Plumbers’ naming dispute plunges into court

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Claiming a former employee copied the company name when he started his own firm, a plumbing business has filed a lawsuit in Denver court hoping to keep the competition from draining its business.

Law firms in their own legal dispute over similar names

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Two Denver-area lawyers with the last name Gilbert now have a lawsuit between them and their two firms, with one Gilbert claiming their similarly named companies have caused confusion among clients and in court.

Software firms at odds over soured sales deal

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In a recent lawsuit, one local software company accuses another of purposely failing to hold up its end of a sales agreement, copying its software and using it as a scapegoat for huge losses.

Legal spat between RiNo baker, landlord heats up

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A bakery at The Source market and its landlord and investor have exchanged lawsuits, with accusations of improper withdrawal of funds and unacceptable building renovations thrown across the mediation table.

Law firm builds business on fluctuating staff

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Just a few months in and with some big firms on board with the model, a startup law firm is promising to keep client costs low by relying heavily on contractors on a case-to-case basis.

Energy firm sued by another investor

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An investor in a local renewable energy firm says the company’s CEO spent her $83,000 on himself and has kept her in the dark about the firm’s performance. He claims the lawsuit is personal.

Patagonia sues mobile fundraising group

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A fundraising effort to combat hunger, which has allegedly driven through area towns in a van adorned by the Patagonia logo, has been sued by the retail giant, which wants the court to pull the brakes on the operation.

Rerun: TV repairman again accused of customer fraud

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Accused of swindling customers with faked technicians, falsified problems and inflated prices, a Centennial electronics shop owner is facing criminal and civil charges from the state — and this isn’t his first time on the court scene.

RV dealer sues Ariz. company over alleged kickback scheme

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After filing a lawsuit in June against one of its former salesmen, an Adams County RV company has filed another suit, this time against the Arizona dealership it accuses of paying its employee kickbacks for discounted RVs.