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Liquidated Damages

COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS AGREES THAT DEFAULT CLAUSE OF CONTRACT PERMITS ENFORCEMENT OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES On January 28, 2016, the Colorado Court of Appeals discussed the meaning of ‘having one’s cake and eating it too’ within the context of a contract clause which gave the non-defaulting party the option of being entitled to liquidated damages or alternatively recovering actual damages. In Ravenstar LLC et al. v. One Ski Hill Place...
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Colorado General Assembly Convenes

Colorado General Assembly Convenes
The Colorado General Assembly convened on January 13, 2016 and hundreds of bills have already been introduced. Ten business bills were introduced on the first day alone. We are also expecting another attempt at construction defect litigation reform and a bill affecting the appraisal process just to name a few. Once again, Ruebel & Quillen, LLC will be closely monitoring the activity down at the Capitol as Casey Quillen  is the...
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January Case Law Update

Johnson v. VCG Restaurants Denver, Inc. – Allowing alternate juror to deliberate held to be reversible error (CA 12/31/15). Plaintiff Johnson was a patron at VCG’s adult nightclub. While waiting outside after the nightclub had closed, he was confronted by a VCG employee. An altercation ensued between the two men, and plaintiff sustained physical injuries. Plaintiff brought claims against several defendants, including the employee and VCG. The jury deliberated and...
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Free Seminar: Mechanic's Lien rights - Jan 28th

Free Seminar: Mechanic's Lien rights - Jan 28th
Please join Ruebel & Quillen, LLC January 28th from 2:30-4:30 for a free seminar on Mechanic’s Lien rights (Westmoor Conference Center, 10155 Westmoor Drive, Suite 105, Westminster, CO – Training Room). We will cover these critical issues: - 5 Things You Must Know Before You Start a Project - How to Submit a Claim / Lien - When to Submit a Claim / Lien - Mechanic Lien Waivers - Miller...
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Three Stress Relief Tips

Three Stress Relief Tips
We’ve all been there, your desk looks like a tornado went through and dumped all your client files in various places around your office. The phone is ringing and it’s almost as loud as the ringing in your head. You’ve got a client coming in for a meeting in 15 minutes and you’re beyond stressed... Want some tips to get through that next 15 minutes so you can go into...
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