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Homeowner’s Insurance: Know Your Limits

Tornado!  Fire!  Rampaging dinosaurs!  Multiple disasters are great for the movies. But real life, not so much.  That’s why homeowner’s insurance exists: to protect you from real disasters you don’t even want to think about, typically fire, windstorm, hail, rain, riots, explosion, or theft.  It also provides liability coverage if someone gets hurt on your [...]

Colorado Adopts the ZEV

If you keep an eye on environmental laws, you saw it coming.  In November, Colorado adopted California’s Low Emission Vehicle standards.  In January, Governor Polis signed an executive order directing CDOT to study and report on the best way for Colorado to increase electric vehicle use. And on Friday, August 16 2019, Colorado became the [...]

Hydration Equals Safety

It’s Summer. Drink Water! Here’s a riddle for you.  What rhymes with safe driving?  Hydration! OK, not really, but it should.  Because summer is not just the season for vacations, barbeques, and showing off your funky tattoos.  It is also the season for car accidents.  There are more car accidents in summer than any other [...]

Roundup Lawsuits: Signs of a Turning Tide?

Jurors in California have ordered Monsanto, the company who created the herbicide Roundup, to pay over $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged they both developed non-Hodgkin Lymphoma after decades of spraying Roundup on their property.  This is the third trial to find Monsanto liable for cancer related to Roundup, or specifically glyphosate, [...]

When Hail Breaks Loose

It’s May! Let’s give a warm welcome to sunshine and flowers.  Let’s give another welcome, a cooler one, to hail. If you live in the Front Range, you live in what the insurance industry calls “Hail Valley.”  Thanks to several devastating storms in 2018, Colorado has now surpassed Texas as the costliest state for hail [...]

Balance Bills: Adding Insult to Injury

At some point, most of us end up in the vinyl-gloved hands of a hospital staff.  If you are reading this blog there is a good chance you’ve been there too, and recently.  Hopefully you emerged from the facility in better shape-- body, mind, and soul-- than when you went in. Bills, Bills, Bills Financially [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|Healthcare|