At trial, McGill’s attorney, anticipating that the evidence of the check-kiting conviction would be brought up by DIA under cross-examination, asked her about the conviction and the underlying conduct.
The Supreme Court of Colorado determined, in a case of first impression, that yes, an employer’s admission of liability under respondeat superior bars the plaintiff from claiming other theories of negligence.
The Colorado Court of Appeals had the has the unenviable task of examining an incident among middle school boys, bullying and Snapchat. The case of In re: R.C., Colorado Court of Appeals, November 17, 2016 reviewed a determination whether bad […]
In the case of Nibert v. Geico Casualty Company, 2017 CO A23, February 23, 2017, Denise Nibert and her husband were injured in a car accident in 2012. Nibert received the policy maximum from the motorist at-fault, but she also […]
Prejudgment interest can be recovered in a personal injury claim in Colorado under Section 13-21-101(1): “In all actions brought to recover damages for personal injuries… it is lawful for the plaintiff in the complaint to claim interest on the damages […]
In the updated rules in the FRCP regarding electronic discovery, the amount of data available can be overwhelming. In Scott v. United States Postal Service, et al., (Civil Action No. 15-712-BAJ-EWD.) United States District Court, M.D. Louisiana, December 27, 2016, […]
If you plan to go to Vail and enjoy some skiing—you had better read the waivers you are signing. In Brigance v. Vail Summit Resorts, Inc., (Civil Action No. 15-cv-1394-WJM-NYW.) United States District Court D., Colorado, January 13, 2017, the […]
The district court determined Mintz was not entitled to fees because Mintz had been discharged for cause, and under the express language of the agreement between Mintz and the plaintiff, Martinez, Mintz had therefore forfeited any fee.
Can parties write an agreement that negates the law? This question was considered in a Ponzi scheme case C. Randel Lewis v. Steve Taylor, No. 13CA0239, Court of Appeals of Colorado, Division IV (Feb. 9, 2017). In 2006, Steve Taylor […]
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