Keep in mind that company’s liability insurance policy(ies) provide two important benefits: In the event your company is named in a claim, lawsuit, and/or administrative proceeding: Your liability coverage may pay for the attorneys you will need to retain to defend you; and The scope of coverage available for these defense costs may be broader […]
Two recent federal court decisions illustrate the importance of corporate counsel’s continued involvement in the drafting and management of a company’s insurance program. Corporate counsel often has an intimate knowledge of the company’s operations and corporate history to help spot potential gaps in what the company’s insurance, as written, covers. Corporate counsel also typically is […]
Colorado is home to some of the most cutting edge and fastest-growing businesses in the nation. To keep their competitive edge, local business owners have made significant investments in real estate, people, processes, and equipment. The recent hailstorm in the Denver area, particularly the damage it caused to the Colorado Mills Mall and the resulting […]
You may be familiar with your company’s liability insurance policies enough to know that one or more of them may contain highlighted text stating that the policy is a “claims-made” policy, and that others operate on an “occurrence” basis. What this all actually means, however, may be something of another matter. Here are some ways […]
Technology companies, especially those driven by web-based products or services, rely heavily on the use of trademarks, logos, photographs, and other intellectual property to standout and distinguish themselves from their competitors. In a perfect world, a company’s web-based operations do not encroach upon the trademarks, copyrights, or other forms of intellectual property created and owned […]
Insurance policies are complex legal contracts, and getting more complex each year as new risk exposures and corresponding policies emerge (such as cyber policies). When you buy insurance for your business, the starting point is to select an insurance broker or agent to act as your advisor. In my experience, many businesses do not give […]
Damian J. Arguello’s article for Law Week Colorado on Certificates of Insurance, and why construction companies’ and their subcontractors’ reliance on them is misplaced… Read the full Law Week Colorado article.