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The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) has re-nominated Attorney Nelson Boyle

By Heidi Culbertson

The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) has re-nominated Attorney Nelson Boyle to stand for election to its Board of Directors. CTLA Board Elections will occur in from July 12-22, 2019, and the CTLA will announce the results at its August 2019 Annual Convention. Boyle first served two terms on CTLA’s Board from 2009-2013 and has… Read more »

West Metro Fire District Agrees To Settle Retiree Lawsuit for $1.2M

By Heidi Culbertson

West Metro Fire District Agrees To Settle Retiree Lawsuit for $1.2M Brian Matise, a shareholder with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine,  fought for dozens of retired firefighters from the West Metro Fire Protection District in order to secure their retiree health benefits. Matise represented the retired first responders, and recently negotiated an agreement with… Read more »

Filing Claims Regarding Forest Fire Damages

By Heidi Culbertson

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Filing Claims Regarding Forest Fire Damages Thomas W. Henderson, a Shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine in Colorado, has experience filing claims regarding forest fire damages.  He has fought against the parties who were responsible for starting the fires, and  he has fought against the insurance companies who failed to pay what they… Read more »

Post-Claims Underwriting – Insurance Bad Faith Alert!

By Burg Simpson

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Post-Claims Underwriting is a notorious tactic used by insurance companies to bait unwary consumers into forking over thousands of dollars of premium, only to have the insurance company decide, after a claim is made, that they didn’t want to insure you after all.  This happens when insurance companies, in their quest to sell as many… Read more »

Colorado Fires and Insurance Problems

By Burg Simpson

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Many fellow Coloradans are petrified by the fires that are raging across our beautiful state. Unfortunately, many of the victims whose homes and businesses will burn or suggest significant smoke damage will soon learn another battle looms on the horizon – a battle with their own insurance company.  A battle to get the full amount… Read more »

Colorado Supreme Court Decides 3 Bad Faith Cases that Favor the Policyholder and Consumer

By Burg Simpson

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On May 29, the Colorado Supreme Court issued 3 new decisions on bad faith law that favor policyholders and consumers. Two of the cases involved bad faith by American Family toward their own policyholders on homeowners policies. In Barriga vs. American Family, the court held that the remedy provided in a 2008 law allowing a… Read more »

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