Featured image for post: Driskell, Fitz-Gerald & Ray wins $8.75 million verdict in Mesa county

Driskell, Fitz-Gerald & Ray wins $8.75 million verdict in Mesa county

Driskell, Fitz-Gerald & Ray won a $8.75 million verdict in Mesa county on behalf of 3 mothers who were unwittingly inseminated with the semen of their OBG/YN, Paul Jones after seeking Artificial Insemination by Donor procedures in the 1970s and 80s. The verdict was the first of its kind in Colorado and one of the first in the world, after direct-to-consumer tests recently made it easier for families to investigate their genetic heritage and in some cases, discover acts of fertility fraud. "Before genetic tests were readily available, unscrupulous doctors could rest easy knowing their unethical...

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DUIs in the Holiday Season

Holiday DUI statistics show that motorists are more likely to share the road with an intoxicated person during the holiday season than at any other time of the year. Likewise, those in Denver and beyond are more likely to be stopped for suspected DUIs between late November and January. When increased enforcement combines with more opportunities for motorists to make careless mistakes, DUI charges surely follow. Although marijuana DUIs are down sharply, conventional alcohol-related DUIs remain a safety threat. The Colorado Department of Transportation is known for its Heat is On campaign,...


Ricky Bass v. White Lodging Services Corp.

Case No. : 2012 CV 30024Judge: Scott CrabtreeTrial Dates: January 5-12, 2015Plaintiff Attorneys: Eric Driskell and Patrick Fitz-Gerald (Driskell Fitz-Gerald & Ray, LLC)Defendant's Attorneys: Richard Rediger and Lindsay Jay (Overturf McGath & Hull, PC)Type of Claim: Premises liability. Defendant White Lodging Service Corporation was the property management company for Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel and the landowner as defined by Colorado's Premises Liability Act. Plaintiff Ricky Bass was on invitee and registered guest at the Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel on December 16th,...

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Judge Rejects New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy

A federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in the city, repudiating a major element in the Bloomberg administration’s crime-fighting legacy. Plaintiffs, class members and lawyers in the lawsuit answered reporters’ questions on Monday. In the foreground: Leroy Downes; in the back, from left: Vince Warren of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Djibril Toure, Devin Almonar and David Ourlicht. The use of police stops has been widely cited by city officials as a linchpin of New York’s...

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