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Colorado workers can still be fired for (legal) pot use

Did you know that in Colorado, despite the legalization of marijuana, employers can still fire you for pot use?  While legislation is pending to address this issue, it is important for those using marijuana for pain relief (or recreational use) to understand there are still legal ramifications.  For an insightful article, click here.

Colorado debates expanded protections for pot use

In our practice, many clients turn to legal marijuana for pain relief as a substitute for dangerous narcotics and opioids.  Colorado is currently debating additional protections for workers who use medical or recreational marijuana in their off duty hours.  For more on this story, click here.

Colorado in the legal spot light

Colorado takes center stage in a legal battle over the rights of electors in the Electoral College.  For more information click here.

New Colorado law takes effect on transgender ID

A transgender or non-binary person in Colorado can now access any state identity document—a birth certificate, a driver’s license, a state ID without a cumbersome process, like needing a surgery, a court order, or a doctor’s note,under a new law which takes effect in January, 2020.  For more, click here.  

New Laws taking effect in Colorado in 2020

There are several new laws taking effect in Colorado this year.  For a good summary, click here.  

Worker’s Rights Update; Colorado debates protections for marijuana use

House Rep. Jovan Melton, D-Aurora, has introduced a bill to prevent businesses from firing employees for partaking in legal activities on their own time — even if the activities are only legal under state and not federal law. The law is intended, in part, to protect workers who use marijuana (legally under Colorado law) in… Read More »

ERISA Appeals

If your claim for Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, medical or other benefits have been denied …  and the claim is governed by ERISA …  you have the right to appeal.  You not only have the right, but you are probably required to file an appeal. When filing an appeal, it is critical to… Read More »

Colorado Gives Day is Here

Today is Colorado Gives Day – a wonderful day to give back to the community and support your favorite charity.  To learn more about how you can participate, click here.   At Silvern & Bulger, PC, we have a long history of supporting local charities, schools and non-profits.  Check out our website for more about… Read More »

TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

Traumatic brain injury, or a TBI, usually results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. They can occur from a car accident, a fall, being struck on the head by falling merchandise at a store, or in many other situations.  a TBI can be characterized as mild, moderate or severe.  Mild… Read More »

Don’t Forget – The Colorado Health Insurance Open Enrollment period is here!

You still have time to review your health insurance needs, but time is running out!  The Open Enrollment period ends January 1, 2020.  Be sure to go to Connectforhealthco.com to review your options!