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The Marshall Fire, which resulted in devastating property losses including 991 structures, is still under investigation as of this article. With a known loss of between $819 million and $1.6 billion worth of homes alone, recovery will take time, but that doesn’t mean those who experienced a loss from the fire have time to wait.
Initiating a claim is only the first step. Collecting recent evidence of your property – buildings, clothing, vehicles, appliances, collectables, and inherited valuables – in order to replace, to the extent possible, the items you lost with similar items of equal value is an important next step. If you don’t have a digital document stored online,…Read Full Post
Michael Kuhn, a shareholder in Leventhal Lewis and an expert in employment law, was recently interviewed in the Forbes article, “What’s The Pay? More Employers, Including Chime And Accenture, Are Falling In Line With Colorado Law Requiring Salary Ranges In Job Postings.”
The article explores how Colorado’s Equal Work for Equal Pay Act is under scrutiny by employers in Colorado and around the country. In short, the…Read Full Post
Leventhal Lewis Kuhn Taylor Swan PC is expanding its legal presence in the Denver metropolitan area with a new office in Cherry Creek. Located at 3773 Cherry Creek North Drive, Suite 710, the office increases access to successful, recognized, and awarded trial lawyers in areas including personal injury, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, construction disputes, employment violations, insurance bad faith, divorce, whistleblower, and estate planning.
“Historically, the firm has served individuals throughout Colorado from our Colorado Springs office, but we recognized that many of our clients are in or have easy access to the Denver area. Expanding our Denver presence was a…Read Full Post
Do you offer free consultations with an attorney?
For most cases the answer is no. However, that does not mean that you will be billed for contacting our firm. When you contact our firm, our staff will obtain information from you to help our attorneys review your situation. Our attorneys review this information to determine whether we might be able to assist with your type of case and also what type of fee agreement we might offer. We do not charge for this evaluation.
Based on our initial attorney evaluation we do offer representation on a contingency fee basis for some cases, which means that the client pays no attorneys’ fees unless we recover money on that…Read Full Post
Employment law covers a wide range of issues impacting workers and their livelihood. Employment law cases handled by our attorneys include:
- Wage and Overtime Issues
- Medical Leave Disputes
- Retaliation Issues
- Discrimination and Harassment
In these matters, employers in…Read Full Post
Bad faith occurs when an insurance company recklessly fails to meet its obligations to a policyholder. Common examples of insurance bad faith include providing false information, intentionally delaying or denying a claim, failing to conduct a reasonable investigation into a claim, and deliberately misinterpreting a policy to reduce…Read Full Post
No one likes to think about their mortality, but with the rapid spread of COVID-19, practicality must take precedence over preference.
While older populations are statistically at higher risk, COVID-19 has proven fatal for people of all ages, even those without preexisting conditions. This makes it important to consider your estate plan,…Read Full Post
Selecting a contractor to do work on your house is often a complex and detailed process. Even with great care in selecting, poor workmanship is not impossible.
But can a contractor be sued for an unsatisfactory job? That depends on several factors.
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There are three parties involved in every trust:
- The Trustor
- The Trustee
- The Beneficiaries
A trust is a fiduciary relationship in which a trustor (also referred to as a settlor or grantor) selects a trustee to handle estate and asset distribution to beneficiaries upon the trustor’s death. A trust is often included in estate planning, particularly in instances where significant assets are involved or special circumstances apply.
What is Trust Administration?
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According to the 2019 Identity Fraud Study, conducted and released by Javelin Strategy & Research, there were 14.4 million cases of identity theft in the United States in 2018. While this number is down from 2017’s record-high 16.7 million victims, the out-of-pocket financial burden suffered by victims of identity theft in 2018 was $1.7 billion, more than double that of previous years.
Most at risk for identity theft are seniors and children, with seniors accounting for well over a quarter of all fraud complaints and nearly…Read Full Post