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Thu, August 27, 2015

Oscar Mayer turkey bacon recall - Denver product liability lawyerKraft Heinz Foods Company has initiated a recall of more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated, causing it to spoil before the “Best When Used By” date. The recalled turkey bacon was manufactured between May 31 and August 16 and includes the following products:

  • 56 oz. cardboard boxes (comprised of 4 packages) of Oscar Mayer “Selects Uncured Turkey Bacon” with plant number P-9070, line number RS19, Product UPC 0 4470007633 0, and “Best When Used By” dates of August 24 through October 26
  • 36 oz. cardboard boxes (comprised of 3 packages) of Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon “...
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Thu, August 13, 2015

Denver defective medical device attorney - Tenge Law FirmWe’re becoming increasingly reliant on computers for just about every aspect of our lives. In many ways, this represents an improvement in performance for many of the devices we use. However, cybersecurity risks also represent a serious danger to us, and when it involves a medical device, the consequences can be potentially fatal.

Recently, the FDA issued a warning that the Symbiq Infusion System, a pump created by Hospira to deliver medicine to patients, can be vulnerable to getting hacked by someone who gains access to the hospital’s computer network. In this scenario, the hacker would be...

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Wed, August 05, 2015

The Colorado State Patrol is currently engaged in a year-long campaign to eliminate distracted driving throughout the state, and they’ve recently decided it was necessary to ramp up their efforts. In order to more effectively achieve this goal, the Colorado State Patrol has taken the following actions:

  • Stricter enforcement of the no texting law
  • Increasing the number of patrols on duty to look for distracted drivers
  • Creating message boards across the state warning drivers to stop using devices that may cause them to be distracted

Distracted driving has become an increasingly serious problem in recent years, especially with the widespread use of portable electronic devices. It has now become one of the most common causes of car accidents...

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Tue, July 28, 2015

Denver truck accident attorney - Tenge Law FirmAccidents involving trucks have the potential to be among the most catastrophic on the road. The disparity in size between a tractor trailer and a standard passenger vehicle means that cars face elevated risk when they collide with a big rig. In addition, there are a variety of parties that may potentially be liable for your injuries in a truck accident, making it crucial that you work with an experienced attorney who can identify all negligent parties involved.

The federal government has strict regulations in place designed to protect highway passengers from collisions with large commercial trucks....

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Mon, July 20, 2015

Boulder wrongful death lawyerIn every state, the laws that govern wrongful death lawsuits are different. Because these laws are set at the state level, it is important to find a wrongful death lawyer who understands the particular laws for your area. In Boulder, and the Colorado Front Range, the Tenge Law Firm has the experience and the expertise to hold the responsible party accountable.

The beneficiaries of a wrongful death lawsuit are specifically determined in the law, and statutes in Colorado also stipulate specific timeframes for wrongful death claims:

  • Surviving Spouse:  The...
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Mon, July 13, 2015

Denver slip and fall attorneySlip and fall accidents can happen anywhere someone is injured from tripping or falling while on another’s property. Slip and fall accidents are often the result of weather conditions not being taken into account by the property owner. The severity of these types of accidents can vary from cuts and bruises to serious injuries or even death.

However, there are many other factors that often contribute to the occurrence of slip and fall accidents as well. These common conditions include:

  • Cracked or uneven stairways
  • Poorly lit or unmarked stairways
  • ...
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Thu, July 02, 2015

Denver drunk driving car accident lawyerJuly 4th weekend is almost here, and it’s a great opportunity to take a few days off from the daily grind of life and enjoy some quality time with family and friends. Many people will stay local and enjoy fireworks, BBQs and other July 4th celebrations in the Denver and Boulder area. But a long weekend also means that many Front Rangers will head to the mountains for camping, hiking, biking, and rafting, adding to the many people across the country taking road trips this weekend.

According to AAA, nearly 42 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from their home this weekend, and approximately 85% of those individuals will be...

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Tue, June 30, 2015

Motorcycle enthusiasts say they enjoy a sense of freedom that can’t be experienced from inside an enclosed motor vehicle. Unfortunately, that freedom often comes with a heightened risk of injury or death. If you’re a motorcycle rider, we encourage you to always wear a helmet in the event that you’re involved in a motorcycle accident.

Like most states in the country, Colorado does not have a universal motorcycle helmet law. Colorado does, however, have some regulations concerning helmets:

  • All motorcycle riders aged 17 and younger must wear a helmet.
  • All motorcycle riders must wear eye protection.
  • All motorcycle helmets sold in the state of Colorado must be approved by the Colorado Department of Transportation (...
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Wed, June 24, 2015

Denver Product Liability Attorney - Tenge Law FirmWho doesn’t love macadamia nuts? These rich tropical treats are popular on their own and as an all-too-perfect accompaniment to white chocolate in all kinds of desserts. But recently, a local natural foods chain was forced to recall two lots of macadamias because of salmonella concerns.

Natural Grocers, based in the Denver suburb Lakewood, has recalled two lots of their macadamia nuts due to concerns over possible salmonella contamination. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which routinely tests samples of products for safety, informed the grocery chain that at least one sample had tested positive for salmonella, prompting the recall.

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Fri, June 12, 2015

Tracy Morgan car accident case - Boulder car accident lawyerIn his first public appearance since his June 2014 car accident, Tracy Morgan told the Today show that he feels lucky to be alive and remembers nothing about the car accident.

A year after his life-changing car accident, Tracy Morgan, who starred in Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock on NBC, appeared on the Today show with his lawyer for an interview with Matt Lauer. Morgan revealed that the only memory he has of the accident is seeing his wife and son when he awoke from a two-week coma in the aftermath of the devastating crash. Morgan told Lauer...

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Tue, June 09, 2015

Takata Recall Attorney - Denver Car Accident LawyerTakata, a Japanese automotive parts production company, has admitted to supplying defective airbags to car makers. The defect causes the airbag to violently explode when deployed during a car accident, sending shrapnel into the passenger side compartment. So far, 6 deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to these incidents.

Car models that have existing recalls due to airbags made by Takata include:

  • Chrysler
  • Nissan
  • Toyota
  • Honda

Honda has had the highest number of recalls associated with these defective airbags. So far,...

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Wed, May 27, 2015

In a recently released study, Consumer Reports tested 342 samples of frozen shrimp purchased from popular American retail outlets and found that 60% of the raw shrimp was contaminated with bacteria. In addition, 11 of the 205 raw, imported samples contained illegal antibiotics. According to the article, How safe is your shrimp?, that’s not nearly as bad as their study of raw chicken in 2013, in which 97% of samples were contaminated, but it does bring to light some real dangers. For instance, MRSA was found in seven of the raw shrimp samples.

Most of the bacteria found can be killed during the cooking process. However, 16% of the cooked, ready-to-eat shrimp contained types of bacteria that cause food poisoning,...

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Thu, May 21, 2015

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) often goes undiagnosed. This is due to the fact that it often takes days or even weeks for brain injury symptoms to develop after the initial injury.  Unfortunately, failure to treat a traumatic brain injury in a timely matter can have devastating consequences, potentially increasing the severity of the damage you suffer. For this reason, it’s crucial to seek medical attention immediately following a blow to the head, even if you don’t think you’ve suffered a serious injury.

Be on the lookout for any of the following symptoms in the days and weeks after suffering a blow to the head. If you experience any of the following traumatic brain injury symptoms, visit your doctor at once:

  • Any loss of consciousness, no matter...
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Thu, May 14, 2015

Denver Burn Injury Lawyer - Tenge Law Firm - BoulderBurn injuries are some of the most painful injuries a person can suffer. Severe burns are life-threatening. Those who survive the initial danger period still face a very high risk of infection, painful treatments, scarring so severe that it can limit mobility, and physical therapy. If you or someone you love has suffered severe burn injury as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, please talk to our Denver burn injury lawyer right away.

Thermal burns are the type of burns that typically come to mind first. They are caused by heat and include burns caused by contact...

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Thu, May 07, 2015

Boulder Negligent Security Lawyer - Tenge Law Firm - DenverCriminal assaults and attacks can result in severe or fatal physical injuries, and they take a heavy psychological toll on victims and their families. In some cases, these attacks are possible due to negligent security. Businesses and property owners have a duty to take adequate security measures to keep people safe from being attacked on their property. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed due to the negligent security measures of a property owner, the Tenge Law Firm can help.

Crimes which can occur as a result of negligent...

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Wed, April 29, 2015

Mark Rosekind, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, promised earlier this week to take more aggressive action on auto recalls that have been moving slowly. This action is part of the NHTSA’s ramped up efforts to improve safety for drivers across the country.

In particular, Rosekind called out Fiat Chrysler for failure to make timely recalls on more than 1 million Jeep vehicles that were recalled due to potentially dangerous gas tanks that could explode in the event of a rear end collision. He also criticized Takata for failing to fully cooperate on the recall of millions of vehicles containing defective airbags.

To speed up Fiat Chrysler recalls, the NHTSA may require the auto manufacturer to adjust their process for repairing these defective vehicles. The...

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Mon, April 20, 2015

Denver nursing home negligence attorney - Tenge Law FirmThe attorney general of New Mexico has recently filed a lawsuit against Preferred Care Partners Management Group, one of the largest nursing home chains in the country, claiming the chain has been providing inadequate care to their residents. Preferred Care Partners Management Group runs nursing homes in at least 10 states, including Colorado.

According to the nursing home negligence lawsuit, the homes run by Preferred Care Partners Management Group are understaffed, making it impossible to provide quality care. Some of the negligent actions the nursing home chain is being accused of...

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Thu, April 02, 2015

Distracted Driving - Denver Car Accident Attorney - Tenge Law FirmApril is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. At the Tenge Law Firm, we want to take this opportunity to remind you of the serious consequences associated with this dangerous action. It's crucial that you do your part to limit distractions while you're driving so that you can focus your full attention on the road.

Cell phone use while driving is probably the most common distraction impacting drivers today. Talking on your cell phone may not seem like a big distraction, but it takes one hand off of the wheel and diverts your attention from the road to your phone call. Texting while driving is...

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Wed, March 25, 2015

Jeep Recall - Defective Autos - Denver Wrongful Death Lawyer - Tenge Law FirmFiat Chrysler is currently facing a high profile wrongful death lawsuit associated with a 2012 car accident which killed a four-year-old boy when the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee carrying him burst into flames after the crash. According to lawyers for the deceased boy’s family, the fire was so intense that his chest fused to the door of the Jeep, and his position showed he was struggling to escape the vehicle at the time of his death.

The lawsuit alleges that the fire was caused by a design defect that resulted in the placement of the Jeep’s fuel tank 11 inches from...

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Fri, March 20, 2015

Kraft Recall - Denver Defective Product Lawyer - Tenge Law FirmKraft Foods has initiated a recall of 242,000 cases of Macaroni & Cheese after metal shards were detected in some of the boxes. This equates to roughly 6.5 million boxes of the popular food product, making it one of the largest food recalls caused by contamination of a foreign object.

While food recalls involving bacterial agents such as salmonella and E. coli generate more attention in the press, recalls due to contamination by a foreign object happen quite frequently. The Kraft recall is just the latest in a long list of these types of food recalls, which also includes:

  • Unibright Food...
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Tue, March 17, 2015

Chris Borland - NFL concussions - Denver Brain Injury Lawyer - Tenge Law FirmEarlier this week, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland announced that after a strong rookie season, he was retiring from the NFL. In his statement, he revealed that he chose to walk away from a potentially lucrative football career due to concerns about the brain injury risks associated with professional football.

"I just honestly want to do what's best for my health," Borland said on an interview with ESPN's Outside the Lines. "From what I've researched and what I've experienced, I don't think it's worth the risk."

Borland's announcement comes at a time...

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Wed, March 11, 2015

Denver car accident attorney - uninsured/underinsured motorist accidents - Tenge Law FirmWith all of the construction going on in the Denver metro area, driving is more dangerous than ever. The work around the Twin Tunnels has made skier traffic particularly treacherous, and the construction on US 36 makes for a terrible commute. It should come as no surprise that these conditions put all drivers at risk of getting into a car accident.

Unfortunately, Colorado ranked 39th in the nation in terms of legally mandated auto insurance requirements and driver compliance with these regulations. This figure is bad news for Denver area...

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Tue, February 24, 2015

When you get behind the wheel of your car or truck, you are implicitly placing your trust in all of the engineers, designers, and managers whose work led to the vehicle you drive. Some automobiles enjoy better safety records than others, but this year nine models emerged that had zero recorded fatalities whatsoever, a sign that some automakers are cleaning up their act. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, please contact the Denver car accident lawyers at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducts research into auto manufacturers to discover trends that inform insurers about the likelihood of certain makes and models to be involved in crashes. Sometimes these crashes...

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Thu, February 19, 2015

A truck on a snow road. Injured in a truck accident, call our Denver injury lawyers.Trucking accidents are among the most serious accidents that take place on America’s roadways. When a passenger vehicle and a commercial truck collide, the force of impact has the potential to be many times greater than in other accidents, leading to a much greater potential for serious injury. If you’ve been the victim of a trucking accident, please contact the Denver truck accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

While being involved in any accident is frightening,...

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Mon, February 16, 2015

A cross at a cemetery. Our Denver wrongful death lawyers can get you compensation if you lose a loved one.The loss of a loved one is always hard to bear, no matter the reason for his or her death. But if your loss is the direct result of someone else’s carelessness, coping can be particularly difficult. That’s why wrongful death claims are available: to help victims and their families cope with the loss and aid in their recovery. If you’ve lost a loved one to wrongful death, please contact the Denver wrongful death attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free, confidential case evaluation...

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Thu, February 12, 2015

You know you need a personal injury attorney, but how you do choose the right one? With so many options available, how do you narrow down the field and select the lawyer who will best represent your best interests? If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver personal injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

A personal injury attorney is uniquely qualified to handle cases in which the victim has suffered at the hands of a negligent party. Some of the types of cases that a personal injury attorney litigates include

 

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Tue, February 10, 2015

The scales of justice shown here. Our Denver injury attorneys will help you win your case.If you suffer a personal injury at the hand of a careless party, you may feel helpless and emotionally damaged on top of your physical pain. But when you work with an experienced personal injury attorney, you stand a much greater chance of getting compensation for your pain and suffering. Please contact the Denver injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

A personal injury attorney specializes in personal injury law, the branch of law...

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Sun, February 08, 2015

Cell phones offer us convenience and instant information. They can even save lives when used appropriately. But when used inappropriately, they can lead to catastrophic accidents. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

We often associate cell phones with distracted driving, but in at least one case, it appears that cell phones may have led to a plane crash.

A pilot in Denver recently lost control of his airplane and crashed, killing both him and his only passenger. According to National...

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Thu, February 05, 2015

Our Denver attorneys shares tips on what to do if you're in a car accident.Car accidents aren’t always avoidable. There’s nothing you can do about the other driver, after all. But if you drive defensively and exercise certain precautions, you can improve your chances of reacting to surprises and avoiding an accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

1.Don’t drive distracted. It might sound obvious, but it bears repeating....

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Mon, February 02, 2015

The comfort of holding hands after a burn injury. Our Denver burn injury attorneys can help you.February is national Burn Injury Awareness month. Do you know what to do if you or a loved one suffers a burn? What about an infant? If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury at the hand of a negligent party, please contact the Denver burn injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at 303.566.4068 today to learn how you can recover damages.

Consider these alarming statistics from the American Burn Association:

  • The average annual cost of burn injuries is $44...
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Thu, January 22, 2015

Denver Burn Injury LawyersSevere burns are among the most painful injuries one can suffer. While minor burns might require only topical treatment and a little time, severe burn injuries can lead to a lifetime of complications and rehabilitation. If another person’s negligence has led to your suffering a burn injury, please contact the Denver injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free consultation.

More than one million Americans suffer burn injuries every year, resulting in 700,000 emergency room visits and 45,000...

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Mon, January 19, 2015

Denver & Boulder Injury attorneys | Tenge Law FirmPersonal injury law is the branch of law that deals with accidents, victims, and damages. As an injury firm, the Tenge Law Firm focuses exclusively on recovering compensation for victims who have suffered because of the negligence of others. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free consultation.

While some law firms spread themselves thinly across many different kinds of cases, we are dedicated to one thing and one thing only: injury law. We look out for...

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Wed, January 14, 2015

Pedestrian Accident | Denver Injury AttorneysBoulder is a true multimodal city, with cars, trucks, buses, bicycles, and pedestrians all sharing the roads. Unfortunately, the size and speed disparity between vehicles and pedestrians means that an accident involving a pedestrian and a car rarely favors the one on foot. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver/Boulder pedestrian accident lawyers at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068  today to schedule a free consultation.

Boulder is generally safe for pedestrians, and the city has made pedestrian access a priority, with dedicated paths,...

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Sat, January 10, 2015

Motorcycle accident lawyers | Denver injury attorneysMotor vehicle accidents can be catastrophic for riders of motorcycles. While drivers of standard passenger vehicles enjoy the protection of a metal cage, airbags, and safety restraint systems, motorcycle riders are vulnerable. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver motorcycle accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free consultation.

Because motorcyclists are exposed to roadway dangers much more than operators of other kinds of vehicles, the chances of suffering a serious injury are much greater than in...

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Mon, January 05, 2015

distracted driving accidents | Denver injury attorneysMore and more states and local municipalities around the country are enacting bans on texting while driving. But while the intent is good, do such laws really work? If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a distracted driver, please contact the Denver car accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule your free consultation.

Conclusions are mixed when it comes to the efficacy of texting while driving bans. According to the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public...

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Fri, January 02, 2015

Bicycle accidents lawyers | Denver, CoColoradans are an active group, and many of our roads are equally as likely to host cyclists as they do motor vehicles. While Colorado’s cyclists enjoy de jure parity with cars and trucks, the de facto situation is all too often a different situation altogether. If you’ve been injured in a cycling accident involving a motor vehicle, please contact the Denver accident lawyers at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to learn how you can recover damages.

Whether you commute by bike or simply enjoy riding in the Colorado sunshine, motorists are supposed to treat you...

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Sun, December 28, 2014

Pedestrian Accidents | Denver Injury LawyersUnder Colorado law, motorists must yield to pedestrians who have the right of way. Unfortunately, too many drivers seem to think they own the roads, and those traveling by foot pay the price. As Coloradans, we pride ourselves on enjoying the outdoors, and pedestrians deserve to be treated fairly. Please contact the Denver pedestrian accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to learn how you can recover damages.

Colorado roads are used by motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians alike. When a negligent driver fails to act responsibly...

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Fri, December 26, 2014

Superior Denver Injury Attorney | tenge Law FirmIf you’ve ever watched TV on a day off from work, you know you have a choice in personal injury attorneys. But what sets a great injury attorney apart from all the rest? Attorney J. Todd Tenge has more than two decades of experience serving clients up and down Colorado’s Front Range. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact J. Todd Tenge at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to learn how our Denver personal injury lawyer can help you.

Attorney J. Todd Tenge knows what it takes to win personal...

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Mon, December 22, 2014

Burn Injury Attorneys | Denver| Tenge Law FirmMore than one million Americans suffer burn injuries every year. Over 4,000 die of their injuries, and 10,000 die from infections related to their burns. Serious burn injuries can exhaust the victim physically, mentally, and financially. If you have suffered a burn injury at the hand of a negligent party, please contact the Denver burn injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to learn how you can recover damages.

A burn is classified as first, second, or third degree according to its severity. While first degree burns can be...

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Sat, December 20, 2014

Car Accident Injury Attorneys | Denver, COThe moments following a car accident can be chaotic, and victims are likely to feel disoriented, confused, and shocked. Knowing what to do after an accident, however, can save your life and place you in a better position to recover damages. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, please contact the Denver car accident lawyers at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, it may be difficult to remember the steps to take. It’s worth your time to make a...

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Mon, December 15, 2014

Truck Accident Injuries | Denver LawyersIn an accident involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle, the odds are always stacked against the little guy. Such accidents can cause incredible pain and suffering to victims, but an experienced attorney can help you recover some of what you deserve. If a careless trucker or trucking company has harmed you or a loved one, please contact the Denver truck accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free case evaluation.

Truck injuries can be especially catastrophic for victims...

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Sat, December 13, 2014

Safe Toys & Gifts Month | Denver Defective Product LawyersDecember is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that about a quarter million victims of unsafe toys and gifts are treated in emergency rooms every year. If a flawed or unsafe toy or gift has harmed you or a loved one, please contact the Denver injury attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule a free consultation.

The excitement of the holidays can sometimes make us forget to consider product safety as thoroughly as we normally would. So...

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Sun, December 07, 2014

Drunk Driving | Denver Injury AttorneysDespite decades of awareness campaigns and strict laws that punish driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, negligent motorists continue to operate vehicles when they shouldn’t. That’s why December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver accident lawyers at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Consider these statistics from the Centers for Disease Control:

●More than 10,000 people were killed in...

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Tue, December 02, 2014

Denver Injury Attorneys | Car Accident LawyersMore than 30,000 people die on American roads every year, and millions more are injured or disabled. The odds that you’ll be involved in a car accident in your lifetime are significant, and obtaining representation afterward can help you live your life to its fullest as you deal with your injuries. If you’ve been injured in an accident, please contact the Denver car accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, at (303) 566-4068 today to schedule your free initial consultation.

A car accident is a traumatic event with potentially life-changing consequences. Even if you...

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Sun, November 30, 2014

Banned Guardrails | Denver Accident AttorneysIn 2005, Trinity Industries received approval from the government for their guardrail design. However, without notice, Trinity altered the design of the rail head which is flattened steel at the front of the guardrails. Upon impact, this piece is supposed to glide across the rail so the metal pushes safely out of the way. With the changes Trinity made, the guardrails may not function properly and unsafely.

Recently, a jury found Trinity Industries guilty of fraud for keeping this change from the government . The Federal Highway Administration has now ordered Trinity to host crash tests to determine how dangerous the guardrails are...

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Thu, November 20, 2014

Contact our Denver Lawyers for Defective Drug CasesA recent study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association show there have been multiple supplements recalled by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that are still being sold. In this study, at least 27 supplements were found available online when they have been completely discontinued.

The majority of supplements that have been banned or recalled by the FDA were for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, muscle building, or weight loss. Many of these products were banned because they contained chemicals that could cause heart attacks, strokes, or death.

This study is claiming that the FDA...

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Mon, November 10, 2014

As the cooler months roll in, it is even more important that you keep your family safe from in-home heater accidents. All too frequently, there are accidents from in-home space heaters that cause serious injury or death.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported that heating equipment fires were responsible for 14% of all of the reported home fires in 2011. In addition to this, in-home heating equipment caused over 1,500 injuries in the same year. On top of this, the NFPA reported that space heaters caused 81% of all in-home heating deaths between 2007 and 2011.

Considering these statistics, here are some simple, but important tips from the NFPA that can help keep your family safe when using in-home space heaters:

  • Keep your heaters clean and free of creosote
  • Do not place an item on a...
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Thu, November 06, 2014

Justice for GM Recall | Denver LawyersFollowing the enormous amount of recalls that General Motors (GM) has issued, there may now be a $10 billion class-action lawsuit as well. Over the last several months, GM has recalled nearly 27 million vehicles due to faulty ignition switches, problems with airbags, and countless other reasons. Now, GM will face a gigantic class-action suit due to the fact that the recalls have lowered the value of GM vehicles.

This upcoming class-action lawsuit is looking to get compensation for people that either own or lease a GM vehicle that was made between July 2009 and July 2014. The suit includes those that still own their vehicle or those that...

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Tue, November 04, 2014

A group of unsuspecting movie-goers in Hong Kong were surprised by a demonstration of distracted driving from Volx Wagon. Using a location-based broadcaster, Volx Wagon was able to tap into all of the cell phones in the movie theater at the same time.

After starting a video that showed a person driving a vehicle from the driver's perspective, each person in the theater received a text at the same time. Right when every one of them went to check their phone, the vehicle on the screen swerved into the trees on the side of the road.

This video was meant to show the movie-goers the dangers of distracted driving by illustrating it from first-hand perspective.

Distracted driving was responsible for over 400,000 injuries in 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). With it becoming...

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Sun, November 02, 2014

Drowsy Driving Truck Accidents | Denver LawyerIn order to spread awareness about the tragedies that can occur when you drive drowsy, the National Sleep Foundation has named November 2-9 National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. During this week, they wish to spread awareness about this issue and help to provide education about how dangerous drowsy driving can be.

According to drowsydriving.org, if you're driving while drowsy, you can experience similar symptoms to those that are driving while drunk, including:

  • Slower reaction time
  • Poor judgment and vision
  • Bad short-term memory
  • Slow information...
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Fri, October 31, 2014

Brain Injury Attorneys | Denver LawyersAt The Tenge Law Firm, our team of Denver, Boulder, and Ft. Collins attorneys have decades of experience handling brain injury lawsuits. There are multiple types of brain injuries, but one of the most common types is a Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI).

A DAI is a very common form of brain injury, but it can occur without the head even taking an impact. A DAI occurs when the brain shakes or rotates within the skull causing the brain's connective fibers to tear. This can happen when the body experiences a violent movement like what occurs during a car accident...

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Sat, October 25, 2014

Denver Truck Accident Attorneys | Tenge Law FirmAn accident with a semi-truck will almost always result in an injury because of the sheer size and weight of the truck. Following an accident, you may find yourself inundated with questions, fears, and the pain of your injuries and not know what steps to take to get your life back in order.

From a trucking accident, you may find that you're not sure if you've been injured or not. Sometimes injuries manifest themselves right away, but others can take time to show symptoms. For this reason, it is always recommended to see a physician after a truck accident for a thorough examination.

Here are some of the typical injuries...

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Tue, October 21, 2014

Denver Defective Product Lawyers | Tenge Law FirmA fourth victim has lost their life due to faulty airbags manufactured by the Takata Corporation of Japan. Hien Tran died from what police believed were stab wounds to the neck, but, in reality, her faulty airbag was what killed her. When Tran was involved in a car accident, rather than protecting her, her airbag exploded and launched shrapnel into her neck.

Tran's family received a recall notice for the airbag shortly after Tran's death. This marks the fourth documented death from these faulty airbags, along with countless injured. In total, there have been over 14 million vehicles recalled from 11 different auto makers. While...

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Sun, October 19, 2014

Safe Driving | Denver, CO Accident AttorneysDuring this week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is promoting National Teen Driver Safety Week. The NHTSA encourages everyone to take some time to discuss safe driving habits with their teenager. According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 14-18 year-olds in the United States.

With that in mind, the NHTSA uses this week to promote an idea for parents and teenagers alike - "5-To-Drive." The 5-To-Drive concept incorporates the following reminders for safe teenage driving:

  • No cell phones while driving
  • No speeding
  • No alcohol
  • No extra...
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Sat, October 04, 2014

Denver, Colorado Car Accident LawyersAfter driving south on the northbound lanes of I-225, a vehicle was pulled over by the Aurora police. Before the police could issue a ticket and determine what caused the driver to go against traffic, the driver pulled out and began driving again. His vehicle struck a Nissan Maxima in a head-on collision, rolled, then slid on its side. During this slide, it collided with five total vehicles.

The driver that caused this accident was intoxicated and not wearing his seatbelt. He was partially ejected from his truck and was only removed from underneath it when bystanders and police worked together to lift the truck and slide him out. He was...

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Sat, October 04, 2014

Denver Car Accident Attorneys | Tenge Law FirmDuring this week, our Denver attorneys wish to join in the effort to promote Drive Safely to Work Week (DSWW). DSWW is put on by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) and is designed to help encourage awareness about safety while driving.

NETS also uses this week to help remind the country to implement the proper safety regulations on their vehicles, whether they're for work or otherwise. Additionally, NETS offers suggestions about how to keep yourselves safe while driving, including:

  • Wear your seatbelt
  • Utilize car seats or booster seats
  • Stay focused while driving
  • Don't text and...
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Tue, September 30, 2014

Car Accident Attorneys | Denver Accident LawyersDistracted driving is becoming one of the largest causes of car accidents and car accident injuries in the nation. When you're looking at your phone, adjusting the radio, or even eating, you're distracting yourself from the road which can lead to severe consequences.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a campaign that it has been running for the last few years to try to get harsher punishments and sentences for distracted driving in an effort to put an end to it completely. Below are some facts about distracted driving that the NHTSA has compiled:

  • 78% of teenage and young adult drivers admit to...
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Mon, September 29, 2014

Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers | Denver, ColoradoA group advocating for safety joined with the Teamsters to file a lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) claiming that the administration needs to change the rules for commercial trucking training. The FMCSA has been ordered two times to create better training requirements and has failed to do so both times. Because of this, the lawsuit has been filed to force them to act.

Currently the federal requirement for commercial truck driver training is only 10 hours. The safety advocates and Teamsters claim that  this is not nearly enough and that Congress needs to enforce their mandates for changes...

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Fri, September 26, 2014

Denver Accident Attorneys | Colorado car accident lawyers​A tragic head-one collision left one dead and injured two on Friday night in Arvada. A senior from Standley Lake High School, Lyneah Dike, was tragically killed and pronounced dead at the scene. She was in a vehicle with another teenager that was  taken to the hospital with severe injuries to her lower body. The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.

The crash was caused by David Bunn who had a blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit. He was driving above the speed limit and swerved across several lanes into oncoming traffic which is when he struck Dike's vehicle head-on. Bunn will be...

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Sun, September 14, 2014

Car Seat Safety - Denver, CO accident lawyersBetween September 14th and September 20th of this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is raising awareness about the safety of child passengers in vehicles. During this time they hope to educate the nation on the correct car seat for each child.

According to the NHTSA, car crashes are the number one cause of child fatalities between the ages of 1-13. With more awareness about the proper car seat, the NHTSA hopes that this statistic will decline.

The Denver car accident attorneys at the Tenge Law Firm have  of experience representing families that have had a...

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Mon, September 08, 2014

Denver Car Accident Attorneys | Tenge Law FirmGetting in a car accident can be a traumatizing and difficult time. Not only because of the speed at which it happened, but also the physical and emotional trauma that can be experienced. If you're involved in a car accident, there are several steps that you can follow to both ensure that your health is preserved and ensure that you're protected legally.

If you're involved in a car accident, our Denver accident lawyers recommend the following:

  1. Contact the authorities - having the police on-scene ensures your safety and the safety of the other drivers involved...
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Mon, September 01, 2014

Denver Car Accident Attorneys - Baby Safety MonthDuring the month of September the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) supports Baby Safety Month. During this month, they hope to spread awareness about specific ways to keep one's child safe, especially with the products that babies are exposed to on a daily basis.

This year's theme is "Green is the New Pink and Blue" and is focused upon advising parents to buy safe baby products that are also eco-friendly. The theme last year was about making sure that second-hand baby products were safe.

Whether a baby product is new or used, there is always the possibility of that product malfunctioning and causing injury to...

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Sun, January 05, 2014

accident-car-ambulance-300x199A six car crash on the Boulder Turnpike resulted in the closure of the road for over an hour, according to the Boulder Daily Camera. Five of the six cars involved had to be towed from the scene, under the McCaslin Blvd pedestrian bridge, and several people were transported to the hospital, although there did not appear to be any serious injuries. The cause of the accident has not been released.

Have you been seriously injured in a car crash? Contact a dedicated Boulder car crash lawyer immediately to discuss your options.

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Fri, December 20, 2013

accident-motorcycle-and-carThe Daily Camera reported a motorcycle accident in Boulder Canyon. The Police reports indicate that the motorcyclist was trying to pass 4 cars illegally when he ran into the side of one of the cars. This caused him to crash his 2012 Harley Davidson. After he was on the ground he was ran over by another car on the opposite side of Boulder Canyon highway. The 29-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene, he was not wearing a helmet.

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident? Contacting a Boulder motorcycle accident lawyer can help you recover financial compensation for an accident you didn’t cause...

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Wed, October 23, 2013

The Boulder Daily Camera reports on a tragic motorcycle accident just north of Longmont. Two riders on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle were thrown from the bike in a single-vehicle accident that had no apparent witnesses. Neither rider was wearing a helmet, and both died at the scene. According to investigators, there was no other vehicle involved in the accident, and no cause has been released as to what caused the accident, although investigators believe that speed may have played a role. The accident is still under investigation.

Have you been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident? Contact a Boulder motorcycle accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options.

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Sun, September 15, 2013

Ambulance-emt-stretcherAn elderly Boulder woman who apparently caused a serious drunk driving accident has pleaded not guilty to multiple criminal charges, according to theBoulder Daily Camera. The woman, who was on her way to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, hit a food truck, and then drove into the area where some tables were set up for people eating there, hitting a CU student. She then hit the entryway of the church where the meeting she was on her way to was held. The student suffered multiple broken ribs and a punctured lung. The woman was not injured. She was arrested, and will stand trial for charges of DUI and vehicular assault, however...

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Fri, August 30, 2013

iStock_000012965061Medium-300x199The Boulder Daily Camerareports that a 41-year-old woman was killed in a car accident that also injured three other occupants of the same vehicle on I-70 near Eagle. The accident was a single-vehicle crash involving a rollover. The car apparently drove off the left side on the highway, rolling onto its roof in the center median. The vehicle occupants included a couple, their eight-year-old son, and another friend. The husband, who was driving the car, was treated at Vail Valley Medical Center, and was also cited by the Colorado State Patrol for careless driving. His wife died of her injuries at Vail Valley...

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Tue, April 30, 2013

A Boulder man won a jury verdict nearly $3 million in connection with a car accident in 2009, according to the Boulder Daily Camera. The sued Ford Motor Company because of a defective driver’s seat in his Ford Explorer which led to serious, life-altering spinal cord injuries. Cognitive deficiencies, as well as visual and speech impairments forced the man to give up his work as a physical therapist, even though there was not the kind of major damage to the vehicle that would suggest such an injury. When his Explorer was rear-ended, the recliner mechanism on the driver’s seat slipped, the seat fully reclined, and the man was thrown head-first into the back seat.

Have you been seriously injured in a car accident? Contact an experienced Boulder car accident attorney today to help.

With the safety systems in place in modern...

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