 28, 2020, my mother was killed while she was out for her evening walk. I’m certainly not out to bash the criminal justice system, but the reality is that, in my mother’s case, that system failed to deliver anything even close to the measure of accountability acceptable…