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Federal Appeals Court Enforces Vail’s Broad Liability Waiver to Completely Bar Lawsuit Arising from a Ski Lift Injury

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 16th, 2018 Personal Injury

On January, 8, 2018, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its Opinion in the case of Teresa Brigance v. Vail Summit Resorts, Inc. The Federal Appeals Court ruled that Vail’s broad liability waiver that appears on the back of a ski lift ticket completely bars the claims of Dr. Teresa Brigance. Dr. Brigance was […]

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Will I Lose My Inheritance if I Get Divorced in Colorado?

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 3rd, 2018 Family Law

  If you are thinking about getting divorced in Colorado, understanding the state’s rules on property division is very important. A lack of understanding of these laws could put your assets and financial well being at risk. One question that our lawyers frequently hear is in regards to divorce, division of property, and inheritance. Here’s […]

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Are Divorce Records Public In Colorado?

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 3rd, 2018 Family Law

  Getting a divorce is challenging enough. Feeling that your dirty laundry, so to speak, may be aired for everyone else to see can be even more disconcerting. Here’s what you need to know about public divorce records in Colorado:   Divorce and a Divorce Settlements Are Public Record When you file for a dissolution […]

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What to Do after a Hit-and-Run Accident

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 21st, 2017 Personal Injury

No one wants to think about the possibility of being in a car accident. Even worse, however, is the idea of being involved in a hit-and-run car accident, where the other driver flees the scene of the accident before being identified, jeopardizing the victim’s chances of compensation. If you are in a hit-and-run collision, there […]

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The Other Driver is Blaming Me for the Accident

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 25th, 2017 Personal Injury

If you were recently involved in a serious car accident in Denver or Eagle County, it can be difficult to think about anything but your injuries and your recovery. At the same time, we know how frustrating it can be to get hurt in a severe crash caused by another driver’s negligence. When you know […]

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Can I Sue the City and County of Denver for My Car Accident?

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 25th, 2017 Personal Injury

According to a fact sheet from the Colorado State Patrol and Department of Public Safety, fatal motor vehicle crashes are on the rise in the state. Between 2016 and 2017 so far, auto accident fatalities in Colorado have increased by more than 15 percent. While the rate of injury crashes has decreased slightly, there were […]

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How Long Does a Victim Have to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in Colorado?

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 7th, 2017 Personal Injury

Were you hurt in a serious car accident in Colorado? If so, you are entitled to receive full financial compensation for your damages from the at fault party. Recovering fair compensation is not always easy for injured victims. You need to be ready to deal with Colorado’s complex injury claims process and the state’s rules […]

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How to File for Divorce in Colorado

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 7th, 2017 Family Law

If you are considering getting a divorce, you are not alone. According to the National Center for Health Care Statistics, more than 800,000 American couples file for divorce every year. Even though it is often the right decision, divorce is stressful is for anyone who has to go through it. Not only do you have […]

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The Insurance Company Is Refusing to Pay My Claim

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 7th, 2017 Personal Injury

Colorado operates under a ‘fault’ auto insurance system. This means that the insurance company of the driver who was to blame for an accident is legally responsible for covering any damages that stem from that crash. Unfortunately, in far too many cases, the big insurance companies refuse to actually pay out wholly valid claims. This […]

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Things to Do Before Filing for Divorce

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 7th, 2017 Family Law

Are you thinking about filing for divorce in Denver, Colorado? If so, you need to know that there is much more to divorce than simply completing a few forms and submitting them to the court. You need to be fully prepared for the challenges that come with a divorce. Here, we list seven things you […]

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