Redefining Boundaries: The Hertz Case and Its Impact on Rental Car Insurance Obligations

Is a rental car company considered an insurer if a crash happens? This question was answered by the Colorado Court of Appeals in Babayev v. Hertz earlier this month.   Imagine embarking on a long-awaited trip in a rental car, feeling the excitement of adventure mixed with the assurance that comes from knowing you're covered by insurance, just in case. Now, envision the unforeseen happening—a hit-and-run incident leaving you injured and stranded, relying on that very insurance promise. This scenario mirrors the real-life [...]

By |2024-02-29T09:35:35-07:00February 29th, 2024|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Flight Safety on Trial: Understanding Your Rights Amid Boeing 737 MAX Injuries.

Traveling by plane can be exciting and offers a quick way to cover vast distances. For some residents in Colorado, flying is second nature, regardless of the journey's length. However, others may find the idea daunting, especially those with less flying experience. While air travel is largely safe, recent news highlights that risks exist, not just from pilot error or airline negligence but also due to potential issues with the aircraft itself. Recent developments surrounding the Boeing 737 MAX have brought attention to [...]

By |2024-02-08T16:48:08-07:00February 8th, 2024|Personal Injury|0 Comments

New Ruling, New Approach: Colorado Court of Appeals and the Role of Impairment Ratings in Personal Injury Cases

The Colorado Court of Appeals' recent decision in Wolven v. Del Rosario Velez marks a significant development in personal injury law, focusing on the admissibility of expert testimony regarding impairment ratings. This ruling, important for its implications in the realm of legal-medical intersections, hinges on how juries evaluate and incorporate medical expertise into verdicts. It's a key example of how legal frameworks adapt to complex medical evaluations, setting a precedent that could influence future personal injury cases. This decision not only clarifies the role [...]

By |2024-01-26T15:25:56-07:00January 22nd, 2024|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Selecting Car Insurance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Selecting an auto insurance company can be daunting. When selecting an insurance provider, it's crucial to look beyond superficial factors like policy cost, customer service niceties, or even how friendly the insurance agent seems. What truly matters is the support you receive when you need it the most - after a car accident. Here is a guide on the best and worst companies based on their real-world performance when making claims. The Big Players: Not Always Your Best Bet A simple yet telling [...]

By |2023-12-12T09:38:32-07:00December 12th, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Cyclists Alert! Essential Insurance Coverage to Protect from Hit-and-Runs

Every cyclist needs to have underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage. This quick guide covers why it's vital for your peace of mind if you are ever hit by a car. Watch the video below: Ready for a Free Consultation? We're here to help. Your serious injuries deserve legal representation by a talented and aggressive legal team that works for you to recover the maximum amount possible for you. Reach [...]

By |2024-01-01T10:17:49-07:00December 5th, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Understanding Your Rights: Employer Responsibility in Personal Injury Cases

When you're injured and an employee's actions are to blame, it's essential to understand the potential responsibility of their employer in your situation. Identifying and pursuing recovery from an employer could mean the difference between recovering nothing, to being fully compensated for your injuries. This article aims to unravel the complexities of employer liability, providing clarity for those considering a personal injury case. In the intricate network of modern society, the roles of employees and their employers in personal injury cases can often [...]

By |2023-11-21T10:42:45-07:00November 21st, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Eight Steps to Take After an Accident to Maximize Your Claim

Car accidents remain one of the most significant reasons for injuries in Colorado. If you're ever involved in one, what you do immediately afterward could help or hurt your personal injury case. At Arckey & Associates, we are well acquainted with the intricacies of car accident claims. Here, we break down the crucial steps to take, post-accident, to help your case and improve your chances of securing just compensation. This will cover what to do at the scene of a crash, as well [...]

By |2023-10-27T10:21:18-06:00October 27th, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Slip and Fall Accidents in Colorado: Navigating Liability and Compensation

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere, and often result in significant injuries. If you've experienced a slip and fall accident in Colorado, it's essential to understand your rights and how to secure the compensation you deserve. On this page, we will explore the nuances of slip and fall accidents in Colorado, focusing on liability and compensation. At Arckey & Associates, we're here to guide you through this challenging process. Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents in Colorado: 1. Establishing Liability in [...]

By |2023-10-26T09:38:29-06:00October 18th, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Auto Accidents: Understanding the Impact and Your Rights

Auto accidents, irrespective of their nature, can be devastating, not only in terms of the physical injuries they inflict but also because of the associated psychological trauma and financial repercussions. While traffic mishaps are an unfortunate reality in our fast-paced world, it's crucial for victims to understand their rights and the different facets of these accidents. This piece delves into the common types of auto accidents – truck crashes, car crashes, and motorcycle crashes – each presenting its own set of [...]

By |2023-09-22T10:49:51-06:00September 22nd, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Pedestrian Injuries: The Unseen Impact and the Path to Recovery

Accidents happen in the blink of an eye. Among the most devastating and preventable are those involving pedestrians. Every year, thousands of pedestrians are injured or killed in traffic accidents, with circumstances ranging from minor scrapes to life-altering traumas. As a personal injury attorney, I've witnessed firsthand the aftermath of these tragedies. Here, I offer a comprehensive look into pedestrian injuries, their implications, and the role of legal counsel in these situations. Understanding the Magnitude In Colorado, pedestrian related accidents are [...]

By |2023-09-18T14:47:51-06:00September 13th, 2023|Personal Injury|0 Comments
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