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Injured on an Electric Scooter? The Frickey Law Firm Can Help

September 15, 2023
Even with this summer’s record heat, many people will find themselves hopping on electric scooters for a fun, convenient way of getting around.  Though electric scooters offer an exciting way to explore cities like Denver, they also pose potential dangers.  The rise of rentable electric scooters has led to an increase in preventable accidents across the nation. The Frickey Law Firm, can help you understand electric scooter injuries and what you need to do if you're involved in an electric scooter accident. Common Electric Scooter Injuries  Most of the time, electric scooters only reach speeds of up to 15 to 20 miles per hour. That might seem slow compared to other vehicles — but it’s… Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury

Cyclist Safety Tips To Avoid Vehicular Accidents

August 31, 2023
From benefits to the environment to improvements to health, cycling is a great way to get around. Unfortunately, cyclists have to share the road with motor vehicles. Because of the difference in size, weight, and structural safety, cyclists face far more risk of injury than their motor vehicle counterparts.  Being injured due to the recklessness or inattentiveness of a driver can be distressing. Here are safety tips for cyclists to avoid motor vehicle accidents.  The Appropriate Bike For You  Bicycle safety begins before you even get on the road. Ensuring you have the proper bike for you and your needs can help mitigate cyclist-motor vehicle injuries. From mountain bikes to sports bikes… Read Full Post
Category: Auto Accidents

Hit By A Motor Vehicle? Here’s What To Do Next

August 15, 2023
No one is ever prepared for the emotional shock and trauma of being hit by a car. You may not know what to do and even play off your injury if you feel they aren’t severe enough to warrant attention. Or you have been hit by a vehicle and are suffering from physical injuries, medical bills, anxiety, and anger over what has transpired. We are here to help. In this blog, we’ll explore your options for pursuing legal action after being hit by a car in Colorado.  Get Medical Attention  Even if you feel okay or that you can ‘walk it off’, it is highly recommended that you seek medical treatment from a professional.  Following an accident, your body can be impacted by the pain-numbing effects t… Read Full Post
Category: Auto Accidents

Why Is Summer The Most Dangerous Season For a Car Accident?

July 15, 2023
There are many reasons why summer is the most dangerous season for a car accident. Summer is a time when many teens are off from school and a season when many people travel and get together to spend time with family and friends. Summer is known for its wonderful, warm weather, which gets many more people on the road and headed to a summer destination. Here is why summer is the most dangerous season for car accidents. Roads In The Summer As people are getting off school, taking time off of work, and getting together, the roads can get much busier. This can lead to many more car accidents occurring on the road. There are many different reasons why accidents happen in the summertime, and… Read Full Post
Category: Car Accidents

Lawyering Up After a Motorcycle Accident: The First Steps

June 15, 2023
Summer is here everyone, and that means fantastic weather to get out there and go for a motorcycle ride. It also means more people out on the road and more chances that someone else's negligence could lead to you having an accident. If this were to happen we here at The Frickey Law Firm want you to be prepared as much as you can. Continue reading to find out exactly what you should do after getting into an accident and why you need to contact a motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as you can. Be As Safe as You Possibly Can So you get in an accident, the first thing you need to do is assess your situation and get as safe as you can be. Oftentimes you may not feel that you have a serious… Read Full Post

Alexa Bartell: What to Expect Next

May 16, 2023
On April 19th, Alexa Bartell was the victim of a grave tragedy. Shewas struck and killed by a rock that was thrown through hercarwindshieldwhile she was driving.Now,three men arebeing charged withfirst-degreemurderwith extreme indifference. Along with our deepest regrets on what her family must be going through, we have outlined what could happen nextfor her family. Her family, while suffering through this life-changing event, have the option to file a wrongful death claim. In addition to the criminal trial, for which the three men stand accused, the wrongful death claim could provide funds for therapy or to cover her memorial costs.While nothing can be done to bring Alexa back, the suit… Read Full Post

Workers’ Compensation: What You Need To Know, And How You May Be Eligible

April 26, 2023
Workers’ compensation is compensation insurance for employees when they’ve been involved in an accident at work and need to take time off. You are then compensated for the work you’ll be missing, and all medical bills and expenses are covered.  The purpose of worker’s comp is to protect the workers. Although, there is more information about worker's comp and how it works exactly, which is important to know. What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover? The compensation insurance you will receive from being injured in the workplace covers medical expenses, wages, current medical care costs, as well as any funeral expenses if it were to ever be that serious. Workers’ comp was created and… Read Full Post

3 Mistakes to Avoid After Suffering a Workplace Injury

April 15, 2023
Getting hurt on the job can be a lot to process. You might feel flustered, confused, or even embarrassed. Worse, you probably don’t understand your rights and responsibilities. It’s crucial to know that what you do after your accident can impact your financial and physical recovery. Here are three common mistakes our Lakewood workers’ compensation lawyers want you to avoid. 1. Failing to Report Your Injury  It's never a good idea to hide your work-related injury or illness. You shouldn't cover it up out of shame or because you feel pressured to maintain your job site's safety record. In fact, failing to report the matter on time can result in penalties that will make it harder for… Read Full Post

What Are Some Common Ski and Snowboarding Accidents That May Require Legal Assistance?

March 30, 2023
Personal injury and negligence lawsuits are a specialty for our team at The Frickey Law Firm. We have extensive experience in representing individuals in the Lakewood, CO, area in skiing and snowboarding accidents and injuries. If you believe you might be entitled to compensation following an accident on the slopes, continue reading to learn more from our legal team. What Are Common Skiing and Snowboarding Accidents That Can Result in Personal Injury Lawsuits? Common skiing and snowboarding accidents that can result in lawsuits include: Collisions with other skiers or snowboarders Fall injuries due to unmarked hazards such as unmarked tree wells Chairlift accidents due to inadequate… Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims

March 15, 2023
Ultimately, filing a wrongful death claim is an important but necessary step for families grieving a loved one’s death due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. The assistance of a skilled and experienced wrongful death attorney, such as those at the Frickey Law Firm, is invaluable in ensuring that the deceased’s rights are protected and that justice is served. By understanding this process and its importance, families can feel empowered throughout their legal journey as they seek compensation for their loss. The Process of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Understanding the wrongful death claim process can help families understand their legal rights and options. The process begins with the… Read Full Post
Category: Wrongful Death