Author Archives: Heather Jackson

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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Loose Articles & Unrestrained Passengers are Dangerous Projectiles in Crashes

If all children and adults in front seats are buckled up in your car, you may assume that you have taken all precautionary measures necessary to keep yourselves safe in the event of a crash, but this assumption is incorrect: … Continue reading

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Injured BEFORE A Crash? Your Claim May Still Be Viable

So you were injured before a car crash in Colorado and now, your injury is worse or medical needs are greater than they were before.  Many folks in this circumstance incorrectly assume they have no viable injury claim arising from … Continue reading

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FAQ: Should I Give A Recorded Statement?

Among the first requests from insurance companies after you’ve been hurt in a car crash is to take a recorded statement from you about the accident.  Another question frequently posed to us by prospective clients of our Personal Injury practice … Continue reading

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Some PI Lawyers Advertising Here Don’t Even Live and Work in Our Community

It seems like there are more and more television, radio, and internet ads popping up for Personal Injury law firms soliciting clients in the Colorado Springs area.  Did you know that many of these lawyers don’t even physically live and … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Driving Tips

With our first big winter storm of the season hitting Colorado Springs overnight and more snow forecasted for this afternoon, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our friends and neighbors of some Winter Weather Driving Tips[1] to keep you and … Continue reading

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Multiple Pedestrians, Including a Child, Hit by Cars this Week in Springs

There are certain locations where the danger of striking a pedestrian with your car is heightened, including the areas near parks and residences.  Unfortunately, this very point was illustrated in 2 auto versus pedestrian accidents which took place in Colorado … Continue reading

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Colorado Crash-Related Fatalities Continue Trending Upward

Crash-related fatalities in our state for 2017 were up by 5% from the previous year.[1]  This follows a disturbing upward trend every year since 2011, when car crash fatalities in the state totaled 447 for the year. While it’s true … Continue reading

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