About Litigation Law Group

The Caplan and Earnest litigation team is highly experienced, with team members having served as district attorneys, county attorneys, in the Colorado Attorney General’s office, and on the district court bench. We are skilled advocates who practice in all areas of dispute resolution, including trial and appellate litigation, arbitration, mediation and regulatory proceedings.

The CGIA and School District Playground Equipment – The Colorado Supreme Court Rules on St. Vrain Valley Sch. Dist. RE-1J v. Loveland

On May 22, 2017, the Colorado Supreme Court issued a ruling that a piece of playground equipment that was not negligently constructed or maintained is not a “dangerous condition” under the “recreation-area waiver” of the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA). In so holding, the Court rejected the argument that the CGIA could not be invoked because a piece of “zip [...]

By |2017-06-13T08:23:00-06:00June 12, 2017|

Concussions and Youth Sports: Practices for Avoiding Litigation

In the last several years, sports-related concussions have dominated the news. This increased focus has forced significant rule changes in contact sports such as football and resulted in major studies on athletes’ brains. There has also been an effort to change the culture of sports which has long been ruled by toughness first. Additionally, lawsuits from the National Football League [...]

By |2017-06-19T10:47:12-06:00October 20, 2014|