Ashley R. Larson

Partner

 

Ashley R. Larson

Partner

About Ashley

Ashley Larson represents corporate clients in civil matters, focusing on first and third party bad faith, premises liability, products liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, and appellate work.

Ashley is a NITA trained trial attorney experienced in all stages of litigation including investigation, depositions, motions practice, mediation, trial, and appeal. Ashley has litigated cases through trial in both state and federal courts.  She has pursued and defended appeals in the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Drafted appellate briefing for insurer client dismissing a statutory delay/denial claim. The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed a directed verdict for the insurer client dismissing the statutory delay/denial claim under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115 finding that an offer of benefits by the insurer is not a “denial” and the evidence at trial did not support any delay.
  • Obtained judgment in favor of an insurance company in U.S. District Court, prevailing on plaintiff’s claims of breach of contract, and statutory and common law bad faith claims. The District Court held plaintiff forfeited his right to recover under the contract, after the jury found plaintiff failed to cooperate with the insurer.
  • Achieved defense verdicts for retailer in premises liability cases.
  • Drafted appellate briefing resulting in reversal and remand for a new trial on all issues for insurer client.
  • Obtained summary judgment in U.S. District Court limiting damages recoverable under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115/1116.
  • Achieved summary judgment for insurance company client on claims of common law bad faith and C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115/1116 based on claim preclusion.
  • Successfully defended against motions to add claims for exemplary damages against insurance company client.
  • Authored summary judgment motions facilitating favorable settlement on behalf of insurance clients.
  • Obtained a directed verdict at trial dismissing statutory delay claim under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115.
  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Texas Exes Rocky Mountain Chapter President
    • Selected to the 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star List
  • Adamscheck v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 818 F.3d 576 (10th Cir. 2016)

    

303.730.6204 Ext. 26

4949 S. Syracuse Street, Suite 520

Denver, Colorado 80237

  • Drafted appellate briefing for insurer client dismissing a statutory delay/denial claim. The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed a directed verdict for the insurer client dismissing the statutory delay/denial claim under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115 finding that an offer of benefits by the insurer is not a “denial” and the evidence at trial did not support any delay.
  • Obtained judgment in favor of an insurance company in U.S. District Court, prevailing on plaintiff’s claims of breach of contract, and statutory and common law bad faith claims. The District Court held plaintiff forfeited his right to recover under the contract, after the jury found plaintiff failed to cooperate with the insurer.
  • Achieved defense verdicts for retailer in premises liability cases.
  • Drafted appellate briefing resulting in reversal and remand for a new trial on all issues for insurer client.
  • Obtained summary judgment in U.S. District Court limiting damages recoverable under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115/1116.
  • Achieved summary judgment for insurance company client on claims of common law bad faith and C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115/1116 based on claim preclusion.
  • Successfully defended against motions to add claims for exemplary damages against insurance company client.
  • Authored summary judgment motions facilitating favorable settlement on behalf of insurance clients.
  • Obtained a directed verdict at trial dismissing statutory delay claim under C.R.S. § 10-3- 1115.
  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Texas Exes Rocky Mountain Chapter President
    • Selected to the 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star List
  • Adamscheck v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 818 F.3d 576 (10th Cir. 2016)
    

303.730.6204 Ext. 26
4949 S. Syracuse Street, Suite 520
Denver, Colorado 80237

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