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2020 Wyoming Insurance Claims Seminar

White and Steele, P.C.’s 24th AnnualWyoming Claims SeminarPresented by:WHITE AND STEELE, P. C.A Litigation Firm for Colorado and Wyoming The 2020 Wyoming Claims Seminar was held on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton located in Aurora, Colorado.  The seminar is designed to introduce all levels of insurance claim handlers to various issues […]

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Defense Verdict in Jefferson County

Adam Goldstein recently obtained a defense verdict in Jefferson County, Colorado for one of the country’s leading building material providers. The case concerned an accident involving heavy drywall sheets that fell while being unloaded from a flatbed truck. The plaintiff claimed he suffered a traumatic brain injury and other injuries rendering him totally and permanently […]

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Defense Verdict in Bad Faith Case

John Craver and Joel Varnell recently obtained a defense verdict in Jefferson County for an insurer in a case where the insured claimed seven figure damages for bad faith claims handling, statutory penalties for delay or denial of insurance benefits owed and breach of contract for failure to provide underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) benefits. The […]

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New Colorado Statute Requiring Disclosure of Insurance Information to the Insureds and Claimants

On January 1, 2020, disclosure of insurance policy coverage and limits to insureds and to claimants or their attorneys becomes mandatory when requested by an insured, the clamant or the claimant’s attorney. House Bill 19-1283 requires that an insurer that issues commercial automobile or personal automobile liability insurance coverage to provide to the claimants or […]

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Chris Lawson, Associate

Chris Lawson is a Colorado native, and while he’s lived across the country and even in Europe, Colorado has always been his true home. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from CU in 2010. Chris stayed in Boulder to attend law school at CU, graduating in […]

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Two Defense Verdicts In Bench Trials

Cati Shadakofsky obtained two defense verdicts in bench trials presented to judges in Denver and Jefferson Counties. The first case regarded an allegedly faulty installation of a car stereo that led to electrical wiring damage in the entire vehicle. After presentation of evidence, the judge rendered a defense verdict and awarded costs and attorney fees. […]

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Billed Amount Recoverable In Third Party Case Involving Payment by Worker’s Compensation

On May 23, 2019 a division of the Colorado Court of Appeals published its opinion in Scholle v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., Nos. 18CA0049 & 18CA0760 (May 23, 2019). Significantly, the Court held that workers’ compensation benefits fall within the collateral source rule. That means a plaintiff who has received workers’ compensation benefits for medical […]

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Megan Rettig Wins Hearing in Colorado Springs

Megan Rettig won a full contest hearing in Colorado Springs in June. The claim for $65,000 was dismissed. This was Ms. Rettig’s first hearing, just a few days after being sworn in as a Colorado attorney.

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Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Action

Doug Poling recently obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial held in Adams County, Colorado. White and Steele’s client, a licensed drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment center, was accused of causing the death of a male patient through the negligent administration of a prescription medication used to help opioid dependent patients avoid relapse […]

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