Navigating Insurance Claims By Thinking Like a Lawyer

by Duncan Griffiths and Christopher Griffiths ArticlesColoradoInsurance Coverage

Duncan Griffiths and Christopher Griffiths wrote an article about insurance coverage featured in CAI-Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Common Interests Magazine. The article provides helpful tips for community managers and homeowners associations that have suffered a loss that may be covered by insurance.

BKSN Profiled in CTLA’s Trial Talk

by Jeffrey P. Kerrane, Esq. & Trail Talk ® BKSN NewsArticlesColoradoGet to Know BKSN

Fifteen years ago, when Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson opened its doors in Colorado, construction defect legislation was not the hot topic it is today. In 1986, Colorado quietly reduced its statute of repose from 10 years down to 6 years, giving Colorado the distinction of having one of the shortest statutes of repose in the country. In 2001 and then again in 2003, the legislature passed reforms which limited the types of damages homeowners could collect and created a pre-litigation notice of claim process. Additionally, the legislature capped damages under Colorado’s Consumer Protection Act. With each change, the builders declared victory and announced that the changes they wanted to protect the residential construction industry.

Busting Myths About Colorado Construction Defect Claims

by Duncan Griffiths ArticlesColoradoConstruction Case Law & Statutes

Colorado construction professionals who support Senate Bill 177 often discuss several myths concerning Colorado construction law. Learn about these myths and about the truth concerning Colorado construction defect law.