NFL Accidents Highlight the Dangers of TBI

As a professional football player, Wes Walker has quite a long list of accolades and accomplishments. He’s a three-time AFC champion, three-time NFL receptions leader, four-time All-Pro selection, and five-time Pro Bowler. Unfortunately, he’s also the recipient of, at least, six concussions. He also recently signed a one-year deal with...

Colorado Motorcycle Deaths in 2015

While the total number of statewide motorcycle fatalities for the year is running about average, there have already been 12 deaths since June. The Colorado Department of Transportation generally anticipates more fatalities as the weather becomes warmer. This number, however, is still disheartening. So far there have been 52 Colorado...

Fibromyalgia and Car Accidents – An Interesting Connection

A recent study suggests an interesting connection between fibromyalgia and car accidents -   Drivers diagnosed with fibromyalgia seem to be at an increased risk of being in car accidents. Published in the July issue of the Journal of Rheumatology, the investigation determined that, even years after their initial diagnosis, persons...

Lane-Splitting May Actually be Safe | Pueblo Motorcycle Accident Attorney

California legislators commissioned a study to determine the reasonability of legalizing lane-splitting- with certain restrictions and guidelines- for motorcyclists. The comprehensive study, carried out by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that lane splitting might actually be safer for motorcyclists than not lane-splitting. (more…)

Are Motorcycle Helmets Dangerous?

Crash studies have shown that motorcyclists who wear helmets are 29% more likely to survive a motorcycle crash. In addition, they are 2.5x less likely to suffer a serious head injury, compared to those riders who opted not to ride with a helmet on. Yet, not everyone believes that motorcycle...

Tripped and Un-tripped Rollover Accidents Explained

Rollover crashes are dangerous accidents that have a greater fatality rate than other kinds of accidents. They are rare, but deadly events, claiming one-third of passenger vehicle deaths while accounting for only 3 percent of all crashes. Tripped and un-tripped rollover accidents are the two different types of these kinds...

Texting While Walking is Dangerous

Authors of a recent study report substantial differences in the gait of young adults who text while they walk when compared to their stride when not texting. The findings, published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of Applied Biomechanics, indicate that among the thirty young adults tested, texting...