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December 2014 Archives

What benefits should you receive if you are injured at work?

No matter where you work, there is always a chance that you could become the victim of an accident. Whether it is a minor scrape, or a more serious incident, it is important to report it and seek medical attention. While an injury may at first appear minor, it is better to be safe than sorry. If you later discover that you were harmed more than you had at first thought, the fact that you reported it may increase your chance of success in a workers' compensation claim.

Drivers escape unharmed from Colorado crash

News of a truck accident is always worrying. These large vehicles can cause extensive damage, particularly when something goes wrong. Their size and weight can easily crush other vehicles, while their loads may be hazardous and insecure. Furthermore, the aftermath of a truck accident can take hours to clean up, obstructing traffic and creating further potential for accidents.

Do not fall foul of an uninsured driver

A car accident can really ruin your day. Even if you escape without the expense and trauma of injuries, there is a good chance that your vehicle will have been damaged in the incident. Of course, if the fault lies with the other driver, you hope that their insurance will cover it. Unfortunately, all too many drivers in Colorado lack sufficient insurance. Some do not have policies at all. If you become involved in an accident with one of these drivers, it can be a huge problem.

Can you file an accident report online?

If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you will already know how emotionally exhausting the experience can be. The trauma of the incident, the realization of the extent of the damage, worries about the cost of repairs and medical bills. All of these factors contribute to the stress of the incident, making it easy to forget that you may also be required to file an accident report.

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