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HearSay Legal Podcast: Drones

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Fisher & Phillips Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fisher & Phillips announced Friday that Kaitlin Fox has joined firm’s Denver office as an associate. Fox represents employers in labor and employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour and retaliation. She has represented management in labor arbitrations and other proceedings and has drafted employment handbooks, policies and agreements. Fox also counsels […]

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Construction Defects Bill Fails In House

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Yet again, Colorado’s construction defects efforts failed in the legislature on April 27 when Senate Bill 177 was killed in a House committee. The most recent bill, sponsored by Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, was the third major effort to overhaul Colorado’s laws controlling construction defects litigation, and even though the bill […]

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Paterno Case Presents Attorney-Client Privilege Questions

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the high-profile battle between a football coach’s estate and the NCAA, a Pennsylvania county court made a ruling that some in-house counsel are calling a fundamental threat to attorney-client privilege. The family of deceased University of Pennsylvania State coach Joe Paterno is suing the NCAA for breach of contract […]

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Legal Lasso: The Beginning Of The End Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: IT’S THE FIRST DAY OF THE LAST WEEK OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION — Among the final decisions is whether to raise officials’ salaries ALSO, EXPECT SOME DECISIONS ON […]

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Dropping Oil Prices Drag Down O&G Employment

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO The employment well is running dry for the oil and gas industry. In the past several months, since oil prices have bottomed out for barrels and at the gas pump, the industry’s hiring boom has imploded and oil and gas companies continue to downsize drilling rigs, offices and employees. The […]

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Legal Lasso: May Day Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: CONVICTED TAX CHEAT IS PLAYING FOR THE OTHER SIDE IN BRIBERY CASES DENVER WON’T “ERADICATE HOMELESSNESS” WITH NEW PLAN DENVER PD TEST-DRIVES NEW CRIME-TRACKING TECH SCHOOL VIOLENCE […]

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American Family Loses Bad Faith Suit

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO An insurance company’s delay in paying for a Colorado woman’s spinal surgery resulted in a hefty bodily injury and bad faith verdict for the insured. On April 10, an Arapahoe County jury found in favor of Samantha Spokas on her claims that American Family Mutual Insurance Company breached its insurance […]

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