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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Employers’ Rights To Fire Employees For Medical Marijuana Use
Posted on 19 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

2015 CO 44; 2015 Colo. LEXIS 520 An employee of DISH Network was discharged after he testified positive for THC during a random drug test. The employee was a quadriplegic confined to a wheelchair and obtained a state-issued license to use medical marijuana... Read More

Colorado Supreme Court: Hotel Owes Duty To Intoxicated Guest
Posted on 22 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The Supreme Court of Colorado recently held that a hotel could be held liable for an automobile collision that occurred after a security guard evicted an intoxicated guest. Westin Operator, LLC v. Groh, 2015 CO 25, 2015 Colo. LEXIS 295 (Colo. 2015) .... Read More

No Remedy for Man Attacked by Police K-9
Posted on 11 Apr 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that a man detained in a vehicle during a traffic stop had no remedy for personal injuries he sustained when he was attacked by a police dog. Plaintiff was a passenger in the back seat of the vehicle and complied with... Read More

Miner Battles Forest Service’s Attempt to Moot Lawsuit
Posted on 8 Jul 2013 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - A Colorado man who owns 10 valuable mining claims in the White River National Forest in north-central Colorado on June 19 filed legal documents to resist an attempt by the federal government to dismiss his lawsuit in federal district court challenging... Read More

Federal Court: Colorado Man Can Sue Secret Service
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) A Colorado man can sue two Secret Service agents who arrested him after he touched former Vice President Dick Cheney on the arm in 2006 and told him his Iraq War policies were "disgusting," a federal appeals court ruled Monday... Read More

Copyright Lawsuits Filed Over Airport Pat-Down Photo
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) A law firm that targets the unauthorized use of news content on the Internet has filed 32 lawsuits in federal court in Colorado seeking to stop the use of a Denver Post photograph showing an airport pat-down. The lawsuits are being closely... Read More

ACLU says Colorado Immigrant Settles Detention Case
Posted on 18 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) An immigrant suspected of being in the country illegally could receive $90,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming he was unlawfully held in a suburban Denver jail for 47 days, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. Luis Quezada, 37,... Read More