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Attorney Matt Dolan Moves To Bloch & Chapleau’s Edwards and Frisco Offices

Bloch & Chapleau Aug 9th, 2022 Press Releases
Matthew P Dolan Family Law And Personal Injuries Attorney Denver Colorado.

The law firm of Bloch and Chapleau, LLC is pleased to announce that attorney Matt Dolan recently relocated with his family to the Vail Valley from Denver to work exclusively in our Edwards and Frisco offices. A life-long Coloradoan, Mr. Dolan is a graduate of Colorado State University and the University of Denver Sturm College […]

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Cell Phones are the Leading Cause of Distracted Driving Collisions Involving Serious Injuries and Deaths in Colorado

Bloch & Chapleau Jul 19th, 2022 Personal Injury
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While everyone knows that texting and driving can lead to tragedy, so many drivers still choose to do it. In fact, distracted driving and the use of a phone while operating a vehicle lead to the most serious injuries in crashes, according to new data from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). According to the […]

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Denver Dog Bite Law: Here’s What You Need to Know

Bloch & Chapleau Apr 18th, 2022 Bloch & Chapleau In The News - Media
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If you are bitten or attacked by a dog, you can sue the dog’s owner. Often homeowner’s or renter’s insurance will compensate you for your injuries and damages. Dog Bite Injuries are Common According to the Insurance Information Institute, United States courts aw approximately 17,000 dog bite claims in 2020, and homeowners’ insurers paid roughly […]

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13-Year-Old Searches for Skier Who Injured Him at Beaver Creek

Bloch & Chapleau Feb 4th, 2022 Personal Injury, Ski and Snowboard Accidents

Moses Marquez (13), suffered a broken clavicle and several other ski injures after he was injured by a hit-and-run skier at Beaver Creek ski resort. Marquez shared his story with Channel 7 news in hopes of finding the person responsible for the hit-and-run incident. Says Marquez, “I was just skiing, like your regular day, and […]

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Trent Ongert as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Colorado

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 5th, 2022 Press Releases

For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Trent Ongert of Bloch & Chapleau Cates Ongert Attorneys at Law has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Colorado, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in […]

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Eldora Ski Collision Death On November 30, 2021

Bloch & Chapleau Dec 2nd, 2021 Press Releases

Tragically, on November 30, 2021, a 72-year old male skier was killed in a collision with a snowboarder at Eldora mountain.  While deaths caused by other snow riders are not common, Colorado’s ski areas can do much more to make skiing and snowboarding safer for their guests. Bloch & Chapleau has been at the forefront […]

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Statutes of Limitations for Ski, Auto, and Other Injury Cases

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 26th, 2021 Personal Injury

A statute of limitations is a law establishing a deadline within which an injured party must file a lawsuit. In Colorado, the general statute of limitations for an injury case, including a ski or snowboarding injury, is two years from the date the injury occurred. However, the statute of limitations for an auto injury case […]

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A Concussion Can Be a Serious, and Often Overlooked, Injury

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 25th, 2021 Personal Injury

A concussion after a ski or auto accident is a common, sometimes serious injury, that is often overlooked. However, this injury should be evaluated and documented by a medical professional as soon as possible after the accident. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can occur in an auto or ski collision. During the […]

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Florida Jury Awards $1 Billion in Damages for Semi-Truck Collision

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 10th, 2021 Personal Injury

On August 20, 2021, a Florida jury returned a $1 billion verdict in a commercial truck collision lawsuit that resulted in the death of a teenager. A distracted semi-truck driver traveling 70 miles per hour slammed into the rear of the teenager’s vehicle, who was at a complete stop in traffic because another distracted semi-truck […]

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Colorado Supreme Court Rules on Ski Avalanche Death

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 3rd, 2021 Ski and Snowboard Accidents

The Colorado Supreme Court recently rejected Taft Conlin’s family’s appeal of its lawsuit against Vail Resorts. Taft Conlin was killed while skiing by an inbounds avalanche at Vail ski area in 2012 when he was just 13 years old. Passionate about protecting others from Taft’s fate, his mother Louise Ingalls remains a firm advocate for […]

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