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$1 Million Settlement in Camp Hale Dog Attack Widely Reported

$1,000,000 Settlement obtained by in Camp Hale Dog attack is widely reported Bloch & Chapleau in the following sources:   Vail Daily: http://www.vaildaily.com/news/20613227-113/mountain-bike-dog-attack-case-ends-with-1 Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29517124/woman-attacked-by-ranchers-dogs-receives-1-million The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/feb/10/colorado-mountain-bike-dog-attack-suit-settled-for/ CBS Local: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/02/10/colorado-mountain-bike-dog-attack-suit-settled-for-1-million/ The Denver Channel (ABC): http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/mountain-biker-gets-1m-to-settle-lawsuit-after-camp-hale-bike-race-dog-attack
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$1 Million Settlement to Camp Hale Dog Attack Victim

Bloch & Chapleau recently obtained a settlement of $1,000,000 on behalf of its clients Renee and Stephen Legro in a lawsuit filed against Samuel and Cheri Robinson. On July 9, 2008, Renee Legro was participating in a mountain bike race in the Camp Hale area sponsored by the Vail Recreation District when she was viciously attacked by two large Great Pyrenees dogs owned by ranchers Samuel and Cheri Robinson. The Great
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Bloch & Chapleau Featured on "Colorado's Best"


Bloch and Chapleau featured on Colorado's Best. Watch the videos here:  
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Colorado General Assembly Considers Bill for Presumptive Maintenance at Permanent Orders

Spousal maintenance, previously referred to as alimony, has become a hotly debated family law issue across the country in recent years. Now Colorado is taking its turn as the General Assembly is currently debating a bill setting forth a formulaic calculation for maintenance awarded at permanent orders, which “suggests” both the amount and duration of the maintenance award. If enacted, this statute would have considerable clout in determining maintenance awards because,
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Search By Drug Sniffing Dog Violates The 4th Amendment

In Florida v. Jardines, the United States Supreme Court recently held that an investigation of a defendant’s home by a drug sniffing dog does not constitute a permissible search under the 4th Amendment.  In that case, the police had received an unverified tip that marijuana was being grown at the defendant’s home.  The police approached the home to investigate with a drug-sniffing dog, but without a warrant.  Although the police did
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