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Have you considered Med-pay coverage for your car?

Several of our posts have addressed different types of insurance coverage that you may want to consider purchasing for your own protection.  Medical payment coverage (also called “med-pay”) may be an important coverage to consider.  This type of coverage, that you buy from your own auto insurance carrier, provides coverage for all reasonable medical expenses that… Read More »

Damage Limits in Colorado Personal Injury Cases

Many people do not know that the amount of damages they can recover are “capped” by law.  The caps that apply are very case specific, and depend on the type of injury you suffered. In 2020, the Colorado legislature increased statutory damage limitations under 3 important statutes;   C.R.S. §§ 44-3-801 (Dram Shop Act), 13-21-102.5 (noneconomic… Read More »

ADR and Colorado

One of the most sweeping trends over the past several years in Colorado personal injury litigation is the increase in mandatory Alternative Dispute Resolution Orders (ADR).  Many Courts in Colorado, as a matter of routine, require civil cases to go through ADR before trial.  That means if you have lawsuit because of a car accident,… Read More »

Uninsured Motorist Insurance

You are in a wreck, you are hurt, and you find out the at-fault driver does not have any car insurance!  What do you do next?  If you are injured by a driver with no insurance, or who does not have enough insurance, it is important to talk to a lawyer today! When a person is… Read More »

Is there a deadline for my slip and fall case?

YES!  Most civil cases have a statute of limitations that applies;  that is a law that puts a time limit on your right to have a lawsuit heard in a state’s civil court system. Specific time limits vary depending on the kind of case you want to file. CRS 13-80-102 says that “tort actions”, which… Read More »

Personal Injury Settlements and Taxes

W are often asked if a personal injury settlement is taxed? We are not a tax firm, and the answer can be complicated (and depends on the type of case).  The normal rule is that bodily injury settlements are NOT taxable, but does need to be declared on your tax return.  Now that tax season… Read More »

Silvern & Bulger PC in the news

From a recent article on the Rueters wire: A 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Wednesday seemed conflicted over whether Banner Health’s employee health insurance plan could deny coverage for a nurse’s knee surgery based on external medical guidelines rather than its own doctors’ opinions. Thomas Bulger of Silvern & Bulger, who argued… Read More »

Colorado Law in the News

  A 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Wednesday seemed conflicted over whether Banner Health’s employee health insurance plan could deny coverage for a nurse’s knee surgery based on external medical guidelines rather than its own doctors’ opinions.  The Court also considered whether Banner was allowed to shorten the Statute of Limitations for… Read More »

Read our Reviews Online

Here is what one recent client said about working with our firm: Tom Bulger is the definition of a class act. He is kind, understanding, communicative, trustworthy, and most importantly, knows disability law inside and out. He is very creative (a rare quality among lawyers) and willing to take on a challenge, and he is… Read More »

Is My Settlement Final?

Many lawyers feel it is there duty to help inform the public about the law, and to help keep people advised about the law (our firm included!). It is important to keep in mind that the law changes rapidly, and sometimes old blog posts become out of date.  More often, new cases come out that… Read More »