The Difference Between Homicide and Wrongful Death

The Difference Between Homicide and Wrongful Death

The terms wrongful death and homicide may seem similar, but they are actually very different. Here’s what you should know about the difference between homicide and wrongful death: Civil vs. Criminal Case A wrongful death is a civil matter, but a homicide is a criminal...
Who is Liable For Drowning Accidents in Colorado?

Who is Liable For Drowning Accidents in Colorado?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ten people are killed in drowning accidents everyday. Sadly, about one-fifth of these fatalities are children under the age of 14. A child can drown in less than two inches of water, which means these...
Who Qualifies For Community Corrections Programs?

Who Qualifies For Community Corrections Programs?

There are a number of different penalties that can be imposed on defendants besides incarceration. Some defendants are sentenced to participate in a community corrections program instead of being sent to jail or prison. But unfortunately, many defendants will not be...
What is Home Detention?

What is Home Detention?

It may seem farfetched to think that the court would allow someone who has been convicted of a crime to serve their sentence at home, but it’s true. Home detention, or house arrest, is an actual alternative sentence in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know about it:...
What Are Catastrophic Injuries?

What Are Catastrophic Injuries?

Some injuries are far more serious than others. A shallow cut is a minor injury that can often be treated at home, whereas a broken bone is a moderately serious injury that can take months to heal. The most serious injuries can be incredibly traumatic, which is why...