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Tricks of the Trade: How Insurers Avoid Paying Compensation

By Peters & Nolan, LLC on December 3, 2020

Insurance companies market themselves as caring about their clients’ well-being. After all, we turn to our insurance providers for help with covering medical costs, damage to our cars, and even for the health of our pets. Insurance can be a lifesaver, and insurance companies want to make sure you know that.

However, when it comes time to file a claim, you may be shocked to discover that the insurance company you speak to is not just reluctant to offer compensation, but is pulling every trick in the book to get you to agree to as small of a settlement as possible.

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Why Skiing Lawsuits are Uncommon in Colorado

By Peters & Nolan, LLC on March 10, 2020

Skiing is an exhilarating sport, and the Colorado slopes are known across the globe for having some of the best resorts for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. As the ski industry brings millions of visitors to the state each year, Colorado lawmakers have enacted a piece of legislation, the Colorado Ski Safety Act. This act limits the liability of ski resorts when a skier is injured.

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What to Do After a Dog Bite

By Peters & Nolan, LLC on February 13, 2020

Being attacked and bitten by a dog is a traumatic experience, both physically and emotionally. Certain breeds of dogs can cause extensive physical damage, particularly when they attack children. Unfortunately, dog bites are a frequent occurrence in Mesa County. It is best to be prepared and know what steps to take in case you are bitten.

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When Dr. Water Becomes Mr. Ice

By Peters & Nolan, LLC on January 17, 2019

“I was just bringing in the groceries when all of a sudden, bam! I was on my back, howling in pain.”

“I was standing on the porch, waving goodbye to the kids, then all of a sudden, bam! I was on my back and howling in pain.”

“I have no idea what happened. I just opened the door, got out of the car like I normally do, then bam! I was on my back, howling in pain.”

Who or what is this mysterious force leaving Coloradans on their posteriors, shouting out with discomfort?

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Colorado’s Dog Bite Laws

By Peters & Nolan, LLC on October 29, 2018

They aren’t always man’s best friend. Being attacked by a dog can be a traumatic and possibly even life-altering event. Colorado law protects victims who have been seriously injured by a dog bite, but sometimes it can be difficult to know when a bite is worthy of reporting.

If you have been attacked by a dog, your best bet is to consult with a knowledgeable Grand Junction personal injury attorney to learn more about your rights regarding compensation.

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