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State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Peiffer
Citation:955 P.2d 1008 (Colo. 1998)
The plaintiff was injured in an automobile accident when her car was struck by another vehicle. The plaintiff had an automobile insurance policy with the defendant. After the accident, the plaintiff began receiving extensive treatment from multiple health care providers. Such treatment included chiropractic treatment. The defendant did not believe that such treatment was necessary.
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