January 9, 2018 – Colorado Insurance Law Center’s Damian J. Arguello recently began an adjunct teaching position as a professor of insurance law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. This course is part of the law school’s Commercial Certificate Program designed to provide practical knowledge to students that want to become transactional […]
CILC previously reported on the how your insurance for defending a lawsuit may be broader than your insurance for the costs to settle the case or resolve it in court. A recent case out of Georgia — Evanston Ins. Co. v. Sandersville R.R. Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115686 (M.D.Ga. July 25, 2017) — illustrates […]
Colorado Insurance Law Center (CILC) is pleased to announce that its principal attorney, Damian J. Arguello, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in Insurance Law and Litigation – Insurance. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide […]
This article first appeared in the August/September 2017 issue of The Docket. There is an old adage that virtually every lawyer has heard: A lawyer who represents himself or herself has a fool for a client. This can be especially applicable when a lawyer decides to open up his or her own practice… Read the […]
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 […]
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 […]
LawWeek Colorado’s article “New Law Firm Aims to Fill Colorado’s Coverage Gap” showcases Damian Arguello and Colorado Insurance Law Center. Read the full LawWeek Colorado article.
Opinion supports principle that exceptions to coverage be clearly stated Too often, in our experience, insurers attempt to construe their policy language in ways that defy their policyholders’ expectations. On January 12, the Colorado Court of Appeals rejected such an attempt, issuing a decision a tractor is a “motor vehicle” under a State Farm underinsured […]
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.