Denver District Court Finds Plaintiff Who “Takes a Short Cut” Across Defendant’s Parking Lot a “Trespasser” under the Colorado Premises Liability Act
Chance Koch v. ABM Parking Services, Inc. f/k/a AMPCO System Parking, District Court, City and County of Denver, Case Number: 2014CV30067
The Hall & Evans Rocky Mountain Litigation Reporter is a periodic online newsletter directed to a select group of individuals and organizations. In this edition, we summarize recent decisions from the Colorado Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, as well as legislative and administrative developments at both the state and federal levels.
On February 17, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court held that the “notice-prejudice rule” does not apply to claims-made policies. In its landmark 2005 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court held that an insured under an occurrence policy who gives late notice of a claim to its insurer does not lose coverage benefits unless the insurer can prove it was prejudiced by the late notice.