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Colorado Sexual Assault Victims Have Three Years to Sue

By lladmin on May 6, 2024

On June 20, 2021, the Colorado State Supreme Court struck down provisions of the Colorado Child Abuse Accountability Act that sought to increase the amount of time that victims of assault have to file a civil lawsuit against their abusers. Generally referred to as the Act, the law allows sexual abuse victims to file civil actions against perpetrators and the organizations that sponsor them. The Court found that provisions of the Act were unconstitutional because they violated the Colorado Constitution’s retrospectivity clause, which prevents the legislature from “changing the rules after the fact.” Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Shocking Outbreaks of Legionnaire’s Disease at Denver Hotel

By lladmin on May 3, 2024

Legionnaire’s Disease in Denver

Recent events at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Denver Aurora raise serious concerns about Legionnaire’s Disease and other infectious diseases that may be encountered by travelers.

According to a report issued by the Arapahoe Public Health Department on April 16, 2024, the first case of Legionnaire’s Disease was discovered on April 21, 2023. An additional five cases were reported in December 2023 and January 2024. Three of the victims were hospitalized in serious condition. One victim died. Read the rest »

Posted in: Premise Liability

A Pilot’s Lawsuit Over Denver International Airport Incident

By lladmin on February 14, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of personal injury law, a recent incident that occurred at Denver International Airport has captured our attention, shedding light on the importance of securing effective legal representation in cases that include unforeseen circumstances. The pilot’s lawsuit was triggered by an injury that resulted when his foot was caught in a moving walkway. There are legal nuances that highlight the significance of seeking proper legal guidance in these types of cases. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Dangerous Drugs and Birth Defects

By lladmin on January 20, 2024

Nothing is more important than the health of your child. A developing fetus is directly connected to the mother’s body, and anything that impacts the mother may harm the child. That’s why it’s so important for doctors to provide appropriate prenatal care during pregnancy. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

When Cerebral Palsy Is Caused by Medical Malpractice

By lladmin on December 28, 2023

A lot of bad things can happen when someone makes a mistake in the delivery room. One of the most common birth injuries is cerebral palsy. A substantial number of cerebral palsy cases are caused by birth injuries that can be linked to medical malpractice. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

By lladmin on November 20, 2023

There are two ways medical malpractice may apply when a patient is suffering from CRPS. You may have been injured by a careless surgeon who caused nerve damage resulting in CRPS, or a doctor may have failed to investigate signs or symptoms of CRPS, resulting in a harmful treatment delay. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Signs and Symptoms Indicating You Have an Epidural Abscess

By lladmin on October 25, 2023

An epidural abscess is an infection inside your skull or near your spine. It is often misdiagnosed when doctors mistake the symptoms for another type of ailment or fail to consider the patient’s medical history. A misdiagnosed epidural abscess can lead to a treatment delay that may cause catastrophic injuries, including permanent brain damage, paralysis, or even death. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Malpractice Concerning Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

By lladmin on September 15, 2023

There is nothing more precious than your child. Parents everywhere anticipate the arrival of a new baby with hopes for a long and healthy life. Birth injuries caused by medical malpractice have a devastating impact on children, often leading to severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment and lifelong personal care.

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a serious birth injury that may be caused by inadequate medical supervision and poor decisions made by delivery room doctors. If your child is suffering from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, you have the right to seek damages to help provide the resources your family needs to receive the necessary medical care. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Cerebral Palsy and Its Causes, Signs, and Prevention

By lladmin on August 30, 2023

There is nothing more important than your child’s health. If you think your child has cerebral palsy, it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis as soon as possible. That way, your child can receive the best possible care.

There is no cure for cerebral palsy, but there are a number of medical treatments to alleviate your child’s suffering. There are also interventions that will make it easier for your child to live an active and fulfilling life. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury

Obvious Signs of Birth Injuries to Look Out For

By lladmin on July 25, 2023

A birth injury is a physical injury a child suffers before, during, or shortly after childbirth. Birth injuries are caused by improper birthing techniques, lack of oversight, and poor decision-making by an OB/GYN, midwife, administrator, hospital staff, or someone on the delivery team. Read the rest »

Posted in: Birth Injury