Author Archives: Heather Jackson

Red Light Cameras Coming (Back) to Colorado Springs

Last week, news stations across the city broadcast that Colorado Springs is rejoining the ranks of cities with Red Light Camera Ticketing Systems.  Will the return of red light cameras in our city make us safer while driving?  The Colorado … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to Resolve a Personal Injury Claim?

Because each case is different, the amount of time it should take to settle a claim will be heavily dependent on the unique circumstances of a particular case.  For this reason, an injury claimant’s own past experience and those of … Continue reading

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Who Should Consider Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?

Is a Personal Injury Attorney right for you and your circumstances?  After a small car accident, folks often wonder if they need legal representation.  There are a number of factors to consider when reaching this conclusion: these include injuries involved, … Continue reading

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

With distracted driving blamed for the rise in traffic fatalities across the nation and an alarming percentage (89%!) of Coloradans who admit to distracted driving, the month of April is when many local governments and organizations promote the mission to … Continue reading

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Join the Cannabis Conversation

In an effort to identify practical solutions to make Colorado roads safer, the Department of Transportation, in cooperation with local government and the Marijuana industry, has launched an initiative dubbed The Cannabis Conversation. There were 77 fatalities involving marijuana-impaired drivers … Continue reading

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Insurance Companies Keep Tabs on Plaintiff’s Attorneys

I know from experience as a Claims Adjuster that Insurance Companies keep tabs on Plaintiff’s Attorneys and Plaintiff’s Law Firms, but I was reminded the other day of the significant impact this can have on Injury Victims while in the … Continue reading

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The Heat Is On This St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

In an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes this St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Colorado Law Enforcement agencies will increase DUI enforcement efforts across the state beginning Friday, March 16th. Between Friday, March 16th and Monday, March 20th, drivers should … Continue reading

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The Claims Investigation Process – Liability (Part 1 of 3)

There are generally 3 types of investigation conducted by an insurance company when you file a claim.  These include (1) liability; (2) coverage; and (3) damages.  When you are hurt as a result of another person’s negligence, the insurance claims … Continue reading

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Colorado Insurer Cannot Escape Accountability in Court Through Fine Print

Though you may not realize it, almost every insurance agreement to which you are a party is governed by a policy contract.  Insurers get to draft the contracts and consumers are bound by whatever provisions are contained therein except when … Continue reading

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Know Before You Go – Follow Colo Spgs Traffic on Twitter

Today, it feels like digital updates and information are constantly coming at us from all directions.  It can be hard to weed out the clickbait in order to access information on Social Media that serves an immediate purpose or that is “news … Continue reading

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