Throwing Out Wrongful Death Claims in Theater Shooting

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U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Hegarty said claims of Wrongful Death and Negligence, in the Aurora Century 16 theater should not be considered, and thrown out. Hegarty claims that laws in Colorado disallow victims, and their families, from filing such claims. James Holmes, suspected of the shooting, is currently in prison. Holmes, has been charged with […]

20th Annual Franklin Azar Tournament

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Every year, for the past 20 years, Frank Azar hosts The Franklin Azar Gold Tournament in Trinidad, Colorado. In 2012, for the first time, the tournament had two champions sharing the title. Travis Coberly and Tom Shultz shared in the title, in the Stableford format tourney. Jeff Frasheur took third place with a +15, just […]

Jesse Jackson Visits Aurora…

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Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson visited Aurora after the tragic shootings of July 20, 2012. Reverend Jackson discussed the tragedy and met with the family of victims, and discussed the issue of gun control with community leaders, including Franklin D. Azar.

Wal-Mart & HP

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Suing Wal-Mart Frank  Azar first filed suit against Wal-Mart in 1995, alleging that the company had systematically denied overtime to pharmacists in violation of federal labor laws. Over the next 15 years, Azar and counsel across the country brought actions in 26 states against Wal-Mart for systematic violations of wage and hour law.  The Firm’s […]

Depuy Hip Recall

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On January 9, 2012, Franklin D. Azar was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation. This Steering Committee is a group of attorneys selected to oversee the multi district litigation serve as a guiding force on the plaintiffs side. Mr. Azar will help coordinate the litigation and facilitate […]

Wrongful Death at Work in Colorado: Know Your Options

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Colorado wrongful death claims are usually brought on behalf of the deceased by his surviving spouse, child or parent. There are numerous wrongful death situations that are recognized by each state’s statutes. Types of Colorado wrongful death cases include: • Medical mistakes • Car or airplane accidents • Criminal attacks • Work-related exposure to dangerous […]

Slip and Fall Accidents and Colorado/U.S. Tort Law

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If a slip and fall accident occurs on the premises of a property owner due to some dangerous or hazardous condition that the owner should know about, it is the owner’s responsibility under Colorado premise liability laws. This covers the following: • Slip and fall or trip and fall accidents • Negligent security • Animal […]

Motorcycle and Recreational Vehicle (RV) Accidents in Colorado

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Motorcycle riding has become increasingly more popular on the Colorado Front Range and throughout the state of Colorado. With more motorcyclists on the road comes more opportunity for motorcycle accidents, however. This same theory applies to users of recreational vehicles such as RVs, snowmobiles, jet skis, and ATVs. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

Colorado Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles

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Accidents involving commercial vehicles often result in serious injury due to the size and volume of the vehicles involved. In addition, there are usually insurance issues to deal with including liability, heath and even health care providers. Commercial vehicle accidents tend to be more comprehensive from both a legal and financial standpoint due to it’s […]