McDivitt In The News

CSPD Under Review Due to Possible Mishandling of Evidence

Drug cases handled by the Colorado Springs Police Department are now under review due to a possible mishandling of evidence. Mike McDivitt was interviewed by KOAA and asked to give his thoughts on the issue.

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Could you be fined for not removing snow from your vehicle’s roof?

In Colorado, you could face a fine for not removing snow and ice from your windows. But there is no law on the books about removing snow and ice from your car's roof. Fox 31 in Denver interviews McDivitt Attorney Ale Morales on the legal issues around removing snow from your vehicle.

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Local Health Agencies Called On to Help Pay for Blood Tests

In a press conference held by McDivitt Law Firm, the firm called on local health agencies to help pay for blood tests for those living in Security, Fountain, and Widefield due to the contaminated water drinking water.

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McDivitt Introduces NY Firm to Partner With on Water Contamination Case

McDivitt Law Firm held a press conference to introduce the law firm they’ve teamed up with on the contaminated water cases in Security, Fountain, and Widefield and to call on local and state government agencies to provide blood tests for those living in the affected areas.

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McDivitt Law Firm Introduces New York firm Specializing in Environmental Cases

McDivitt Law Firm held a press conference introducing the New York firm specializing in environmental cases that they are teaming up with in the Contaminated Water Cases in Security, Fountain, and Widefield.

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Contaminated Water- Law Firm Seeks Compensation

Mike McDivitt was recently interviewed in a news story by KRDO, about the contaminated water issues in the Security, Fountain and Widefield communities

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McDivitt Law Considers Legal Options in Water Issues

McDivitt Law Firm was recently featured in a news story by KKTV on the water contamination issue in the Widefield, Fountain and Security communities south of Colorado Springs

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Contaminated Water- Security, Fountain & Widefield

KOAA recently interviewed Mike McDivitt on a story about the water contamination issue in the Security Widefield and Fountain communities, and a possible lawsuit.

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CBS4 Victim Claims Graphic Video Shows Excessive Force By Police

CBS4 in Denver obtained new body cam footage from the La Junta Police Department taken the night Donovan Duran was injured while in police custody.

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Updates on the Donovan Duran Case

In light of recently obtained police body cam footage, Donovan Duran was featured in a news story by KRDO about Mr. Duran’s injuries and lawsuit against a La Junta police officer. The suit claims excessive force was used by La Junta police officers during an arrest in which no charges were filed.

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McDivitt Reminds Motorists of Bicycle Laws

Mike McDivitt was recently interviewed by KRDO on Bicycle Safety, as people are getting outside to enjoy the warm Spring weather on their Bicycles.

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Peyton Manning mentioned in compaint against Tennessee

Mike McDivitt is interviewed by KRDO on a story about Peyton Manning's name being mentioned in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of women against the University of Tennessee.

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Colorado MMA Fighter Says Cops Beat Him, Left Him Paralyzed

A video story by the Denver Post on Colorado MMA Fighter Donovan Duran, who says La Junta police officers beat him causing him to be paralyzed.

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Fighter Claims He Was Paralyzed by Police During Arrest

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the La Junta Police Department,

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Pueblo Foster Mom Sent to Prison

Emotions ran high as Pueblo foster mom is sentenced.

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Foster Mother Sentenced to Prison for Death of Child

A Pueblo foster mother is headed to prison for child abuse resulting in death.

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Joven Queda Paralizado

Denver, CO (Entravision) Un joven de La junta, Colorado dice ser víctima de uso excesivo de la fuerza por parte de autoridades. Nuestra compañera Karen Vega habló con el y con su abogado y nos dice qué es lo que están haciendo la policía al respect.

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How to Avoid a DUI

A news story on including information on McDivitt Law Firm's New Year's Eve Safe Ride Program

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Keep Our Roads Safe on New Year's Eve

People across southern Colorado are getting ready to ring in the New Year. But, if you have too much to drink tonight, one group wants to make sure you don't get behind the wheel.

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Daily Fantasy Football Under Fire

An interview by KRDO Mike McDivitt offers a legal perspective on whether or not Daily Fantasy Football websites could be considered gambling.

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Online Bullies Will See Tougher Consequences

A report by KRDO with comments by David McDivitt on a new law that has gone into effect in Colorado bringing serious consequences to online bullies.

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Cash for Potholes

Date: May-14 Summary: KRDO news clip discusses claims to the City of Colorado Springs for damage caused by potholes.

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Employees Seek Damages Former El Paso County Sheriff

March 7, 2015

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Teen Drivers not to be Charged as Adults

Date: 9-8-14 Summary: KRDO news clip discusses vehicular homicide in relation to juvenile drivers. David McDivitt discusses how laws are changing regarding juveniles being charged as an adult due to development of their brains.

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Online Rants and Legalities

Date: 5-19-14 Summary: KRDO segment regarding social media rants and legal ramifications. KRDO interviewed David McDivitt, who discusses issues of libel with social media.

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Black Forest Fire Board Investigation Costs

Date: 3-25-14 Summary: KRDO segment about the Black Forest Fire Board’s investigation costs. KRDO interviewed David McDivitt, who discusses legal fees incurred in regards to the investigation, and reasonable legal fees.

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Potential New Amendment to Keep Big Businesses Away

Date: 1-23-14 Summary: KRDO discusses the proposed Community Rights Amendment for the November 2014 ballot that would allow local communities to ban for profit business that could harm residents.

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Landlords vs. Tenants over Marijuana

Date: 1-3-14 Summary: KRDO news segment on property owners issues with marijuana use in leased property with the legalization of marijuana. KRDO interviews Mike McDivitt who says it is going to take time to interpret the laws and potential litigation. Mike discusses landowner and tenant rights.

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Portable Breathalyzer Accuracy

Date: 12-31-14 KOAA news segments on New Year’s Eve concerning the accuracy of portable breathalyzers. Mike McDivitt discusses how portable breathalyzer may not be reliable and talks about other ways to avoid getting behind the wheel after a drink, such as the McDivitt Safe Ride Home Program.

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Fatal Shooting in Colorado and the Make My Day Law

Date: 11-3-14 KOAA news segments discussing a fatal shooting that occurred when someone broke into a local home.

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Wrongful Death Case of Chassie Pietrolungo

Date: 9-23-14 KOAA news segment on Chassie Pietrolungo, a child who died while in foster care in Pueblo. KOAA interviews family members and David McDivitt, who discusses representation of the mother and culpability in this tragic death.

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Homeowner Liability When Serving Alcohol

Date: 1-30-15 KKTV interviewed Mike McDivitt about homeowner responsibility when serving alcohol in their home and homeowner liability in preparation for Super Bowl Sunday.

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McDivitt Makes a Difference at Centennial Elementary

Date: 8-12-2-14 McDivitt Law Firm provides new school supplies to a Centennial Elementary Kindergarten class, and Fox 31 captures students’ reaction on their first day of school.

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David McDivitt on the Dewberry Case

12-17-2012 CBS 4 discusses the case of Byson Dewberry, a man who was shot and seriously injured by a Colorado Springs store owner for allegedly stealing a bottle of vodka. Prosecutors dropped charges against the store owner. In this segment, David McDivitt discusses a lawsuit against the store owner where the victim claims the owner acted with reckless disregard when shooting him.

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2014 PSA Contest Winners

Date 05-05-14 KKTV news segments about local high school students who won the McDivitt Makes a Difference PSA contest for 2014. The PSA contest focuses on the dangers of distracted driving.

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Marijuana Shop Opening and Employment Consequences

Date: 7-31-14 In 2014, with the opening of the first recreational marijuana store in Manitou Springs, KKTV interviewed David McDivitt on how employees should review their employee handbooks regarding marijuana use and consider the effects of marijuana on work performance before deciding to use.

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