In a claim successfully litigated by Christin Bechmann, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) determined that a back surgery recommended by the authorized treating providers (ATP's) was not reasonable or necessary medical care.[more]
Petitioner alleged she developed injuries to her right arm, neck and shoulder as a production worker on an assembly line. Petitioner specifically alleged that the injuries occurred while using a mallet to punch out holes in a material. [more]
Brad Miller and Kendra Garstka recently prevailed on a difficult causation defense presented on a Colorado claim. Claimant argued on this specific claim that she developed a low back injury by bending over in an awkward fashion to place a tag on a piece of luggage while working at the airport. [more]
In situations where you and the other parent of your child are no longer together, the court decides the allocation of parental responsibilities (decision-making and parenting-time) related to your child.
Ian Ray Mitchell grew up in Lakewood, Colorado and attended Green Mountain High School. At the age of 16, after winning multiple National Championships, Mr. Mitchell won the first Jr. World Championship in Taekwondo in 1989. The sport being his passion, he graduated early from high school to take up residence at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado and became the runner up at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in 1992.
A native Coloradan, he obtained both his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Mr. Mitchell began his career in Insurance Defense and Litigation in 2003 and joined Pollart Miller in 2007. Mr. Mitchell's practice includes bad faith defense, general tort defense and complex workers' compensation subrogation.
When not pursuing our clients' interests in both State and Federal Court, Mr. Mitchell enjoys time with his wife and two children, fly fishing the entirety of the Platte River throughout the year and attending bluegrass music festivals across the country.