Common shoulder injuries resulting from a car accident

Common shoulder injuries resulting from a car accident

Neck and back injuries are the most commonly discussed car accident injuries, but shoulder injuries can also occur from the impact of a crash.  If you’re hands are on the wheel and you rear-end a vehicle or are rear-ended, you could end up damaging your shoulder joint.  The shoulder has more range of motion than any other join in the body and this makes it […]

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5 questions to ask your accident attorney

5 questions to ask your accident attorney

When choosing an attorney to represent you after a car or motorcycle accident injury, you may want to ask some questions first.  Answers to some of these auto accident questions for Rick Wagner can be found here.  Still, a few other questions to consider might be: How long have you practiced? Finding an experienced attorney for your auto injury case is crucial. Knowing that the […]

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Colorado’s ATV laws

Colorado’s ATV laws

When it comes to ATV laws in Colorado, it’s best to do your research.  Here we’ve provided links to several sites with information about ATV laws in the state of Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife provides information on Colorado’s Off-Highway Vehicle program.  “Before your adventure begins, familiarize yourself with Colorado’s Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and its related information and brochures on this Website, to ensure your safety […]

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Tips for driving when it’s raining

Tips for driving when it’s raining

Did you know that, according to the NHTSA, 46% of weather-related accidents happen when it’s raining? That’s over 2x more than happen when it’s snowing or icy out.  In most situations, drivers slow down when there is snow or ice on the roads.  Often drivers don’t consider rain to be as hazardous and therefore don’t slow down. One hazard that drivers face when it’s raining is […]

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Tips for back pain relief

Tips for back pain relief

Back pain, whether caused by a car accident or other means, can be difficult to cope with. We hope these tips from Grand Junction accident attorney Rick Wagner will help you find relief from back pain.  Please note that you should always consult a physician about your injuries before beginning a treatment plan. Poor sleep positions can cause or exacerbate back pain.  Try sleeping on […]

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Best Tires for Winter Driving

While we’ve provided you with tips for winter driving we haven’t provided you with much information on gear for driving.  Tires, of course can make a huge difference in whether or not you make it safely to work on days when Colorado roads are not only snow-covered, but icy too. We like this information provided by Gear Patrol on the 15 best winter tires for 2016. […]

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How to correct a slide or skid on icy roads

How to correct a slide or skid on icy roads

This video from Dan Robinson on how to correct a slide, or skid, on icy roads is worth watching.  He provides several tips to protect you from the dangers of wintry, slick road conditions.

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Most Common Winter Accidents and Causes of Winter Accidents

Most Common Winter Accidents and Causes of Winter Accidents

  It’s winter here in Grand Junction and that means snow, ice and lower visibility when driving.  All of these things can add up to an increase in car accidents and car accident injuries.  Here are some of the most common causes of winter accidents and the most common winter car accidents: Cause: Slippery Roads – it’s possible that your town, like ours, doesn’t have […]

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Tips for Winter Driving

Tips for Winter Driving

Winter is upon us and, whether we like or not, with winter comes winter driving: snow, ice, salt, and other drivers. We’ve included 10 tips here for winter driving safety to hopefully help you avoid an auto injuries or auto accidents. As always, this information is intended simply for basic educational information; always consult your vehicle manual for information on braking and your car’s specific […]

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5 Common Causes of Car Accidents

5 Common Causes of Car Accidents

When it comes to car accidents, there are some causes that are more common than others.  As an accident attorney in Grand Junction, Colorado, I want you to know some of the main causes of car accidents and how to avoid them. Distracted Driving: We all know that texting and driving is a bad idea; but that doesn’t mean we don’t still get distracted by […]

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