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I was in a car accident. I know I need a lawyer, but what do I do next?

Often, having an experienced lawyer can make a big difference in how, when, and for how much you will recover for injuries after an accident.  Preparing to meet with a lawyer can be intimidating.  What do I need to do.  Often, it helps to write down what you can remember;  the time, the date, weather… Read More »

The Best Car Accident Claim? The Accident that Never Happens

Accidents happen.  However, as responsible drivers, there are things we can all do to make the road safer for everyone.  Safe driving is not only commonsense, it is our responsibility.  Follow these Safety Tips to decrease the chances of a serious car accident. Sometimes accidents do happen.  Whether you are seeking long term disability or… Read More »

US District Court Overturns Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits

In a published decision by the US District Court for Colorado, we helped our client (“ML”) overturn the termination of her Long Term Disability benefits which she had been receiving for over 20 years.  Among the arguments we made, was the “new” argument that the Court should consider the amount of time LM had been… Read More »

Federal Court Rules Colorado Law (Not Out of State Law) Applies to Damages Provision of UM Policy

In an important win for our client, the US District Court for Colorado recently granted our Motion for Summary Judgment that Colorado law —  not the out-of-state law the insurance company argued for  —  governed damages in an accident here in Colorado. The insurance company argued that because our client was from Missouri, Missouri law… Read More »

The New Battle: ERISA Venue Provisions

In their never-ending search for advantage, many employers and insurance companies are now adding venue provisions to their group policies.  In short, these provisions require the insured-employee to litigate their claims thousands of miles from where they work and live, which often increases the cost of the litigation dramatically.  Before you “give in” to one… Read More »

Distracted Driving and Colorado Car Accidents

Did you know that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 16% of all motor vehicle crashes are caused by distracted driving. In 2012 alone, there were more than 3,000 people killed and more than 400,000 people injured in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted driving. Is that really a surprise.  Thanks to… Read More »

What are clients saying about us?

 A recent review from our Facebook page ……  Chana Guy reviewed Silvern & Bulger, P.C., Attorneys & Counselors at Law — 5 star Yesterday at 11:20am · Tom Bulger is the best! His fees are so reasonable and he explains them right up front. No confusing contracts. Tom is responsive to his clients needs and… Read More »

What ppeople are saying about Silvern & Bulger, PC

Michael Sanchez writes, on · January 10, 2018: I was denied long term disability due to my employer submitted a wrong job description which caused my claim among a list of other non-factual false statements to the insurance carrier denying my LTD benefits. I lost my job, health care, and retirement. I took all my documents… Read More »

ERISA and the Statute of Limitations

Every type of case has its own Statute of Limitations (the period that the law gives you to file a lawsuit to protect your rights).  These limitation periods can vary from State to State, between the State and Federal Court system, and even from Judge to Judge.  To complicate matters, certain insurance companies offering health,… Read More »

Winter is here; Denver Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys

In Colorado, and in the Denver metro region, winter is a special time. With so many things to do, from skiing and snowboarding, to ice skating downtown, it is many peoples’ favorite time of year!  However, it is also the time when the snowy and icy conditions can lead to unexpected accidents.   Ice and… Read More »