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Rule 16.1. Simplified Procedure for Civil Actions

(a) Purpose of Simplified Procedure. The purpose of this rule, which establishes Simplified Procedure, is to provide maximum access to the district courts in civil actions; to enhance the provision of just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of civil actions; to allow earlier trials; and to limit discovery and its attendant expense. (b) Actions Subject to Simplified Procedure. Simplified Procedure applies to all civil actions other than: (1) civil actions that...
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Colorado Supreme Court Embraces Double Dip

In Calderon v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, 2016 CO 72,  Nov. 7, 2016 the Colorado Supreme Court reached a surprising conclusion, reversing the Colorado Court of Appeals and trial court’s plain language interpretation of Section 10-4609, C.R.S. and a standard UM/UIM insurance provision. The insured, Calderon, sustained injuries in an automobile accident with an uninsured driver. His insurance carrier, American Family, paid out $5,000 under MedPay coverage. Calderon also...
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Copyright and Artictetural Design

MileHigh CRE reposted Casey's article originally written for the AIA Emerging Professionals blog discussing a recent design copyright case. Follow this link for the full article .
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Hot Topics in Commercial General Liability Insurance Coverage


Jeff Ruebel will be speaking on Insurer Intervention in the Tort Case at the Colorado Bar Association's Hot Topics in Commercial General Liability Insurance Coverage CLE program. October 27, 2016 at the CLE Classroom at 1900 Grant St., Ste. 300, Denver, CO. You can find a complete agenda or register here .  
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Wyoming Supreme Court Decision

Wyoming Supreme Court Decision
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit certified a question to the Wyoming Supreme Court concerning the enforceability of an insurance policy notice provision under Wyoming law. In Century Surety Company v. Hipner, (Wyo. 08/17/16), the Wyoming Court provided the answer to that question, holding that, under Wyoming law, an insurer must be prejudiced before being entitled to deny coverage when the insured has failed to give...
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