A recent federal appeals court decision is offering some plaintiffs hope that third party tech companies may have some liability in some personal injury suits. The appeal, which originated out of a federal case in Wisconsin, involves the families of three teenage boys who were killed in a high-speed automobile crash while using Snapchat to […]

The state legislature late last week abandoned a proposed bill that would have updated the state’s workers’ compensation laws to include a much broader list of qualified medical providers that can provide care. The bill, which was the first significant update to the state’s workers’ compensation laws, was killed in committee after its sponsor, Sen. […]

For the first time in more than a decade, Colorado’s legislature is contemplating changes to the state’s workers’ compensation system. Senate Bill 197 passed a significant hurdle this week when it passed out of the state’s Senate. The bill expands the list of providers that injured workers can choose from when they go through the […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is pleased to announce that it was among the top law firms per capita whose associates donated to Colorado’s Legal Aid Foundation this year. The firm has been the leader per capita small firm for three of the last four years. Aaron Goldhamer led efforts among the firm’s associates, who were […]

Colorado is one of several states that is contemplating or introduced protections for businesses facing coronavirus liability case. While Colorado Senate Bill 21-080 didn’t have enough support to pass out committee, it’s interesting to note that the bill text would have offered businesses protections against COVID-19 liability unless the claimant could prove the business failed […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all areas of law, and many personal injury practitioners have seen the impacts of this pandemic play out in their day-to-day work. Keating Wagner’s attorneys have helped clients first-hand to navigate the pandemic at all turns. From moving all court matters to a virtual format to seeing an increasingly delayed […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is proud to announce that seven of its attorneys were named as Colorado Super Lawyers in the 2021 ranking published by Thomson Reuters. Congratulations to Larry Free, Mike Keating, Deirdre Ostrowski, Christina Habas, Bob Wagner, Ross Pulkrabek, and Zach Warzel, who were all named to the list. Multiple attorneys were also […]

Workers’ compensation benefits are traditionally associated with workplaces—offices, warehouses, restaurants, and the like. And while workers’ compensation claims haven’t changed for essential workers who have continued to work on site, the growing number of people working from home or working remotely has raised critical questions about whether workers who are injured while working remotely are […]

As the pandemic continues to impact many workplaces, experts predict that some of the changes we saw in the workplace may be here to stay. At the top of the list of trends that will likely continue this year is the legislative move to establish a worker’ compensation presumption for COVID-19. More than half of […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is pleased to announce that it has promoted Melissa Sullivan to a shareholder, effective January 1, 2021. Melissa is an excellent attorney who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to aggressively and successfully protecting the rights of clients, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the shareholders where she will continue […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is proud to announce that 5280 Magazine recognized five Keating Wagner attorneys as part of their annual Top Attorney list, which honors attorneys across a 7-county metro area from 50 different practice areas. Included in this year’s list are Randy Barnhart, Larry Free, Christina Habas, Mike Keating, and Zachary Warzel. This […]

Insurance companies and business owners around the country are watching a trial in Louisiana that may help businesses use insurance coverage to augment losses from public health orders that forced many businesses to shut their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit focuses on a 500-seat restaurant that is suing its insurance broker claiming that […]