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CORONA VIRUS RELATED ISSUES

Many construction companies are critical businesses and thus exempt from current public health and executive orders. However, there are provisions that even exempt construction companies must comply with. Companies should conduct enhanced cleaning and social distancing protocols. There are many recommended protocols to assist companies to avoid contamination by and prevention of the spread of the virus in the construction workplace. Of course, office personnel should be reduced as per...
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Proposed Extensions to Colorado’s Construction Defect Statute of Repose

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Senate Bill 20-138 has been introduced to increase Colorado’s statute of repose for construction defects from six to ten years. If enacted as proposed, SB20-138 would also start the timer for Colorado’s statute of repose later—only after both physical manifestation AND the cause of a defect are identified.  In addition, SB20-138 would make it easier for claimants to toll Colorado’s statute of limitations for construction defects.  In practice, this means...
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LIABILITY ISSUES RELATED TO THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY

The production and retail sale of marijuana is a new, burgeoning industry which faces numerous issues. This article summarizes issues faced by those involved in the construction and ownership of marijuana facilities.  Federalism. While states have decriminalized marijuana use and production, it remains a federal crime. The consequences flowing from the federal prohibition remain significant, as concerns about violating federal law have impacted banking, insurance and other basic professional services...
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Meditation for Lawyers

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Kathy Brim is our resident yogini, having been practicing yoga for years and recently earning her teaching certification.  She is passionate about yoga and has taken a moment to reflect on how it relates to her legal practice. Although I’ve always found it difficult to get into the habit of meditating, I’ve realized that my yoga practice brings the balance and mental clarity I hoped to find through meditation. I...
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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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