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Are Negligence Waivers Valid?

March 11, 2020
A waiver is intended to free a party, typically a company or organization, from liability for injuries sustained by participants. This type of exculpatory contract indicates an acceptance of all risks, known and unknown, by the participant and aims to prevent legal action, such as a personal injury lawsuit, against the company or organization in the case of injury or death. Are All Waivers Valid? In order for a waiver to be valid, it must meet some basic criteria. This includes: The waiver addresses, expressly or implicitly, all potential risks for harm The waiver is drafted and worded in accordance with state, local, and federal law The waiver does not violate the law or… Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury

Liability Waivers Quick Facts

March 06, 2020
Liability waivers are a common device used by businesses in order to limit their responsibility in the event of a serious personal injury. If you’ve been injured after signing a liability waiver, you still have rights. The attorneys at the Frickey Law Firm can discuss your case with you free of charge and advise you of your legal options. Contact our Denver Personal Injury Lawyers Please contact the Frickey Law Firm using the form on this page or call 303-237-7373 today to schedule a complimentary consultation. We serve clients in Denver, Boulder and the surrounding areas of Colorado.
Category: Personal Injury

Liability Waivers – Fact or Fiction?

February 20, 2020
Liability waivers are commonplace; they exist to protect a business or organization from lawsuits if you are injured or harmed. You have probably signed a good number of liability waivers without thinking twice or even really understanding what you were signing. If you have been injured after signing a liability waiver, call the team at the Frickey Law Firm to find out your options for recovering damages. Our personal injury attorneys are experienced at helping accident victims recover damages and holding negligent parties accountable. In any case, before you sign another waiver of liability, read on to learn more about what is fact or fiction when it comes to these legal documents. What… Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury

Can I Sue if I Slip and Fall on Ice?

January 27, 2020
Being a pedestrian can be treacherous in the winter in Colorado. Snow removal mandates are in place in many municipalities to help keep walkways safe and passable. When a business or property owner does not clear snow and ice in a timely manner, he or she may be held liable for your injuries if you slip and fall. If you or a loved one is injured in a slip and fall accident this winter, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Frickey Law Firm has been helping accident victims in Colorado since 1958, and our premises liability lawyers know what it takes to get results. When Can I Sue if I Slip and Fall on Ice? It can be difficult to know whether you have a slip and… Read Full Post

Can I Get Fired for Filing for Workers’ Compensation in Colorado?

January 17, 2020
Colorado employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance if they have one or more full-time or part-time employees. If you are injured while performing a job-related task, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, many employees are hesitant to report a workplace injury or file a workers’ comp claim out of fear of the employer’s response. Though your employer cannot legally fire you for filing a workers’ comp claim, some employers will engage in retaliatory actions in order to “punish” an employee. At the Frickey Law Firm, our workers’ compensation attorneys have the experience to recognize these tactics, and we have the resources and knowledge needed to… Read Full Post

Winter Workplace Injuries and Workers' Comp

December 19, 2019
Freezing temperatures, white-out snowstorms, sleet, and ice are part of Colorado life. While some businesses have delayed starts or work-from-home options for employees on snow days, many people must find a way to get to work and conduct business as usual. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over twenty thousand workplace injuries per year involve snow, ice, or sleet. It is important to know your rights as an employee if you suffer a work-related injury this winter. The workers' compensation attorneys at the Frickey Law Firm can help you file a claim, negotiate with insurance companies, and sue negligent third parties to secure the compensation you need to recover from an… Read Full Post

Can I Sue for a Ski or Snowboard Injury?

December 12, 2019
The last thing you want to think about on a powder day is an injury, but skiing and snowboarding are undeniably risky. Ski and snowboard accidents can cause sprains, broken bones, and even catastrophic injuries, such as brain or spinal cord damage. While it is true that Colorado ski resorts are largely protected from lawsuits, if a resort fails to meet the required safety standards or if you are injured by another skier, you may be able to sue the negligent party for damages. If you are injured on the slopes in Colorado, the personal injury attorneys at the Frickey Law Firm can help you navigate your options for recovering damages. The Ski Safety Act of 1979 The Ski Safety Act of 1979… Read Full Post

What You Need To Know About Liability Waivers

November 27, 2019
What you Need to Know about Liability Waivers  ** The Frickey Law Firm is located in Lakewood, Colorado. If your injury occurred in Colorado or you live here, we may be able to help with your personal injury or workers' compensation case. Otherwise, search Google for an attorney in your state.** Whether you are renting an e-scooter, ordering an Uber, or hitting the slopes on a powder day, you may be surprised to find that you could be signing away your right to pursue compensation for an injury. In order to use an app or participate in an activity, you are often required to sign the service provider’s liability waiver.   A liability waiver, or release of liability, is a legal document… Read Full Post

What to Know about Winter Weather-Related Car Accidents

November 07, 2019
Colorado winters and car accidents go hand-in-hand, as evidenced by the first two snowstorms of 2019. Whether a driver has a lack of experience driving in winter conditions, fails to winterize his or her vehicle, or is not paying attention, winter car accidents can be devastating. Even when you are not at fault, it can be difficult to recover damages from a car accident without an experienced car accident attorney on your side. At the Frickey Law Firm, we are passionate about helping car accident victims get fair compensation for their injuries and losses. We know how traumatic a car accident can be physically, emotionally, and financially, so we take these cases on a contingent fee basis… Read Full Post

Who is Liable in Uber and Lyft Accidents?

October 23, 2019
Rideshare services, Uber and Lyft, have dramatically changed the way we think about getting around Denver, but what happens if your rideshare driver is involved in an auto accident or if you are hit by a rideshare driver? Depending on who caused the accident, the rideshare company, rideshare driver, or the other party involved may be held responsible. It is important to follow these steps after an Uber or Lyft accident to protect yourself and document the incident. If you are injured in a rideshare accident in Denver, you need the Uber and Lyft attorneys at the Frickey Law Firm on your side. With our experience, resources, and dedication, we can help you recover maximum compensation… Read Full Post