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March 2016 Legislative Update

March 2016 Legislative Update
With approximately 40 days left until sine die , there have been 402 bills introduced into the House and 173 introduced into the Senate for a total of 575 bills (so far).  106 bills have been postponed indefinitely.  The governor has signed 70 bills to date, including: Number Title Sponsors Summary HB 16-1017 Victim Impact Panel Appearances For DUI Rep. Pabon and Rep. Lawrence / Sen. Cooke and Sen. Johnston...
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To Stand Or Not To Stand

To Stand Or Not To Stand
To Stand or not to Stand? Seems one of the latest questions about your health is related to work – to stand or not to stand?  That is the question!  I’ve tried standing desks and had mixed results.  I loved standing when I was at the agency I worked at for eight years.  It was a fast paced environment and I rarely had enough time to “sit” at my desk...
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Subcontractor Claims v US Part I

Subcontractor Claims v US Part I
A subcontractor must be especially wary of performing services on a government project where payment is delayed, where it appears that the prime contractor may not be financially stable, or where payments from the government to the prime contractor cease or are in dispute. A subcontractor cannot count on being able to resort to filing a lien or direct claim against the government. When a subcontractor would like to file...
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Summary Judgment Obtained

Ruebel & Quillen, LLC obtained summary judgment in favor of a client on a premises liability action brought by Bachus & Schanker.  The Court determined there was no liability on behalf of the landowner for injuries sustained by an eighteen year old while performing tricks on a backyard trampoline.
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February Case Law Update

February Case Law Update
COLORADO CASE LAW UPDATE   Colorado Supreme Court   Ryals v. City of Englewood – The Court held that statute did not pre-empt local ordinance restricting sex offender residency (01/16/16). This case involved a certified question of law from the Tenth Circuit regarding a challenge to a home rule ordinance. Claimant argued that state statute pre-empted a City ordinance effectively barring sex offenders from residing. The Supreme Court held that...
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