Colorado Supreme Court News

Strict Statutory Compliance Required to Enforce Named Insured Exclusion in Connecticut

By statute, automobile liability insurance companies are barred from excluding coverage for personal injuries caused to a named insured under Connecticut law. See, Conn. Gen. Stat. (Rev. to 2009) § 38a-335(d). However, the Connecticut statute contains an exception which permits …

Colorado High Court Rules That Workers Can be Fired for Using Pot Off-Duty

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. The state Supreme Court ruled 5-1 Monday that a medical marijuana patient who was fired after failing a drug test cannot get his job back. …

Drilling Health Lawsuit Revived in Colorado

A western Colorado family that believed oil and gas drilling activities contaminated their drinking water and air and forced them from their home will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit thanks to a successful appeal. The Glenwood Springs Post-Independent …

Colorado Court Abolishes Accident Emergency Rule

The Colorado Supreme Court is doing away with an emergency exception for people involved in accidents because it could mislead jurors. In a ruling handed down Tuesday, the court ordered a new trial for a man who sued after he …