Paul R. Flick

Paul R. Flick is a commercial and insurance litigator.  He represents policyholders in coverage disputes, including pursuing extra-contractual claims against carriers.  He also handles first and third-party commercial claims for clients in a variety of industries.  Paul got his start defending insureds and insurance carriers, as well as international Fortune 100 companies with large SIRs, in tort litigation and carriers in bad faith and extra-contractual litigation.  He has drafted coverage opinions and litigated coverage disputes under CGL, D&O, E&O, E&S, OCIP, and CCIP policies, including excess, umbrella, and reinsurance.  

Admissions & Affiliations:

-Texas

-Colorado

-United States District Court, Northern District of Texas

-United States District Court, District of Colorado

-United States District Court, District of Wyoming

-United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee

-United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

-Dallas Bar Association

-State Bar of Texas

-Colorado State Bar

Education:

 
University of Wyoming, College of Law, J.D. 2002 

     -Outstanding Law Student Award, 2002    

     -Student Director, Wyoming Defender Aid Program, 2001-2002

     -Externship, Office of the Federal Public Defender, James Barrett, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2000-2001

     -Research Assistant, Professor Diane Courselle, University of Wyoming, College of Law, Summer 2000

Clemson University, B.A. History, cum laude, 1998

Representative Matters:

Wagoner, et al. v. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, United States District Court, District of Wyoming, Case No. 07-CV-244J, Honorable Alan B. Johnson. Defended Schlumberger Technology Corporation in a three-week jury trial invovling allegations of a traumatic brain injury.  After deliberating for about four hours, the jury entered a verdict for Plaintiffs in the amount of $29,800.00.  The case was mediated twice prior to trial.

  • Wagoner, et al. v. Schlumberger Tech. Corp., Civil Action No. 07-CV-244-J, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF WYOMING, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109634 (June 19, 2008)(Regarding Rule 702/Daubert motion to exclude expert biomechanical engineering testimony related to the ultimate cause of a TBI).

  • Wagoner et al. v. Schlumberger Tech. Corp., Civil Action No. 07-CV-244-J, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF WYOMING, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118764 (June 20, 2008)(Regarding admission of Rule 702 testimony related to the expert’s personal research, and opinions stemming regarding 3Tesla MRI Diffusion Tensor Imaging).

Grabau, et al. v. Target Stores, a Division of Target Corporation, United States District Court, District of Colorado, Case No. 06-CV-01308, Honorable Robert E. Blackburn.  Defended Target in a one-week jury trial.  

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24986 (March 18, 2009) (Regarding recoverability of expert witness fees and litigation costs in Federal Court).

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118407 (Mar. 6, 2008) (Regarding admissibility of billed versus paid amounts of medical specials).

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20238 (Mar. 6, 2008) (Regarding exclusion of evidence of subsequent remedial measures).

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7229 (January 17, 2008) (Regarding denial of motion for leave to amend Complaint to add claim for exemplary damages due to futility).

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122899 (March 6, 2008) (Regarding standard per FRCP 26 for exclusion of evidence due to late disclosure).

  • Grabau v. Target Corp., Civil Action No. 06-cv-01308-WDM-KLM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93007 (December 22, 2006) (D. Colo. June 30, 2007)(Regarding denial of leave to amend Complaint to add party who would destroy diversity jurisdiction).

Walter Miech v. Sheridan County Wyoming, (D.C. No. 00-CV-178-D), United States District Court, District of Wyoming, Honorable William F. Downes.  Defended Sheridan County in a two-week jury trial.   

Zachary Smith v. Kimberly Tipps, 002-00850-2014, Collin County, TX.

Defended Kimberly Tipps.  Stipulation of dismissal filed by Plaintiff with no award or settlement of any kind.

Durlacher, et. al. v. Hoffschneider, et. al., 925 F.Supp.2d 1246 (D. Wyo. 2013).

Mortgage Cadence, LLC v. Bay Docs, Inc., Denver County District Court, Denver, Colorado.  Summary judgment on behalf of Defendant Bay Docs, Inc., Awarded costs. 

S.W., a minor, by and through his parents and next friends, David Wacker and Rhonda Wacker; and David Wacker and Rhonda Wacker, individually v. Towers Boat Club, Inc., Blaster Bouncer Jumping Castles and North Poudre Irrigation Company, Jefferson County District Court, Golden, Colorado, Civ. Case. 10 CV 1507. Achieved summary judgment on behalf of the Towers Boat Club, Inc.  

Colorado Drilling Corporation v. Schlumberger Technology Corporation (AAA Arbitration).​

Walter Meich v. Sheridan County Wyoming, 109 Fed. Appx. 280 (10th Cir. 2004) 

Wyo. Workers' Safety & Comp. Div. v. Michael Parrish, 100 P.3d 1244 (Wyo. 2004). Created new law in Wyoming when it summarily affirmed the underlying award.

Kevin Robinson v. State of Wyoming, 64 P.3d 743 (Wyo. 2003). 

Shawn Lewis v. State of Wyoming, 48 P.3d 1063 (Wyo. 2002). 

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