In 2008, the National Safety Council (NSC) predicted 439 people would die in traffic accidents over Labor Day weekend. This year, the NSC predicts 438 people will lose their lives in traffic accidents between September 2nd and 5th – the highest number since 2008. This increase follows an upsetting trend that has seen fatal car accidents increase yearly since 2012. This year is on pace to set records, already seeing a 9% increase over fatal traffic accidents from the same time in 2015.
Avoiding an Accident This Labor Day Weekend
Beginning in October, US 34 – the road running through Big Thompson Canyon and linking much of Northern Colorado to Estes Park – will be closed for repair. This will inevitably result in increased traffic on US 36 as people reroute to get to Estes and RMNP during the popular winter season. Because...Read More
July is National Cellphone Courtesy Month, giving us all a reminder to reassess how we use not just cellphones, but all technology while driving. As a start, this month can help remind us to silence our cellphones or turn them off completely while driving. Cellphone use has been identified as a leading cause...Read More
Pokemon Go is taking Colorado by storm, with – at times – hundreds of people in the same area looking for “Pokestops” and “Gyms” where various charters can be “captured.” While this can be tremendously fun, it can also be dangerous when proper attention is not paid to surroundings.
News outlets throughout the country are reporting on injuries – including falls,...Read More
With the population incrase in Colorado, car and truck fatalities have been on the rise. Take this quiz to find out if you're protecting yourself and your family properly:
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Welcome to Jeffress Law, PC's new blog. Here, we'll discuss new developments in the field of personal injury law, share news stories of relevance to the people of Boulder and answer frequently asked questions about our firm and the law.
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