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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 »

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 »

What are clients saying about us?

From our Facebook page … Chris Melnick reviewed Silvern & Bulger, P.C., Attorneys & Counselors at Law — 5 star January 14 at 3:05pm · Tom Bulger represented me in a long term disability case. I had originally started out with one of the most widely advertised disability attorneys in Denver. The other attorney’s contract… Read More »

ERISA and Change of Venue

You live in Colorado.  You work here.  Your employer’s insurance company denies your disability or medical benefit claim, and tells you that your policy requires you to file your lawsuit in some far away jurisdiction like Delaware or Missouri (based on a clause in the policy you never saw, let alone agreed to).  What are… Read More »

What Makes Silvern & Bulger Different?

I have been representing injury victims, and the disabled in Colorado, for over 20 years.  One of the most common questions I get asked is “what makes your firm different then the hundreds of other law firms in Denver, Wheat Ridge and Colorado?” There are many many excellent lawyers in Colorado.  And not every lawyer… Read More »

I Have to Appeal a Denial of an ERISA claim; Do I need a Lawyer?

The short answer …. in most cases, yes. In most cases under the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act (ERISA), the Court will decide the case based on the Administrative Record.  The “Record” is made up, in most cases, of the documents and information that you submit during the initial claim, and during the appeal. … Read More »

DOES YOUR FIRM HAVE A PROUDEST MOMENT?

I once had a client asked that question, and I was stumped. So, I asked my partner Steve Silvern for his thoughts.  Steve won prestigious academic awards in college at Cal-Berkley including Phi Beta Kappa and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, and graduated from UCLA law School where he was named Rosco Pound Advocate in 1972. However,… Read More »

ARE TRUCK ACCIDENTS DIFFERENT THEN “REGULAR” CAR ACCIDENTS?

Commercial trucks have a lot of moving parts and require constant upkeep to be safe for travel on public roads. However, there are a number of issues that could lead to a serious trucking accident. These include the following: Driver error: Distractions, inexperience and drunk driving are all common factors in these crashes, as is… Read More »

WHO DO YOU FIGHT IN ERISA?

The vast majority of employee benefits, including long term disability, short term disability and medical benefits, are governed by ERISA.  Surprisingly, there are relatively few insurance companies and related companies that insurer these claims (and we have worked with, and stood up against, the vast majority of them!).  This includes: CIGNA The Hartford Reliance Standard… Read More »

WHY DO YOU HANDLE ERISA, LTD, STD AND PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS?

wWe are often asked why (and how) we can handle these different types of cases.  The answer is part of our firm’s philosophy. Our clients, the “regular” working men and women of Colorado, deserve the same high level services available to them that the large insurance companies and corporations that oppose them have. We strive to… Read More »