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Types of Injuries in Fort Collins

Mon, November 19, 2018

Fort Collins Car Accident Injury Attorneys
At the Tenge Law Firm, clients often ask us “What kind of personal injuries to you handle?” The short answer is, “all of them,” but we recognize that’s not necessarily helpful for people seeking advice about how to recover compensation after an unexpected injury turns their lives upside down. Below, we outline the broad categories of personal injury our clients most often contend with after an accident that wasn’t their fault. If you have suffered an injury like the ones described below because of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, contact the T

Could This Bipartisan Senate Bill Prevent Fatal Side Underride Crashes?

Wed, December 20, 2017

Underride crashes are a horrific type of truck accident. An underride crash occurs when a smaller passenger vehicle is forced underneath the rear or side of a tractor-trailer during a collision. The tops of passenger vehicles can be sheared off and occupants are often decapitated. In 1998, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mandated rear guards on tractor-trailers to prevent rear underride accidents. However, there are no rules that require tractor-trailers to use side or front guards. More than 200 people are killed each year in side underride accidents. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced the Sto

What is a contingency fee?

Mon, October 23, 2017

Contingency fees and contingency representation are things that you may only hear about in certain legal cases. Examples of such cases are personal injury cases, disability cases, and workers compensation litigation. The following is some additional information on the nature of a contingency fee so that you can gain a better understanding.

The Definition of a Contingency Fee

The simple definition of a contingency fee is that it’s a deferrable lawyer's fee that is only payable if the attorney wins the case. Usually the fee is a percentage of the settlement or jury award that the lawyer, like a Read more

How Cars and Trucks Commonly Cause Motorcycle Accidents

Mon, August 14, 2017

Motorcycles may be fun to ride, but they can also be dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 4,976 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in 2015, which was up 8.3 percent from the previous year. Motorcyclists were 29 times more likely to die in an accident than those in a car or other vehicle. How Cars and Trucks Commonly Cause Motorcycle Accidents

Fort Collins personal injury and wrongful death due to driving under the influence

Fri, May 05, 2017

Colorado drivers who operate motor vehicles when they're under the influence of drugs or alcohol do so in violation of state law. Along with the risk of getting arrested and prosecuted, drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs also risk causing car accidents and injuring or killing other motorists or pedestrians. The legal limits and impairment Like every other state, a driver is deemed to be under the influence if he or she has a blood alcohol level of .08 or

Type of Brain Injuries Commonly Sustained from Accidents

Tue, May 02, 2017

The brain is a relatively small part of our body but it is responsible for the most important function of all – it controls our body and functions. Yes, some say the heart keeps us alive but it is the brain that controls the function of all the parts of our body, including the heart. Thus, any trauma or injury to the brain can be disastrous and may result to permanent and long-term debilitating effects. There are many types of brain injury and below, is the list of the common injuries sustained from accidents. Diffuse Axonal Injury – This injury occurs when the nerves connected

5 Reasons Why You Should Move To Fort Collins, Colorado

Tue, February 21, 2017

For Collins is a great place to live in, if you're thinking of moving to Colorado. There are many reasons why, but we've narrowed it down to the five most compelling arguments in the infographic below: fort-collins-infographic  

Expert Tips from Top Chiropractors on Injury Recovery Misconceptions

Tue, December 06, 2016

Recovering from an injury can be a painstaking process especially for people who are very active day in and day out. What’s really bad about it is the amount of time that you have spend not being able to do what you’re used to until you fully recover. While you’re in the process of recovery it is highly important to make sure that you’re recovering the right way otherwise your injury can lead to various complications. This is why we took the time to ask the top chiropractors on the common misconceptions of people who are trying to recover from an injury.

"What are the most common misconceptions people have when trying to recover from an injury?"

“What’s the biggest mistake someone can make when interviewing for a law firm?” The Experts Answer

Fri, October 07, 2016

banner-1706 As a follow up to our previous post Get That Job At Your Dream Law Firm: A Visual Guide on How To Ace Your Interview, for your benefit, we also asked the experts the most pressing question that all new lawyers want to know about interviewing at a law firm:  "What's the biggest mistake someone can make when interviewing for a law firm?" "The advice I always give students interviewing is that it is like a date. They've already decided you've got the credentials. The ques


Wed, September 14, 2016

For new lawyers, it can be pretty tough or even confusing to look for sound advice on how to conduct oneself well during an interview at a law firm.  That is why we have consolidated tips from the experts themselves and turned their recommendations into an easy to read visual guide so that you can ace that law firm interview.   interviewing-for-a-law-firm