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Daniel A. Sloane

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Denver Personal Injury Attorney with 20 Years’ Experience

Dan is a third-generation Denver native who has been representing injured clients for 15 years. Dan has been selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, named in Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News and World Report, selected as a Best Lawyer in Denver by the Denver Post and named one of Denver’s Top Lawyers by 5280 Magazine.

Dan has been married 25 years, has two terrific grown daughters and two dogs.

Practice Areas & Case Results

Since 1997, Attorney Sloane has been practicing civil trial law. For the past fifteen years, Dan’s scope of and clients have covered a broad spectrum of personal injury cases. His most recent cases have been on those who have been impacted and victimized by sexual abuse and harassment. Dan was the key attorney on a recent case between a former student of Adams County in Colorado and a young man who was repeatedly assaulted by her teacher, Gilbert Trujillo. The winnings were $5 million for the case, which is the largest in Colorado state history under Title IX.

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Dan also has vast experience with clients who motorcycle accidents, car accidents, truck and bus accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. These victims’ injuries ranged from spinal cord injuries, quadriplegia, nerve injuries, soft tissue damage, mild to severe traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and more.

Additionally, he represents those who have fallen victim to unfair wage practices. Throughout his career, Attorney Sloane has recovered numerous six and seven-figure amounts for his medical malpractice and personal injury clients.

Employment Law Representation

As part of his practice in employment law, Attorney Sloane provides representation for individuals who have experienced unfair wages or over-time practices from their employers. In a recent case, Attorney Sloane obtained class certification and served as co-lead counsel in the United States District Court for a group of employees who were not fairly paid their overtime wages. In a previous nationwide multi-district product liability case, he also served as a member of the steering committee.

Volunteer & Educational Work

Dan is involved in numerous charitable organizations. He served as a board member on the Temple Sinai Board of Trustees for five years. Dan was a board member of the Brain Injury Association (Alliance) of Colorado (BIAC) for over 10 years and served as Board President for two years. Dan also acted as BIAC’s general counsel for several years and continues to donate his time and support BIAC.


  • “Litigation of Pediatric Brain Injury Cases,” Brain Injury Association of Colorado Conference, Vail, Colorado
  • “A Novel Approach to Handling Medical Malpractice Claims,” American College of Surgeons, Denver, Colorado
  • “Legal and Financial Issues Surrounding Brain Injuries,” Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Denver, Colorado
  • The Craig Hospital 2012 Brain Injury Summit in Beaver Creek, Colorado
  • Dan has conducted question and answer seminars for many brain injury support groups throughout Colorado.

Published Works

  • Colorado Chapter; Business Torts, A Fifty State Guide, Aspen Publishing
  • American Association for Justice
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Eagle Member
  • Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, Board Member and Past-President
  • Arapahoe County Association
  • Board of Temple Sinai, Trustee, 1995 – 2000
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
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Attorney Daniel A. Sloane Has Recovered Millions of Dollars for His Clients
  • Settlement for Individuals Injured by a Defective Product $23 Million

    Settlement for group of individuals injured by a defective product. Dan was a member of a national team of lawyers who helped secure this settlement. The largest single settlement in the country was paid to Dan’s individual client.

  • Birth Injury Settlement $2 Million

    Settlement for client who sustained a brain injury at birth.

  • Medical Malpractice Case Resulting From Injury During Surgery $1.8 Million

    Settlement for client who sustained damage to the vestibular system during sinus surgery.

  • Case Involving Reckless Bus Driver Who Fled the Scene $750 Thousand

    When our client was run off the road by a careless bus driver who fled the accident scene, Dan Sloane investigated, located and sued the responsible driver and bus company, ultimately recovering $750,000 for our injured client.

  • Federal Torts Claims Act Case Against a Medicaid Clinic $600 Thousand

    Federal Torts Claims Act case against a Medicaid clinic when one if its physicians misdiagnosed clients cancer. Client would up with permanent colostomy bag.

  • Settlement for Client Who Was Hit by a Left-Turning Vehicle $575 Thousand

    Settlement for client who was hit by a left-turning vehicle at an intersection. Client suffered severe injuries to face and jaw.

  • Car Accident Resulting in Neck and Shoulder Injuries $550 Thousand

    Settlement for client who was rear-ended at low rate of speed and who’s vehicle received very little damage while stopped at a stop light. Client injured neck and shoulder requiring surgery.

  • Pedestrian Accident Involving Woman Crossing the Street $250 Thousand

    Woman hit in crosswalk by turning car.

  • Settlement Against Insurance Carrier Who Denied Client's Brain Injury $250 Thousand

    A $250,000 settlement plus continuing monthly payments from insurance to client for 20 years. Client’s disability insurance carrier denied client’s acquired brain injury and refused to pay disability benefits.

  • Settlement for Disabled Client Whose Wheelchair was Improperly Secured $250 Thousand

    Dan Sloane’s disabled client was tipped over backwards in his wheelchair when the driver of a specialized bus designed to transport disabled people negligently failed to secure our client’s wheelchair inside the bus.

  • Underinsured Policy Limits Settlement for Motorcyclist Hit by Car $100 Thousand

    Underinsured policy limits settlement for client who was hit by a car on his motorcycle. Client sustained severe abrasions and an injured knee.

Client testimonials

Hear What Clients Have to Say About Attorney Daniel A. Sloane
  • I put my TRUST in Dan Sloane.

    “Dan Sloane is very professional and impressed me during negotiations with his clever strategies. He sincerely cares and seeks justice. Dan knows what he's doing and won our case for us.”

    - Julie D.
  • Dan Sloane and his staff were nothing less than impeccable.

    “Dan Sloane and his staff were nothing less than impeccable in service, communication, follow-through, and attention to detail. While it can be unnerving when dealing with legal affairs, their team kept it personal, informative, and easily understandable.”

    - Dean R.
  • Dan Sloane of Denver Trial Lawyer was always there and helped guide me step by step through the process.

    “Dan Sloane of Denver Trial Lawyer was always there and helped guide me step by step through the process. He made the case easier for me to understand. I recommend him highly! Very trustworthy!”

    - Esther G.

Why Hire Denver Trial Lawyers

  • Hundreds of Millions in Recoveries

    We have represented thousands of individuals against insurance companies and corporations, recovering hundreds of millions in the process.

  • A Voice for Change

    Attorneys at our firm have been at the helm of cases that have gone on to influence legislation, change laws, and impact society for the better.

  • We Won't Settle For Less

    We are trial lawyers through and through, and we will take your case as far as it can go.

  • No Cost Unless We Win

    We represent clients on a contingency fee basis. We only get paid if we win your case.

  • Serving Our Community

    Giving back to our community is extremely important to us. We support a number of charitable programs.

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