Colorado Construction Litigation Blog

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC, a boutique firm located in Cherry Creek, has an immediate opening for a litigation associate with 2 – 5 years of experience in construction litigation and/or insurance defense.  To be successful a candidate, you must be an optimist, well spoken, have exceptional research and writing skills, and be able to […]

Yet Another District Court Weighs in on HB 10-1394

Since its inception, HB 1394, memorialized as C.R.S. § 13-20-808, has gathered an increasing amount of attention. Part of the interest is due to the ambiguous nature of how the second part of the statute is being ruled on by trial courts. There is a dispute which has not yet been resolved by appellate courts […]

For months, our firm has been receiving telephone calls and e-mail inquiries about an extortion scam related to the collection efforts of outstanding payday loans.  The callers are receiving threatening calls from individuals claiming to be with the “Hopkins Law Firm” in Denver.  They are demanding repayment of a past due payday loan, yet are […]

In a new set of talking points being circulated around the Colorado Capitol, the American Subcontractors Association of Colorado has recently come out against HB 10-1394.  The circulation from the ASA states: American Subcontractors Association of Colorado Opposes HB10-1394 Sponsored by Rep. Joe Rice and Sen. Mark Scheffel “Concerning Commercial Liability Insurance Policies Issued to […]

For at least a couple of decades, business parties have often preferred to seek resolution of disputes through arbitration proceedings rather than court proceedings. While this kind of alternative dispute resolution has some significant benefits, some downside factors do exist, and are occasionally highlighted in later court published appellate cases where an arbitration award is […]

According to the latest available information, it appears as though Senator Morse will introduce the Homeowner Protection Act of 2010 as early as next Wednesday, January 13th.  Although Senator Morse has not shared drafts of this bill, insiders anticipate that it will have roughly the same provisions as did last year’s, unsuccessful, Homeowner Protection Act […]

The December 14th volume of the Jury Verdict Reporter of Colorado contained a write up regarding the Whispering Pines Townhomes Association v. Whispering Pines Company, Inc. suit, tried before Judge Lyman in Archuleta County District Court July 29 through August 17, 2009.  According to the association’s website, Whispering Pines is a community of 59 townhomes […]

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