Monthly Archives: October 2017

Why Are Three Sturgis Icons Being Sued for Personal Injury?

Have you ever been to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? Once a year, riders from all across the country gather at the largest and most well-known motorcycle gatherings in the entire world. Burn out contests, food, drinks, activities and concerts take over the little town of Sturgis for nearly two weeks, but last year a few spectators got a little more than they bargained for. Now, it has led one man to filing a personal injury lawsuit, and three Sturgis icons are in the suit’s crosshairs. How Did Sturgis Become the Center of a Personal Injury Lawsuit? You’ve probably seen the video of bike builder, Roland Sands, falling to a serious gaff on the Buffalo Chip’s mainstage. He rolled out on a brand new, freshly customized, Indian motorcycle, and rode it right off the stage. The bike crashed into the audience, and at the time, we were told that four people…
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Are You Still Training to Be the Best Motorcycle Rider You Can Be?

The motorcycling season may be wrapping up, but that doesn’t mean that state safety officials are giving up trying to save lives. The Colorado Department of Transportation is ramping up its efforts to save motorcyclist’s lives a fall sets in and winter approaches. However, the big question still hangs in the air, will Coloradoans continue to train to be the best motorcycle rider they can be? How You Can You Be the Best Motorcycle Rider You Can Be? Last month, we told you about CDOT’s efforts to educate drivers in order to help bring down the number of motorcycle crashes in our state. Though it will be a while till we know the results of this campaign, the officials at the transportation department are not resting on their laurels. CDOT is launching a new campaign just in time to catch the end of riding season. Extending its “The Best Never…
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Why Was a Douglas County Inmate Denied Medical Care?

What rights do the incarcerated in our country have? Many are surprised to learn that the inmates in our prison systems do maintain certain rights guaranteed to them by law. Principle among those rights is good health. So, why was an inmate denied medical care in a Douglas County jail? Our prisons and jails are supposed to administer healthcare to individuals locked up in these facilities, and when this doesn’t happen, it can be up to attorneys to set things straight. Douglas County Inmate Denied Medical Care, But Why? On November 10, 2016, Kevin Hartwell was taken to Douglas County jail to await trial on a misdemeanor domestic-violence charge. He would remain at the jail only until November 30th, when an ambulance rushed the man to Castle Rock Adventist Hospital. During his stay at the jail, Hartwell had received medical attention from Southwest Correctional Medical Group employees. This group, contracted…
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