Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM MDT
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3900 E. Mexico Ave., Ste. 700
Denver, CO 80210

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Bo Donegan 
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 

Bad Faith Update

Presented by: 
Heather SalgMessner Reeves, LLP
Billy-George HertzkeSGR, LLC

LIVE!  (no webinar)

October 27, 2022 - 5:00 - 6:00 pm
CDLA Members Only / 1 hour CLE applied for 

Join us for the first happy hour session of the CLE season for an update on recent cases and trends we are seeing in bad faith litigation. 

The topics for this session include:

1. Case Law Update

2. Colorado State Courts

1. Skillett v. Allstate
2. Noteworthy District Court Orders
3. Cases pending before Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
4. Open discussion of issues and cases participants have recently received rulings on or that are on appeal.

3. Federal Courts

1. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

a. Slavin v. Garrison Property & Cas.
b. Hot topic discussion: Should jury be told about penalty?
Pros and Cons.

4. U.S. District Court Orders

1. Menapace v. Alaska National Ins. Co.
2. Overview of significant recent orders and verdicts.
3. Hot topics in federal court.
4. Open discussion of cases and motions participants have before the court.

5. Legislative Update

1. Bills passed in last session and bills we may see in upcoming session.
2. Recent Trends in Bad Faith Litigation 
3. Arguments being made by plaintiffs.
4. Strategies for defending bad faith cases.
5. Discussion of how failure to cooperate statute has changed landscape of bad faith cases.