The Law Blog of the Green Law Firm, P.C.2019-01-28T15:51:57+00:00

On-the-Job Car Accidents on the Rise Thanks to Smartphones

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Car Accident Law Firm|

While the majority of workers’ compensation claims declined 17.6% from 2011 to 2016, the frequency for on-the-job car accidents actually rose by 5%. A new report that used NCCI statistical data found that over 40% of all worker compensation fatalities involved a motor vehicle accident. Other findings of the report included: Motor vehicle claims cost up to 100% more than [...]

Insufficient Follow-up Care for Mild Brain Injuries Can Be Dangerous

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney|

Mild traumatic brain injuries, also known as concussions, are often not taken as seriously as other types of brain injuries. These injuries can occur during a sports event, a car accident, fall, or other type of collision and they can cause long-term complications if they aren’t treated. In order to recover, it is important for accident victims to receive both [...]

How to Keep Your Child Safe from Bike Injuries

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Bicycle Accident Lawyer|

According to recent statistics from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 2.2 million children under the age of 17-years-old were treated in emergency rooms because of bicycle-related accidents in the last decade. Broken down even further, that means that 25 children every hour are injured in bicycle accidents that are severe enough to require emergency treatment. The study also found that the [...]

Post Car Accident PTSD in Children

By |Blog, Car Accident Related PTSD|

After a car accident, it is common for children to experience some form of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The sudden forces of the accident, breaking glass, police sirens, and trauma can all replay in their memories after the crash. This can be extremely traumatic for young children, who may not have the words needed to express their feelings and their [...]

Cell Phone Use and Car Accident Risk

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Car Accident Attorney, Distracted Driving Car Accidents|

Make no mistake: drivers who focus on the task of driving have significantly lower chances of getting into a car accident. Distractions are deadly and can cause serious and fatal accidents in the blink of an eye. Some of the most serious distractions we face while driving are cellphones. In fact, drivers using cellphones to text, surf the Internet, or [...]

Knee Injuries After a Car Accident

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Car Accident Law Firm|

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 2.4 million people were injured in car accidents in the United States in 2015, an increase from 2.3 million in 2014. Even relatively minor accidents may cause injuries that can significantly affect someone for months or even years after their accident. While these injuries may not be life threatening, they can [...]