When an employee files an EEOC complaint that alleges discrimination, Colorado businesses should file an employer EEOC position statement. This response to the discrimination complaint is very important. When your employee files a discrimination with the Colorado EEOC, the EEOC  can investigate to determine whether there is a reasonable cause… Read more »

What is a Common Law Contract? Common law refers to case law or precedent where decisions are made, and there is no statute governing the particular action. In common law contracts, service contracts predominately stand out as an example because there is no statute that governs the rights and obligations of… Read more »

Not every allegation of employment discrimination by an employee is valid. However, Colorado employers sometimes are not clear as to what actions are allowable, how to prevent discrimination from occurring, or how to defend against EEOC discrimination charges. 68% of Colorado employers that do not have internal legal counsel, fail… Read more »

Information for Colorado Employers that Can Minimize Litigation National origin discrimination in the workplace, under Colorado discrimination laws, occurs when employers treat applicants or employees unfavorably because of factors such as ethnicity, national origin, accent, or even if the employer perceived them to be of a certain national original regardless of whether… Read more »

Contractors can claim mistake of fact in bid claims against the federal government.  When arguing that there was a mistake in bid, a contractor can either raise a mutual mistake of fact (both contractor and government made a mistake in drafting the agreement) or unilateral mistake of fact (contractor mistake)… Read more »

When it comes to commercial litigation, as a CEO and business owner, you often think that being able to call an attorney gives you a piece of mind to sleep at night. Although there is some comfort and truth to this, the question really becomes what can you do now so… Read more »

When thinking about the civil litigation definition, one must contrast a criminal defendant on trial as opposed to a civil defendant that is being for money damages or some other non-criminal sanction. Civil litigation includes a variety of practice areas that include, probate, personal injury law, family law, contract law and… Read more »

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits covered employers from engaging in age discrimination in employment.  The ADEA protect employees 40 and over. However, where there is a bona fide occupational reasonably necessary to the normal operations of your particular business, you may be allowed to discriminate based upon age. This is… Read more »

 Importance of Breach of Contract Remedies in a Lawsuit As a party to a contracts lawsuit, you can seek several remedies for breach of contract and damages. Sometimes the decision to file a case, or not, could depend on potentially available solutions. Also, when filing a lawsuit your complaint has… Read more »

  Many legal hurdles under Colorado corporate law severely impact corporate CEO’s, and business partners, often find themselves involved in litigation. However, although they cannot avoid every corporate dispute, some mistakes often come from not understanding their obligations and duties under the various and complex business laws. These mistakes are… Read more »