August 2008 Karen Wheeler won summary judgment in an Adams District Court action involving the determination of whether the owner of leased property was a “person in possession” under the premises liability statute.
August 2008 Karen Wheeler won summary judgment in a legal malpractice action.
August 2008 Karen Wheeler and Brian Waters won summary judgment a federal case involving Colorado’s premises liability statute.
July 2008 Wagner v. Grange Insurance Association, Adams County District Court, Civil Action 2005CV1347. On remand from the Colorado Court of Appeals, the trial court agreed with Brian Waters and granted summary judgment in a case against an insurance company involving alleged entitlement to enhanced personal injury protection benefits. The dismissed action included claims for declaratory relief/reformation of an insurance policy, breach of insurance contract, willful and wanton statutory bad…
July 2008 Brian Waters obtained a favorable court order protecting his corporate client from oppressive deposition and written discovery.
April 2008 Karen Wheeler successfully defended an action involving numerous claims. Prior to trial, the court granted summary judgment with respect to claims of fraudulent misrepresentation, retaliatory eviction and outrageous conduct. All other claims went to trial. At the close of plaintiff’s evidence, the court entered directed verdict for the defense with respect to a second fraudulent misrepresentation claim, two claims of libel per se, and one claim of negligence…
April 2008 The Denver Bar Association chose Karen Wheeler as its 2008 volunteer lawyer of the year.