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High Court Upholds $18M In Punitive Damages Against Qwest

Qwest Services Corp.’s near half-century of failure to inspect its utility poles was “sufficiently reprehensible to justify an exemplary damage” of $18 million to a utility worker who was paralyzed when a rotted wooden pole collapsed on top of him.

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$18M Judgment Entered In Case Of Large Aurora Fire

One of the largest fires in Aurora has history resulted in an $18 million jury verdict against a security systems company with an office in Greenwood Village.

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Appeal Challenges $18M In State Contracts With Abortion Providers

By Matt Masich, LAW WEEK COLORADO DENVER — A national Christian legal group filed an appeal last week in a lawsuit against Gov. Bill Ritter over state funding of abortion providers. The Arizona-based group argues that under Ritter’s administration the state awarded $18 million in contracts to Alliance Defense Fund Planned Parenthood of the Rocky […]

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Back-To-Back Wins For Wheeler Trigg Attorney

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the arena of medical malpractice defense, Joe Farchione has had a busy spring. Farchione, a partner at Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell’s Denver office, led teams that pulled down two complete defense verdicts within three weeks: one in Youngstown, Ohio, in late March and the other in Springfield, Illinois, in mid-April. […]

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Attorney General’s Office Settles Cramming Case With T-Mobile

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that it and T-Mobile USA, reached a $90 million settlement agreement to resolve “cramming” charges. Consumers who were crammed complained about recurring monthly charges for premium text message subscription services like horoscopes, trivia and sports scores that they never requested. The settlement puts to rest […]

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Legal Lasso: 51st State Of The Union (?) Edition

Residents of Weld and Phillips counties will join the group of counties that will vote on whether to secede from the rest of the state this fall, thereby creating a 51st state. So far 10 counties have certified a vote for the ballots. Hickenlooper and others haven’t fully commented on the votes — though they should be looking to rural residents, who want some attention.

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Legal Lasso: Governor Gives Gentle Reminder To His Trustee Appointees

Meanwhile, more than 400 people say they’ll attend tomorrow’s memorial service for recent University of Colorado Law School Dean David Getches.

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Ekker & McNally Closes, Partners Join Other Firms

On Aug. 1, partner Angela Ekker joined the Denver office of Lathrop & Gage, where she will continue her practice with products liability, professional malpractice and insurance bad faith claims. Michael McNally joined Robert A. Lees & Associates as of counsel.

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