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Employee Chasing Suspected Shoplifter Denied Worker's Compensation Benefits

Brady Ambron recently received a favorable decision in a full contest Worker's Compensation claim that was litigated in front of the Office of Administrative Courts. The Administrative Law Judge agreed with the respondents’ argument.  The claimant’s violation of the employer’s instruction, specifically not to pursue shoplifters outside the store, limited the sphere of employment and severed […]

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Favorable Result in Real Estate Licensing Matter

Attorney Jack Stokan recently obtained a favorable result in a real estate licensing matter filed with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies. Jack’s client, a real estate broker, was accused of severe infractions that could have resulted in revocation of his real estate license, as well as criminal penalties. The real estate broker assisted his […]

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Favorable Decision In Automobile Coverage Matter

John Craver, John Lebsack and Cati Shadakofsky recently obtained a favorable decision in an automobile coverage matter arising out of a road-rage incident.  The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the insurer, concluding that the claimant was not “using” the vehicle as a means of transportation as contemplated by the policy when he […]

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Motion to Dismiss Granted in Tenant Dispute

Michael Daugherty and Cati Shadakofsky recently prevailed on a C.R.C.P. 12(b)(5) motion to dismiss in Boulder County. The case arose out of a tenant dispute that escalated to alleged threatening and harassing behavior. The complaint alleged that the property owner and its employees were willful and wanton in disregarding a known danger to one of […]

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Summary Judgment Granted: Retailer client was not a “landowner”

Michael Daugherty and Jack Stokan recently obtained summary judgment for White and Steele’s client, an auto parts retailer, by arguing the client was not a “landowner” within the meaning of Colorado’s Premises Liability Act. Plaintiff alleged he sustained injuries when he struck a pothole in an alleyway near the retailer’s store while riding his motorcycle. […]

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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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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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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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