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  • November 19, 2019 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Largest Individual School Sexual Assault Award in Colorado History Dan Sloane and Mike Kane recently attained the largest settlement for an individual victim of sexual assault by a teacher in Colorado history, holding both the school district, and its insurer, responsible. When the decision by school administrators to ignore and cover-up numerous incidents of inappropriate...

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  • October 24, 2019 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Congratulations to Steve Wahlberg, one of the founding Partners of the Denver Trial Lawyers ®, for receiving this year's Professionalism Award from the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA). Every year CDLA and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) each select one member from the opposite side of the aisle who exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism....

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  • June 21, 2019 | Read Time: 1 Minute

On June 15, 2019 the medical malpractice attorneys at Denver Trial Lawyers ® filed a lawsuit against Porter Hospital on behalf of 86 individuals, including 67 patients and 19 spouses.  These patients suffered catastrophic infections after surgery, including hip replacements, knee replacements, spine surgeries, eye surgeries, mastectomies, heart surgeries, hysterectomies, and other surgeries.  These claims are...

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  • June 05, 2019 | Read Time: 1 Minute

A Colorado man was awarded $3 million after hospital staff failed to recognize a spinal injury, causing him to become permanently paralyzed. Samuel Chifalo, 66, went to the emergency room at Parkview Medical Center on February 11, 2016, seeking treatment after he fell and struck his face on furniture. He returned to the emergency room...

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  • July 31, 2017 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Ross Ziev represented a 73-year-old woman who fell over a mat which had not been secured to the floor at Lutheran Medical Center, breaking her shoulder and requiring two shoulder surgeries. The hospital offered nothing before a lawsuit was filed and then only offered $12,500 at mediation. The jury returned a verdict which, with interest,...

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  • October 31, 2016 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Best Lawyers in America© launched in 1983, making it not only the oldest, but also the most respected peer-review publication, allowing lawyers across the nation to confidentially evaluate one another. In order to be considered, an attorney must first be nominated, then evaluated by their peers within the same area of practice and geographical area....

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  • October 24, 2016 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Denver Trial Lawyers ® is pleased to announce that founding partner Steve Wahlberg was selected for the Barrister’s Best award by Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best Survey 2016, recognized for his work as a personal injury attorney. The Barrister’s Best list is comprised of the top attorneys in the state of Colorado from different areas of...

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  • January 20, 2015 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Colorado Attorney David Woodruff has devoted his entire legal career to representing victims of medical malpractice. His dedication to injured patients is unparalleled in the legal community and he works zealously to hold negligent medical professionals accountable for their mistakes. Now, Attorney David Woodruff's dedication has once again been recognized in the legal community. Recently,...

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  • July 11, 2014 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Partner David Woodruff was awarded Case of the Year honors by the CTLA for his work on behalf of Baby Abigael. David took on the case for a family whose child was the victim of medical negligence during birth. As an experienced Denver birth injury attorney, David was able to be sure that Baby Abigael will always...

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  • February 24, 2014 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is responsible for imposing and enforcing the rules and regulations that govern America’s trucking industry. One of those rules regards how many breaks and rests truck drivers are forced to take while performing their job duties. The reason is simple: truck driver fatigue is one of the major causes...

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