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Six Grund Dagner attorneys have been honored as part of the Colorado Super Lawyers 2013 annual list. Specifically, partners Deana Dagner and the late John Grund (who passed away in December 2012) were recognized in the 2013 Colorado list of Super Lawyers in the category of personal injury defense. Additionally, Mr. Grund was recognized as one of the Top 100 lawyers in Colorado, and Ms. Dagner was honored as one of the Top 50 Women attorneys in the state.
Grund ∙ Dagner partner David S. Werber will be answering questions from a panel of judges during oral argument in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on March 4, 2013. Mr. Werber represents appellee/defendant, Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (“BOEC”), a non-profit organization that provides outdoor experiences for people with disabilities, in an appeal by appellant/plaintiff, Kimberly Squires.
Deana Dagner recently won a six-day jury trial before Judge Patrick Butler in Boulder. Earlier this year, she tried the case to a hung jury. Plaintiff argued that he suffered severe personal injuries requiring a cervical spinal fusion following a motor-vehicle accident in June 2009. He sought significant damages for medical expenses, wage loss, diminished future earning capacity, physical impairment and noneconomic losses. His attorney asked for $1.3 million in closing argument.
For any settlement involving a minor child to be binding in Colorado, it must be approved by the probate court of the county where the minor child resides. A new trend has developed in some Probate Courts in Colorado, such as Denver and Adams Counties. These jurisdictions have adopted a VERY DIFFERENT approach to determining petitions for approval of minor settlements where the minor claimant is unrepresented and an insurance company is seeking approval of the settlement.
We are pleased to announce attorney Ronald D. Jung has joined the firm as a partner.
Mr. Jung will continue to focus his practice in transactions, real estate and business litigation. His case experience includes property-boundary disputes, title insurance (including bad-faith claims), easements, roads, contracts, anti-competitive and unfair business practices.
Professional-malpractice attorneys Doug Stevens and David Werber were invited once again to speak to a group of students at the Denver School of Nursing. Their May 7, 2012 presentation covered many of the critical issues that confront nursing professionals: