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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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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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