Most drivers are aware of the dangers on the road. A car accident can occur at anytime, but when a driver is impaired in some way, the likelihood of a crash occurring increases greatly. A recent accident on Interstate 70 may just illustrate this point since it was determined that the driver of the car involved was impaired.
A Colorado man recently lost his life while riding his bicycle when he was hit by a man suspected of driving under the influence. The driver of the vehicle was reportedly just three blocks from his home at the time. This car accident has impacted the entire community.
A recently filed lawsuit has many in Colorado and across the nation debating the merits and dangers of home births and the choice to use a midwife to deliver one's child. The case revolves around a couple's claim that the midwife they selected to assist in the birth of their child mishandled the event. The child suffered a severe brain injury at the time of birth; an outcome the lawsuit asserts should, and could have been avoided.
Any parent of a teenager knows the fears and worries that surround teen driving and the risk of auto accidents. Inexperience, lack of confidence, and immature decision-making skills all add to the risk that a teenage driver will be involved in a car accident. For the family of one Colorado teen, none of those factors contributed to the car accident that led to his death. It was someone else's negligence that caused the accident.