An All-Inclusive Resource Guide for Recovering After the Marshall Fire
11 Jan , 2022
An All-Inclusive Resource Guide for Recovering After the Marshall Fire
When the Marshall fire started on December 30, 2021, no one could imagine the devastation that would result. At Debbie Taussig Law, we are heartbroken to learn of the nearly-1000 homes that were destroyed, displacing thousands of individuals.  We want to do everything we can to help those who lost so much. This guide was...
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What Are the Four Main Driver Errors that Cause Car Crashes?
6 Jan , 2022
What Are the Four Main Driver Errors that Cause Car Crashes?
In Colorado, most car crashes are the result of driver errors. We call them “errors” because they are completely avoidable. These car crashes only happen because a driver does something or does not do something that—in turn—causes a car accident, which often leads to a personal injury claim. If you are injured by a driver...
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How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim
14 Dec , 2021
How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim
Were you injured in a car crash? Did you slip and fall at someone’s home or at a business? If so, you may be looking to hire a personal injury lawyer. But watch out — your social media posts matter! Most personal injury lawyers will advise you not to post on social media if you...
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Pedestrian Deaths are Up in Colorado
5 Oct , 2021
Pedestrian Deaths are Up in Colorado
According to recent Colorado Department of Transportation data, pedestrian deaths are up 89% in Colorado and a staggering 93 pedestrians were killed in 2020 alone. It seems that there are news reports several times a week, informing us that yet another pedestrian has been hit by an errant driver. Whether walking to work or simply...
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BOULDER, COLORADO – 83-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed Crossing Street in Boulder
4 Oct , 2021
BOULDER, COLORADO – 83-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed Crossing Street in Boulder
On September 17th at 12:20 p.m., an 83-year-old woman was hit by a Jeep Wrangler while crossing the street at 26th and Pearl in Boulder. She later died from her injuries. According to Boulder police, the 17-year-old driver had stopped at a red light, before turning right and hitting the woman as she was crossing...
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Be Prepared to Share the Road
14 Sep , 2021
Be Prepared to Share the Road
Countless people have discovered the value of riding their bikes in Colorado, whether as a mode of transportation or for exercise or pure enjoyment. Unfortunately, the number of bicyclists killed or injured on Colorado’s roadways is staggering. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there have been 112 bike fatalities in Colorado since 2010 and...
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What to Do if You Are Hit by a Car While Biking
13 Sep , 2021
What to Do if You Are Hit by a Car While Biking
While no one plans on getting hit by a car while biking, statistics show that it happens too often. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 112 people have been killed and over 8,000 people have been seriously injured in Colorado while biking since 2010. Boulder Vision Zero has reported that there were 255 serious...
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September is National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared for Drunk Drivers
2 Sep , 2021
September is National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared for Drunk Drivers
September is National Preparedness Month, which was designed to help people prepare for disasters in order to protect them. With Labor Day weekend falling on the first weekend of September, it is a perfect time to prepare for an increase in drunk drivers on the road, as people take advantage of the long weekend by...
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Lime e-Scooters Make their Debut in Boulder: What You Need to Know
26 Aug , 2021
Lime e-Scooters Make their Debut in Boulder: What You Need to Know
On August 18, 2021, the Lime e-scooter program launched in Boulder as part of the new Shared Micromobility Program. While this new program was started in partnership with Lime — a shared e-scooter business — personal electric scooters have quickly become a fun, economical, and environmentally friendly mode of transportation in cities across the nation....
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Do You Own a Rollover Prone Vehicle?
18 May , 2018
Do You Own a Rollover Prone Vehicle?
Rollover accidents are violent and catastrophic accidents. They can cause serious and horrific injuries to all the occupants in the vehicle. In fact, rollover accidents only account for 3% of all accidents; however, they account for 30% of all fatalities. They are the second most deadly type of car accident, only second to head on...
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Seeking Treatment for a Concussion After an Accident
15 May , 2018
Seeking Treatment for a Concussion After an Accident
Car accidents can be devastating even at low speeds. Accident victims may experience a wide range of injuries, especially to the head and neck. One of those injuries is a concussion. While it is one of the milder forms a of traumatic brain injury, seeking treatment for a concussion as soon as possible after an...
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School Bullying of LGBT Youth
24 Apr , 2018
School Bullying of LGBT Youth
As if dealing with the many challenges of being a teenager were not enough, a teen who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender may have those challenges multiplied exponentially. LGBT teens often deal with bullying in the form of harassment, threats and even real physical violence on a daily basis. Studies show that LGBT...
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Mile High Tragedy Results in Wrongful Death Claim in Colorado
12 Apr , 2018
Mile High Tragedy Results in Wrongful Death Claim in Colorado
The tragic death of a man who fell over a stairway handrail at the Mile High Stadium during a Denver Broncos game in 2016 has resulted in a wrongful death claim in Colorado. After falling more than 60 feet—equivalent to six stories—Jason Coy died after receiving blunt force injuries to his skull, head, neck and...
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How MADD Changed the Drunk Driving Landscape
28 Mar , 2018
How MADD Changed the Drunk Driving Landscape
The depth of a mother’s love is perhaps never more apparent than in the founding of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), nearly four decades ago in 1980. Candy Lightner was a mother and housewife when Cari, her 13-year-old daughter, was killed by a drunk driver who had multiple DUI offenses on his record. Although Candy...
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Selfie Caused Car Accidents Are Now a Thing
22 Mar , 2018
Selfie Caused Car Accidents Are Now a Thing
Unfortunately, our multi-tasking society has carried those behaviors over to driving, which has resulted in an uptick in distracted driving collisions. We eat, talk on the phone, text, read maps, apply makeup, fiddle with the car controls, radio or GPS, talk to passengers, reach down to pick up a toy or bottle dropped by a...
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What is a Landlord’s Responsibility in Slip and Fall Accidents?
27 Feb , 2018
What is a Landlord’s Responsibility in Slip and Fall Accidents?
A slip and fall accident is one of the most common types of accident. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics slip and falls account for more than 1 million ER visits annually. About five percent of those who suffer a slip and fall will suffer a fracture of some type, usually in the hip, or...
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5 Common Mistakes After a Car Accident
14 Feb , 2018
5 Common Mistakes After a Car Accident
You should probably consider yourself lucky if you have been driving for any length of time and have yet to have a car accident. According to estimates by the auto insurance industry, most of us will file a claim for a car accident approximately one time every 17.9 years. This means drivers who first got...
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Bully-Proof Your Child: How Parents Can Help Bullied Children
26 Jan , 2018
Bully-Proof Your Child: How Parents Can Help Bullied Children
Bullying is a serious problem which can have serious consequences. As many as 30 percent of students in grades six through ten are involved in either moderate or frequent bullying. These students may be the victims of bullying or could be perpetrating the bullying behaviors. Many believe youth violence, including homicide and suicide, have bullying...
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Slip and Fall Accidents at Walmart — Are They to Blame?
24 Jan , 2018
Slip and Fall Accidents at Walmart — Are They to Blame?
  When you slip and fall in a public area, such as a retail store, restaurant or grocery store, you could have a valid claim against the owner of the business. Whether you experience a slip and fall in a “big box” national chain, a grocery chain like Albertsons, or a more local, independent retail...
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Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Claim
26 Dec , 2017
Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Claim
Following an auto accident, it is normal that you would be shaken up, even if there are no serious injuries involved. If you have been injured, it can be even more difficult to ensure everything is handled correctly following a car accident. While everyone who has been involved in a car accident will do their...
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Should Schools Get Involved in Cyberbullying Prevention?
15 Dec , 2017
Should Schools Get Involved in Cyberbullying Prevention?
Cyberbullying is a type of bullying which can do lasting harm to young people, and is a serious problem among teenagers in America. Cyberbullying behaviors can include spreading nasty rumors online, through texts, or directly to a person’s email or cell phone. In some cases, these messages can be threatening, or the victim's account information...
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Surviving the Holiday Season
25 Nov , 2017
Surviving the Holiday Season
  While the holidays are meant to be a happy, joyous time of year, it can also be a difficult time of year for many. Seeing family members and old friends can be fun and exciting, or can bring up old memories or disappointments. Many people find themselves turning into their 13-year old rebellious self...
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When the At-Fault Driver Doesn’t Have Enough Insurance
15 Nov , 2017
When the At-Fault Driver Doesn’t Have Enough Insurance
Depending on which state you are driving in, your chances of being in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver vary, but it is a sure bet you will be surprised by the statistics. If you live in Oklahoma and are involved in an auto accident, the chances the at-fault driver doesn't have enough...
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