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Denver, Colorado, Officials Believe Fire that Killed 5 in Single-Family Home was Intentionally Set

A single-family home in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood went up in flames on Wednesday night leaving five family members dead [Source: 4 CBS Denver]. Three other individuals managed to survive after they jumped from an upper floor. The house…
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Colorado Man Who was Shot and Killed by a National Park Service Ranger

It was on March 21st when Charles “Gage” Lorentz was shot and killed by National Park Service (NPS) Ranger Robert Mitchell after an altercation broke out between the two [Source: Carlsbad Current Argus]. According to the news source, Lorentz…
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Walmart After Worker Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Although many stores and small businesses were initially shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart was among a few other stores that remained open allowing consumers the opportunity to buy the food and home products they needed.…
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Colorado’s Governor Signs Executive Order to Reopen Investigation into the Death of Elijah McClain

Gov. Jared Polis made a bold move recently that challenged Adams County District Attorney Dave Young’s decision to not press criminal charges against the police officers Elijah McClain had contact with before going into cardiac arrest and…
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What does it mean to have a DBA?

DBA, which stands for “doing business as,” is the nickname you assign to your business. A DBA is also known as a trade name, fictitious name, or assumed name and is different from your company’s legal name. When you operate under a DBA,…
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Does the recent Supreme Court ruling open a door for LGBT workers to take legal action against discriminatory employers?

The United States Supreme Court delivered a momentous ruling in favor of LGBT rights on Monday, deciding that gay, lesbian, and transgender workers are protected by federal anti-discrimination law. The 6-3 decision means that LGBT employees…
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Doctors Allege Anti-Semitism at Colorado University School of Medicine near Denver.

  Nine doctors have accused the University of Colorado School of Medicine of anti-Semitism and age discrimination in a letter delivered to the Colorado University Board of Regents earlier this year.  The nine took the unusual step of…
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Denver Doctor Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by the Family of a Mother Who Died from an Opioid Overdose

In 2016, Jennifer Goodridge, a wife and mother of two, died as a result of an accidental overdose. The Denver Post says that Goodridge had taken a “cocktail of opioids, muscle relaxers, and barbiturates she had been prescribed by Dr. Andrew…
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What can I do if I am fired after workplace harassment in Denver Colorado?

Workplace discrimination occurs when an individual is adversely discriminated against due to a multitude of factors defined by law.  Harassment is a form of discrimination that includes unwelcome behaviors by managers, clients, and co-workers,…
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De’Von Bailey’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After He Was Shot and Killed by Colorado Springs Police

While many individuals in Colorado are protesting over the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died while in police custody, there are dozens of others who are using these protests as an opportunity to recognize the other lives that…
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Family of Meat Processing Employee Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Worker Dies from COVID-19

JBS USA is one of the largest meat processing companies in the country with locations in states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Colorado, and Minnesota. After the COVID-19 virus began spreading in the U.S., the JBS began recording cases of workers…
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Is your employer short-changing your wages by not paying you overtime in Denver Colorado?

  If an employer is not paying overtime wages in accordance with federal laws, it may be illegal, depending on an individual’s work status, and the type of business where they are employed. On March 28, 2019, the U.S. Department of…
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Former worker with cancer sued Denver Health for discrimination in Colorado.

Carol Nichols worked for about 30 years in the equal employment field and has sued her ex-employer for firing her after she asked to work remotely, while undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia and lymphoma treatment. Nichols was concerned about…
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Is 16th century discrimination allowed at the Colorado Renaissance Festival in the 21st century?

  Near Denver, a Colorado Renaissance Festival’s long-time tarot card reader sued the mock-16th century marketplace for civil-rights violations.  Michele St. Michael, who worked at the festival for over thirty years, until her contract…
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Colorado Family Calls For Criminal Prosecution

The family of 23 year old Elijah McClain has called for criminal prosecution of all the three officers involved in his violent arrest that resulted in his death. The Aurora police arrested McClain on August 23rd, 2019 and injected him with Ketamine…