The Frickey Law Firm Blog

Lakewood, Colorado Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Denver, Boulder, and Nearby Areas

What To Do After a Commercial Trucking Accident

May 29, 2019
Although most truck drivers are responsible and attentive, sometimes a careless driver causes a crash. Or, the fault may be traced all the way back to negligent hiring practices, inadequate training, improper truck maintenance or other instances in which the trucking operation is cutting corners. If you believe the truck crash that injured you was caused by someone else's negligence or was otherwise someone else's fault, then we encourage you to contact our attorneys in Lakewood, CO, at 303-237-7373. We provide a complimentary consultation. Our staff is fluent in English and in Spanish. Call today to find out how we can help you pursue justice. Steps to Take in the Moments, Hours, Days… Read Full Post

Texting While Driving Just As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

May 29, 2019
According to distraction.gov, the federal government’s website for distracted driving, drivers who text or use hand-held devices are four times more likely to be involved in an accident. Although this fact has long been circulated in the media, it would seem that the threat of a car accident is not enough for many people to put down their phones while behind the wheel. However, the results of a recent study may make them want to rethink their position. According to the study, published in the journal Traffic Injury Prevention, texting while driving is as dangerous as driving with a blood alcohol level that is twice the legal limit. To conduct the study, researchers from several… Read Full Post

Hurt in a Semi-Truck Crash?

April 26, 2019
Late Thursday afternoon, April 25th, four semis and 24 vehicles were involved in a devastating crash on I-70 near the Colorado Mills Mall. The driver of the semi that caused the accident was charged on Friday morning, April 26th, with vehicular homicide. Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened. The driver, who has not been identified, was not seriously injured, officials said. There's no evidence of drugs or alcohol, officials said.  Semi accidents are unique. Owners, semi-truck drivers, and manufacturers of semi-trucks must comply with state and federal regulations. Due to the seriousness of accidents caused by big rigs, there are laws about how much weight the… Read Full Post

Safety Tips for Driving in the Rocky Mountains

March 31, 2019
Living in Denver, we have access to amazing skiing, beautiful scenery, fantastic hiking, and more. However, getting to our destination can mean driving in potentially hazardous conditions. The Rocky Mountains are beautiful, but they can also be dangerous. When driving in the mountains, it is of the utmost importance to be prepared for bad conditions at all times. It may be clear and sunny when you leave Denver, but the weather can change on a dime, and it may be rainy, snowy, or foggy by the time you leave. No matter how used to driving in poor conditions you are, there is always the chance that another person on the road is not. If you were injured in a car crash caused by someone else’s… Read Full Post
Category: Auto Accidents

Recovering Compensation from an Uber or Lyft Car Accident

March 22, 2019
Do you know the laws for recovering compensation when you're in a car accident involving an Uber or Lyft driver? It's a complicated process involving numerous factors. Here is a quick guide to who is responsible: Schedule Your Consultation Today If you were injured in an accident with an Uber or Lyft driver, you shouldn't have to go through the convoluted compensation process alone. The Frickey Law Firm will stand by your side and help you recover physically, emotionally, and financially from your injuries. We serve people in Lakewood, Denver, Boulder, and nearby areas of Colorado. Call (303) 416-6092 today to schedule a free consultation.

What to Do If You’re Injured in an Uber Car Accident

February 26, 2019
Ridesharing services have become increasingly popular over the last decade, as more people turn to Uber or Lyft instead of relying on a cab or a designated driver. Rideshare services are cheap and convenient, two qualities that people value in today’s post-recession, technology-forward society. However, the relatively new nature of ridesharing means that there may be some confusion over what your rights are as a passenger. If your Uber driver is involved in a car accident while driving you to your destination, can you recover compensation if you’re injured? Luckily, the answer is usually yes. If you were injured while riding as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft, call the Frickey Law Firm at… Read Full Post
Category: Car Accidents

Delayed Symptoms After an Accident

February 13, 2019
If you were in a car accident, you should get checked out by a doctor as soon as possible, even if you think you were not injured. This is because there are many types of injuries that may not manifest symptoms right away. Visiting a doctor as soon as you can after a car accident is crucial in getting the care you need, and can play a role in the success of your personal injury lawsuit should you choose to file one. If you were injured in a car accident in the Denver metro area, please call the Frickey Law Firm at 303-237-7373 to schedule your free consultation. We are dedicated to helping accident victims get the compensation they need and deserve. Common Delayed Onset Symptoms… Read Full Post

Preventing Ski Injuries

January 21, 2019
It’s ski season, and many people of all ages and experience levels are excited to hit the slopes here in Colorado. While skiing and snowboarding is usually a fun and exciting experience, a trip can be ruined by an unexpected injury. There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of being injured while skiing, but unfortunately you can’t plan for everything, and you may end your ski trip in the hospital. If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, such as a collision with a reckless skier or a chair lift malfunction, call the Frickey Law Firm at 303-237-7373 to schedule your complimentary consultation. How to Reduce the Risk of Ski Injury There are a number of things you can… Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury

What Can You Do If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied?

December 28, 2018
If you were injured on the job, it can cause great hardship. Not only are you in pain and in need of expensive medical services, but you can’t work to support yourself and your family either. Workers’ compensation benefits exist to help you through these tough times, but what happens if your claim is denied? Should you just give up and resign yourself to medical debt and unemployment? Absolutely not. If your workers’ compensation claim is denied, the first thing you should do is call the Frickey Law Firm. We have years of experience helping workers who were injured on the job obtain their due compensation. There are many reasons why a claim may be denied, and an experienced lawyer can help… Read Full Post

Woman Receives $4 Million After Sustaining Injuries From Fall

July 15, 2018
Some people in Colorado do not take the possibility of a premises liability suit seriously, and this is particularly evident during and after snowstorms. A recent ruling for this type of suit may change the minds of these people though. According to reports, a woman living in a condo complex was involved in a slip and fall incident that resulted in her sustaining some very serious back injuries, so serious in fact that she is now disabled. Interestingly, the woman slipped on her own steps, so how was she able to file a lawsuit in this case? The answer is simple: the condominium’s bylaws indicated that the homeowners’ association and the managing agent were responsible for clearing ice and… Read Full Post