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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…

New Insurance Law in Colorado (HB 1407 Signed By Governor)

June 5, 2008

We just learned this morning that Governor Ritter signed into law House Bill 1407 yesterday afternoon which has the ability to dramatically assist beneficiaries/insureds of insurance contracts, including those governed by ERISA. Generally speaking, the bill provides specific rights and remedies to insureds under insurance contracts whose claims have been unreasonably delayed or denied. Specifically,…

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…