Author: The Sawaya Law Firm

Dangerous intersection in Colorado.

As Colorado re-opens after the pandemic-related closures, those of us who regularly drive in the Denver metro are reminded of the traffic congestion and risk of accidents at certain intersections. Denver has a lot of dangerous intersections. We asked users on Facebook to share with us the most dangerous intersections…

Denver, CO biking laws

Colorado consistently ranks among the best states in the U.S. for cyclists, and it’s easy to see why. Stellar views, well-maintained trails, and hundreds of annual cycling events make the state especially biker-friendly.  If you’re planning to ride your bike in Colorado, you’re expected to know and obey state regulations…

Top 5 Roads for Motorcyclists in Colorado, Mount Evans Scenic and Historic Byway

With all the natural beauty Colorado has to offer, it’s no wonder many people like to ride their motorcycles to take in the scenery. Motorcycles let you feel the wind in your face and put you closer to the outdoors while enjoying the exhilaration and speed that comes with these…

Motorcycle accident due to a drunk driver.

People who are hurt in a Colorado motorcycle traffic collision often face financial hardships. The cost of medical care, coupled with lost wages due to time off work, can create significant strain for recovering cyclists. During this stressful time, there’s some good news. In Colorado, motor vehicle accident victims may be…

Zach Elsner, Sandra Hagen, and Brian Caplan received an arbitration award for our client of $1,960,226.00 against U-Haul for renting a trailer that far exceeded the towing capacity for the client’s vehicle. It was U-Haul’s general practice to ignore any vehicle manufacturer’s towing capacity. In this case, the vehicle’s towing…

Este es mi comentario sobre las protestas actuales que están sucediendo en todo el país. Cualquiera que me haya conocido durante las últimas décadas puede decirle que he estado profundamente involucrado en los derechos civiles y la justicia para las minorías. Yo fui abogado de la NAACP durante diez años…

This is my personal commentary on the current protests sweeping the country. Anyone who has known me for the past several decades can tell you that I have been deeply involved in civil rights and justice for minorities. I was an attorney for the NAACP for ten years and have…

Injured worker filing for workers compensation benefits claim.

While the law does allow you to receive Social Security Disability benefits after being awarded workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado, your Social Security Disability payments will be reduced, such that the total of your workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits does not exceed 80 percent of your average…