Colorado has seen a spike in driving fatalities in which marijuana alone was involved. Your Denver accident attorney notes that the increase started in 2009 when Colorado legalized medical marijuana dispensaries.
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December 31st, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Accident Attorney
In September, University of Michigan Quarterback Shane Morris, suffering visible signs of confusion and dizziness with what later was diagnosed as a concussion, was nevertheless sent back into the game against Minnesota without being evaluated. Such conduct was contrary to University of Michigan's protocols, as well as the new recommendations issued by the NCAA in July of 2014. The ensuing controversy led to the resignation of Michigan's athletic director.
December 29th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury
Molly. N-Bomb. Smiles. Spice. Bath Salts. These are all names for synthetic, or designer drugs currently being sold legally in the United States. The drugs are manufactured to contain chemically-similar ingredients to the active ingredients in banned substances.
December 26th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury
While parents focus on a variety of risks facing their children--alcohol, drugs, cyber bullying to name a few--there is one that often gets overlooked but claims too many lives. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of mortality for young people ages 4 through 34. The reason? Teen drivers.
December 24th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Accident Attorney
Another New Year is approaching and resolutions are being made for a fresh start after the holidays. For many, the resolutions will include a plan to go on some sort of diet. Making the resolution is the easy part, but choosing the right diet can be extremely difficult. Nutrition science is confusing at best. Its credibility as a true science is challenged on a seemingly daily basis as one expert disagrees with another on what is good for people to consume. Although everyone agrees that diet is inextricably linked to health and longevity, no one seems to agree on what diet is the right one.
December 22nd, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury
We all know the popular holiday song by this title. The first line begins with: "Oh the weather outside is frightful." Unfortunately, this is an accurate description of the weather for many winter days and nights. Harsh winter weather presents risks to everyone, but is particularly hazardous for seniors. Your accident lawyer discusses some of the biggest threats to seniors during the winter season and includes recommendations for staying safe.
December 19th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Accident Attorney
Thanksgiving through New Year's is the most dangerous time of year for anyone trying to maintain sobriety from an addiction. It is also the most dangerous time of year to be on the road. There are more alcohol-related traffic fatalities reported between Thanksgiving and New Year's than any other time of the year. In fact, studies show that cases of depression, drunk driving, suicide and domestic violence all increase during the holidays.
December 15th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury
Denver personal injury attorney Jordan Levine has previously discussed the risks associated with distracted driving. Currently, 44 states recognize that taking your eyes off the road and concentrating on your hand-held cell phone to text, email or perform other similar functions greatly increases your chances of getting into an accident.
November 28th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury
Shortly after Christmas 2013, a 28 year-old man was accidentally shot to death on his own parents' property. The young man was hunting at night with two companions. The group was using an optical device known as an illuminator, which is used with a rifle to highlight animals' eyes in darkness. When the three men became separated, one of the hunters mistook the eyes of his friend for the eyes of a coyote and shot him.
November 26th, 2014 | Posted by Levine Law, on Personal Injury