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Legal Update – Spring 2020 – Dewhirst & Dolven
IN BRIEF COLORADO The Tenth Circuit ruled that, under Colorado law, the plaintiff-insurer was entitled to be fully reimbursed for a settlement with a third party, due to the fraud of its insured in obtaining the insurance policy [...]
Legal Update – Winter 2020 – Dewhirst & Dolven
IN BRIEF COLORADO Under C.R.S. § 10-3-1117, insurers must now disclose policy information to claims pre-litigation when it’s requested, otherwise be subject to a daily penalty and payment of attorneys’ fees UTAH In a personal injury action stemming from [...]
Legal Update – Fall 2019 – Dewhirst & Dolven
IN BRIEF COLORADO Plaintiffs submitted a claim to their insurer for $1.7 million in wine that was not received, which related to a Ponzi scheme. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held that there was no coverage for [...]
Legal Update – Summer 2019 – Dewhirst & Dolven
IN BRIEF UTAH In an appeal which sought abandonment of Utah’s Open and Obvious Danger Rule, the Utah Supreme Court affirmed adoption of the rule. The Court upheld the rule despite Plaintiff’s argument that it undermined the comparative [...]
Legal Update – Spring 2019 – Dewhirst & Dolven
IN BRIEF UTAH Dewhirst & Dolven Attorneys Kyle Shoop and Rick Haderlie successfully obtained judgment in favor of their client, insurer PLM, in a coverage and bad faith lawsuit. Plaintiff sued PLM seeking coverage, and the court held [...]