Baby Safety Month

            September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This month-long event increases consumer awareness of safety issues and the safe selection and use of baby products. But the amount of information and number of warnings can be daunting. Here is a list of […]

September 03 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
Category Consumer Rights
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Colorado Lawyer Suspended for Online Retaliation

          A married couple retained James C. Underhill, Jr. to help with the husband’s ongoing post-decree dispute with his former spouse. The clients signed a fee agreement outlining the charges for certain tasks. The clients could not pay all the fees up front. Underhill verbally agreed to monthly payments, with an […]

September 01 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
Category Legal Myths
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CSP Reports Increase in Road Rage

            Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has reported that last year troopers dealt with more road rage complaints. In 2014, reports of 65,341 road rage incidents were received by CSP — the largest number of calls since 2007. In May, a Denver road rage confrontation turned violent. A driver shot two […]

August 28 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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Verdict in Chilling Attack on Female Lawyer

        Warren Dale Watson, 54, planned for months to find a female family-law attorney whom he could rob. These and other horrific details were made public during his first-degree murder trial. On Tuesday, a Jefferson County jury found Watson guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Lakewood attorney Claudia Miller two […]

August 26 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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Juror’s Duty Includes Transparency & Adherence to Law

          When the verdict was announced, many were stunned – one juror in the Aurora Theater shooting case refused to give James Holmes the death penalty because of his mental illness. Two others were uncertain but were willing to continue talking about it, said Juror 17, who declined to give her […]

August 21 / 2015

Hack Boon to Divorce Lawyers

          Divorce attorneys may anticipate a surge of new clients after the release Tuesday night of data stolen from the infidelity dating site Ashley Madison. According to the Huffington Post, hours after the hackers posted a trove of names, addresses, partial credit card numbers and email addresses of many of the […]

August 20 / 2015