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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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Welcome to Claims Season in Colorado!

Welcome to Claims Season in Colorado!
One of my greatest joys since relocating from North Carolina is that we legitimately have four seasons, each with its own appeal. Growing up I seem to recall a very long season of “Hot” a short season of “Wet” and a short season of “Brown”. Welcome to claims season in Colorado. Our fourth season, it comes after Ski Season, Shoulder Season (aka Mud Season), and 4th of July. Fire Claims...
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