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Auto Insurance


January 11, 2011

The Colorado Supreme Court recently issued a new opinion which clarifies the recovery of medical expenses in personal injury cases in Colorado. The ruling is very significant, especially in light of the various defense organizations which have submitted “friend of the court” briefs for consideration. The Supreme Court ruled that
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Successful Underinsured Motorist Claim – Appellate Decision

October 30, 2008

The Law Office of Shawn E. McDermott LLC recently won a Colorado appellate case on behalf of its clients relating to uninsured/underinsured (UM/UIM) automobile insurance benefits. In this case, our clients, the Meza family members, had pursued a wrongful death claim under six different underinsured motorist policies issued to various
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Colorado Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law to Change January 2008

December 12, 2007

During Colorado’s most recent legislative session, a new law was added to the books which will effectively increase a Colorado insured’s limits under their Uninsured or Underinsured (UM/UIM) motorist coverage. Visit our uninsured / underinsured motorist page to refresh yourself on the nature of UM/UIM coverage. Prior to this legislative
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New Underinsured Case Law Allows Stacking of Policies in Colorado

May 8, 2007

In September 2006 the Colorado Supreme Court issued a decision which finally settles the issue of the stacking of underinsured motorists coverage (UIM) in the State of Colorado. If your policy contains UM/UIM (or “U”) coverage which provides both uninsured and underinsured motorists protection, which it should (check your auto
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