Personal Injury

Aggressive Driving Accidents in CO

July 5, 2019

When a person drives in an aggressive manner, it creates a risk for other drivers on the roadway. When aggressive drivers cause accidents, persons injured in those accidents may be able to recover money damages. Persons who are injured by another’s aggressive driving, then you should call a Denver accident attorney from McDermott Law to…

Pedestrian Safety: How We Can Help

May 24, 2019

All accident injuries are evaluated based on fault and negligence, including the actions of a pedestrian when they are struck by a vehicle. While pedestrians do generally have the right-of-way in a typical accident injury case, they can also be held liable for their own injuries in some situations. Intentionally stepping in front of a…

Colorado Motorcycle Helmet Laws

May 17, 2019

Whether you’ve recently purchased a motorcycle for the first time or have been riding motorcycles for years, it’s essential that you understand the Colorado motorcycle helmet laws to make sure that you don’t receive a ticket. If you’ve been in a motorcycle accident and weren’t wearing a helmet, our Denver CO accident attorneys can help…

Common Slip and Fall Injuries

May 10, 2019

Aside from motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall accidents are the second most common personal injury claims that are brought in the United States. For purposes of reference, trip-and-fall accidents are also grouped into the slip-and-fall category. Nearly all of the injuries that victims suffer in slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents are different. According to the Denver Colorado…

Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys

February 28, 2019

Have you been injured in a slip and fall accident on another’s property?  Contact a slip and fall accident lawyer Denver Colorado at McDermott Law today. We have helped many victims of slip and fall accidents. We will give you an honest assessment of your case and provide determined representation.


July 21, 2011

Shawn McDermott has been recognized as a Colorado “Super Lawyer” for 2010. Mr. McDermott’s recognition falls in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA Insurance Coverage and Personal Injury. The Super Lawyer’s recommendation is made by, a Thomas Reuters business, an independent lawyer rating service. The selection process is based upon a “comprehensive, good faith and…


April 8, 2010

A horrific accident occurred in Denver on Saturday, April 3, 2010 in which two people riding in another vehicle were tragically killed when struck by an RTD bus. From a legal standpoint, the relatives of the deceased will never receive fair compensation for their losses, regardless of the conduct of the bus driver. According to…

Successful Underinsured Motorist Claim – Appellate Decision

October 30, 2008

whom liability coverage must be extended was codified at section 10-4-703(6). Finizio, 967 P.2d at 190; Winscom, 843 P.2d at 128; see Wiglesworth v. Farmers Ins. Exch., 917 P.2d 288, 290 (Colo. 1996).Under section 10-4-703(6), insureds were defined, as pertinent here, as “relatives of the named insured who reside in the same household as the…

Colorado Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law to Change January 2008

December 12, 2007

During Colorado’s most recent legislative session, a new law was added to the books which will effectively increase a Colorado insured’s limits under their Uninsured or Underinsured (UM/UIM) motorist coverage. Visit our uninsured / underinsured motorist page to refresh yourself on the nature of UM/UIM coverage. Prior to this legislative change, the coverage available to…