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Top Five Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims are one of the most popular types of lawsuits we deal with on a daily basis here at Ores Law in Fort Collins. We’ve recently explained more in-depth about products liability claims, and slip and fall claims. If you are interested in learning more of the top five most common personal injury claims we assist our clients with in the Northern Colorado area, keep reading…

Assault Claims

Assault claims account for many of the personal injury claims filed each year. Even though the number of violent crimes occurring is going down in Fort Collins, we’re still dealing with a number that our community should be aware of. In fact, in the U.S.A. alone, over 2 million simple assault cases were filed in 2010. It’s important to point out however, that these types of personal injury cases are more popular because the type of assault is so widespread. From domestic violence and alcohol abuse to emotional distress and physical injury, assault is nearly everywhere you look.

Work-Related Injuries

Even though the economy is getting stronger, unemployment rates are still high. This only means that work-related injury claims are high as well. In fact, back in 2009 The Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded that over 3 million injuries that were non-fatal had occurred. In 2010, 5,000 fatal work injuries had occurred. The most common injuries that are filed for include carpal tunnel syndrome, neck and back injuries, and other repetitive stress injuries.

We’re not done just yet! Schedule your consultation with the premier personal injury lawyer in Fort Collins today, and stay tuned for our final blog on the top five most common personal injury claims.