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Reversing a lower court ruling, the Colorado supreme court, in Michigan States Mutual v. Roinestad held that injury claims resulting from an 8' grease clog were barred by the pollution exclusion in general liability policy.  The insured restaurant caused the clog by dumping a substantial
In Bedor v. Johnson, the Colorado Supreme Court overruled prior holdings, and eliminated the sudden emergency doctrine.  Under the doctrine,  a person who, through no fault of his or her own, is placed in a sudden emergency is not chargeable with negligence if the person exercises