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Jackie Booker Attends WBEC Western Procurement Conference

Jackie Booker attended the Women’s Business Enterprise Western Procurement Conference in Palm Springs, California in September. Before the conference, Jackie became certified as a platinum supplier through WBEC West. At the Conference, Jackie had the opportunity to present regarding Sutton Booker’s legal services. Sutton Booker is a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) member. WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. WBENC’s mission “is to fuel economic growth globally by identifying, certifying, and facilitating the development of women-owned businesses.”

10th Circuit Affirms Public Adjuster’s Actions Imputed to Insured Unless Illegal

In Macomber v. American Family, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed that when an insured retains agents to assist with the claim, the actions of those agents, including a Public Adjuster are imputed to the insured and the jury will be instructed according to general agency principles. Macomber v. American Family, 2018 WL 3957013, — Fed.Appx.— (2018). The opinion is helpful because it confirms that when an insured delegates communication about the claim to a public adjuster or other agent, the statements and representations made by the agent are imputed to the insured.

Chief Judge Marcia Krieger Shuts Down Controversial Appraisal Conduct and Provides Guidance on the Appraisal Process in Colorado

Chief Judge Marcia Krieger issued an important decision on July 23, 2018 regarding the competence and partiality of appraisers and umpires in the property damage appraisal process. In Copper Oaks Master Home Owners Association v. American Family Insurance Company, Case 1:15-CV-01828-MSK-MJW, Judge Krieger granted American Family’s Motion to Vacate the Appraisal Award after a five day evidentiary hearing.

Colorado Supreme Court Analyzes Social Host Liability Under Dram Shop Statute

The Colorado Supreme Court recently issued an opinion examining social host liability under Colorado’s Dram Shop statute in Przekurat v. Torres, 17SC15, 2018 CO 69 (Sept. 10, 2018).  The Court held that a social host who provides a place to drink alcohol must have actual knowledge that a specific guest is underage to be held liable for any damage or injury caused by that underage guest.

Thomas Crowley Joins Sutton | Booker | P.C.

Sutton | Booker is excited to welcome Tom Crowley to the firm! Tom Crowley has more than 16 years of experience in insurance defense litigation, including automobile, construction, premises liability, product liability, trucking, and workers' compensation. Before...

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Jackie Booker Attends WBEC Western Procurement Conference

Jackie Booker attended the Women’s Business Enterprise Western Procurement Conference in Palm Springs, California in September. Before the conference, Jackie became certified as a platinum supplier through WBEC West. At the Conference, Jackie had the opportunity to present regarding Sutton Booker’s legal services. Sutton Booker is a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) member. WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. WBENC’s mission “is to fuel economic growth globally by identifying, certifying, and facilitating the development of women-owned businesses.”

10th Circuit Affirms Public Adjuster’s Actions Imputed to Insured Unless Illegal

In Macomber v. American Family, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed that when an insured retains agents to assist with the claim, the actions of those agents, including a Public Adjuster are imputed to the insured and the jury will be instructed according to general agency principles. Macomber v. American Family, 2018 WL 3957013, — Fed.Appx.— (2018). The opinion is helpful because it confirms that when an insured delegates communication about the claim to a public adjuster or other agent, the statements and representations made by the agent are imputed to the insured.

Chief Judge Marcia Krieger Shuts Down Controversial Appraisal Conduct and Provides Guidance on the Appraisal Process in Colorado

Chief Judge Marcia Krieger issued an important decision on July 23, 2018 regarding the competence and partiality of appraisers and umpires in the property damage appraisal process. In Copper Oaks Master Home Owners Association v. American Family Insurance Company, Case 1:15-CV-01828-MSK-MJW, Judge Krieger granted American Family’s Motion to Vacate the Appraisal Award after a five day evidentiary hearing.

Colorado Supreme Court Analyzes Social Host Liability Under Dram Shop Statute

The Colorado Supreme Court recently issued an opinion examining social host liability under Colorado’s Dram Shop statute in Przekurat v. Torres, 17SC15, 2018 CO 69 (Sept. 10, 2018).  The Court held that a social host who provides a place to drink alcohol must have actual knowledge that a specific guest is underage to be held liable for any damage or injury caused by that underage guest.

Thomas Crowley Joins Sutton | Booker | P.C.

Sutton | Booker is excited to welcome Tom Crowley to the firm! Tom Crowley has more than 16 years of experience in insurance defense litigation, including automobile, construction, premises liability, product liability, trucking, and workers' compensation. Before...

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