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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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How to Stay Healthy in Summer

How to Stay Healthy in Summer
In addition to keeping Ruebel & Quillen, LLC running smoothly, our Operations Manager, Rachel, is a Holistic Health Coach with Heartsong Health + Wellness , and is constantly inspiring Casey to be more health conscious.  Here are a few of her summer health tips!  Summer seems to be the busiest time of year – even more so than the holidays.  The days are longer and there’s more daylight to get...
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June 2016 Case Law Update

June 2016 Case Law Update
AVALANCHES ARE AN INHERENT RISK TO SKIERS UNDER STATUTE Fleury v. IntraWest Winter Park Operations Corp. (SC 05/31/10). The Colorado Supreme Court held that an avalanche that occurs within the bounds of a ski resort qualifies as an “inherent danger and risk of skiing” under the Ski Safety Act and thus the ski area is not liable to a skier killed in an avalanche. The Court held that the definition...
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May 2016 Legislative Update

May 2016 Legislative Update
The 120-day legislative session came to a close the middle of May.  Local headlines touted it as one of the most unproductive sessions in recent history.  Indeed, a number of bills we had anticipated were never introduced and few of the bills we had been monitoring made it to the Governor’s desk. This session resulted in a big change to Colorado liquor law with the passage of SB16-197 which phases...
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Subcontractor Claims v US Part II

Subcontractor Claims v US Part II
When a subcontractor would like to file suit against the U.S. government, what procedures must the subcontractor follow, and what obstacles will it face?  What follows is Part II of a two part discussion of both the procedural requirements and obstacles a subcontractor must consider when it evaluates a potential suit against the federal government. In Part I we presented the scenario that you entered into a contract with Contractor...
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