Legislative Update as Session Nears End

With only three more weeks left in the 2014 session, lawmakers have been busy this Monday. Bills setting restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado have cleared the state House unanimously today. One bill approved would set possession limits for concentrated forms of marijuana such as hash oil. Currently, Colorado adults can possess up to an […]

April 21 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Use a Coupon, Forfeit Your Legal Rights

The New York Times broke the story yesterday, and now General Mills is probably wishing it could say it was all just a “Trix.”  If you visit the General Mills website, you can find an entire section of the website devoted to “Responsibility.”  But where is that responsibility when consumers have a claim against General […]

April 18 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
Category Consumer Rights
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Sunday Deadly With 4 Hit and Runs

Early Sunday morning, Denver Police were called to the scene of a hit and run on I-25 near Colfax.  Police say they believe one car hit the victim and fled the scene. Another car hit the victim and pulled over to call police. Moments later, police in Aurora responded to a hit and run at […]

April 15 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Cars Caught on Camera

Cameras that record drivers speeding or running red lights could be banished in Colorado after a bipartisan group in the state legislature reached consensus on use of the cameras.  Red light cameras (RLCs) are set up to photograph vehicles entering an intersection after  the traffic signal turns red. Sensors buried in the pavement detect whether […]

April 11 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Deadly Head-on Collision

Two drivers died in a head-on collision Sunday night in Jefferson County, and investigators suspect alcohol was involved in the crash.  The three-vehicle crash happened at about 9:15 p.m. on South Kipling Parkway near West Ken Caryl Avenue, said Trooper Nate Reid, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman. The driver of a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe was […]

April 07 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Jury Finds Against J&J for Mesh Device

Yesterday Johnson & Johnson (J&J) was ordered by a Texas jury to pay $1.2 million to a woman who alleged one of the company’s lines of vaginal-mesh implants to treat incontinence was defectively designed, in the first verdict against the company over those devices. J&J is the world’s largest maker of medical products Dallas jurors […]

April 04 / 2014