Blog Posts in April, 2015

  • Your Duty to Cooperate with Your Insurance Company

    || 30-Apr-2015

    We often hear about an insurance company that acted in “bad faith” to deny, or delay payment of, a claim. But you, too, have a legal duty to “cooperate” with your own insurance company when you present an insurance claim. Note that your duty of cooperation is not required when you are presenting a claim to an insurance company who represents the at-fault party. In that ...
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  • Searching for Shared Custody

    || 24-Apr-2015

    Fathers are asking state legislatures throughout the country to pass laws that would require courts to order 50/50 shared custody of children in divorce proceedings. Proposed laws would require judges who do not order 50/50 custody between divorced parents to explain in writing why that presumed custody arrangement was not appropriate. In the 2015 legislative year, 17 states (including Colorado) ...
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  • When Medicaid Must Be Paid Back

    || 14-Apr-2015

    Medicaid is the state medical insurance program serving low income residents. It is funded from taxpayer money, gathered through state and federal taxes—not by payment of an insurance premium. (Not to be confused with Medicare, the federal medical insurance program for those over age 65.) Each state administers its own Medicaid program and, as a result, the rules and regulations for the ...
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