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Court Approval for Settlement of a Minor’s Personal Injury Claim

Some states, including Colorado, require that claims for personal injury (including injuries caused by medical malpractice) settled on behalf of a minor be approved by the Court if they exceed a threshold amount. Additionally, sometimes the court will require a responsible adult to be appointed as a “conservator” to watch over and protect the child’s settlement […]

The Economic Loss Rule in Colorado, Part 2 – An Example: Former TCHR, LLC v. First Hand Management LLC, et. al.

The recent Colorado Court of Appeals decision in Former TCHR, LLC v. First Hand Management LLC, et. al., 2012 COA 129, provides further clarity on this critical rule of Colorado business law and confirms the stark distinction between tort and contract. In TCHR, one party claimed the Economic Loss Rule should not apply where they […]

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