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SHAWN MCDERMOTT NAMED 2011 SUPER LAWYER

July 21, 2011

Shawn McDermott has been recognized as a Colorado “Super Lawyer” for 2010. Mr. McDermott’s recognition falls in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA Insurance Coverage and Personal Injury. The Super Lawyer’s recommendation is made by FindLaw.com, a Thomas Reuters business, an independent lawyer rating service. The selection process is based upon a “comprehensive, good faith and…

PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS AGAINST RTD ARE LIMITED

April 8, 2010

A horrific accident occurred in Denver on Saturday, April 3, 2010 in which two people riding in another vehicle were tragically killed when struck by an RTD bus. From a legal standpoint, the relatives of the deceased will never receive fair compensation for their losses, regardless of the conduct of the bus driver. According to…

Successful Underinsured Motorist Claim – Appellate Decision

October 30, 2008

whom liability coverage must be extended was codified at section 10-4-703(6). Finizio, 967 P.2d at 190; Winscom, 843 P.2d at 128; see Wiglesworth v. Farmers Ins. Exch., 917 P.2d 288, 290 (Colo. 1996).Under section 10-4-703(6), insureds were defined, as pertinent here, as “relatives of the named insured who reside in the same household as the…

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 change, the coverage available to…